A number of music albums were released prior to the Durga Puja by Bihaan Music. Many new and experienced musicians’ albums were released at the event held at The Press Club. Jojo, Subhen Chatterjee and others graced the music release occasion.
Artistry, Bandishana, Parampara, Strings and beats formed the first set of albums released at the event. The second set included albums like Swarvritta, Shruti Shringar, Music of Benaras..the legacy continues and Samarpan..Waris-e-Rasan.
The third set of albums released consisted of Phiriya Jodi se ase, A Reminiscence, Songs of AEON and Achho Antare. Soore Sourabhe, Sanjibani, Rasan Geet, Sur Sandhan formed the four set of albums released at the occasion.
The fifth set of albums consisted of Amar Swadhin Swapnoguli, Canvas –e- Sharodotsav, Bhabishyater Gaan and Drizzle of Ragas. The sixth set of albums included Best of Bandish Fusion, Vishwaranjini, Evergreen Tagore on Esraj and Time Machine.
The music albums are readily available at all the leading music stores in the city. One can also get the songs downloaded from the website of Bihaan Music.
Video: Jayati Chakraborty’s Album Folk Lok Released
In the august presence of eminent dignitaries like Anupam Roy, Lopamudra Mitra, Goutam Basu, Mahua Lahiri, Prattyush Bandopadhyay, the music album Folk Lok by singer Jayati Chakraborty was released.
This is the first folk album of Jayati Chakraborty and the singer was visibly excited at the release ceremony. Speaking at the occasion, she said “I feel privileged that Mahua Lahiri of Asha Audio has shown so much trust in me. I have done three Rabindrasangeet albums with them. But even without listening to my songs, she agreed to do this folk album. I am grateful to her for showing so much trust. Lopa di has always been my inspiration- in music or even at times in the way she dresses herself. I have disturbed her many times to get certain lines correct”.
Folk Lok is a combination of traditional folk songs with contemporary music. the six songs in the album ranges from Jhumur, Lalngeeti, Sufi, Bhaoyaiaa among a few. Lopamudra Mitra while speaking at the event said that the album will be a delight for the listeners of folk music.
Prattyush Bandopadhyay who has arranged the music said “The last folk album I did was with Lopamudra about nine or ten years ago. After a long break I have arranged the music of this folk album with Jayati. Hopefully the audience will like it”.
Brought out by Asha Audio, the album has been priced at Rs 125. The music album is available at leading music stores and also on the online platforms.
Due to the versatility of her voice, singer Sahana Bajpaie is equally popular among music enthusiasts in Bangladesh and West Bengal for making Rabindra Sangeet popular among urban youth in the mid-2000s. She released her solo folk album Mon Bandhibi Kemone recently.
The album was released under the banner of Hindustan Records Inreco and has 8 songs of Lalon, Shah Abdul Karim and Bhoba Pagla. Rabiul Islam and Agami TV (Austin Texas, USA) have produced the folk album. Samantak Sinha and Satyaki Banerjee have arranged music for the album.
When asked how she was inspired to venture into folk music she said “I was learning from the Bauls in Shantiniketan. I was also a lead singer of a folk fusion band. My interest in folk songs continued and I sang them at concerts. This is root music and I feel great energy when I sing these songs”.
The music album is readily available at music stores. Grab your copy now!!
Rupankar’s first ever Nazrulgeeti album titled ‘Shawkol Kaajer Kaaji’ was recently released in the august presence of Rupankar, Indrajit Dey, Srijit Mukherji, Lagnajita, Anindita Kaji, Satrajit Sen and others. After having sung in numerous feature films, Rabindrasangeet albums and modern songs albums, this is the first ever Nazrul Geeti album of the National Award winning singer.
The name of the album has been given by Srijit Mukherji. The music arranged by Oscar nominated musician Indrajit Indro Dey.
Twelve year old Krish Gupta a young artist currently under tutelage of Shri Ajoy Chakraborty has sung a duet in this album. There are six songs in the album namely Tomari akhir moton, Arunkanti, Aalga koro khopar badhon, Karar ei louhokopat, Shaon rate Jodi and Pashaner bhangale ghum.
The album released just before the Pujas and this music album will make for a good gift for your friends and relatives!!
Esteemed dignitaries like Usha Uthup, Srikanto Acharya, Rupak Saha, Kalyan Sen Borat and others were present at the audio music launch of singer Subhankar Bhaskar. Titled Dekha Holo Abar, the album has been released by Asha Audio.
The album contains songs which will strike a chord in the hearts of the audience for sure. The singer Subhankar Bhaskar hoped that even in this critical time of non-film music, one must not lose hope. There is still scope for non-film music.
Usha Uthup revealed that she was impressed with Subhankar’s singing ability. “We are all in the same court. In this grave time, I must thank Asha Audio for having the guts to bring out the audio music album. Subhankar has a marvelous voice and singers like him cannot be kept down. Whenever I have asked for his help, he has always come forward” said Usha Uthup.
“With Pujo just around the corner, this album of Subhankar’s will be an asset for the music lovers. One can stop piracy and also gift these albums to their near and dear ones. This will help in promoting the artist and also eradicating the evils of piracy” said Srikanto Acharya.
The album is readily available at leading music stores in the city. Grab your copy now!!