Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Introducing Barista Vinod

I was packing up for my move and found an old sketch of mine which I had a drawn a while back. I decided to 'ink' it and put it out there (here) and see what future beholds 'Barista Vinod', 'Sheelah' and me!

"Being Your Own Boss"

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p.s.: Here's the original sketch.

Monday, August 20, 2007

Evolution of a Song

Trace the evolution of this song from folk to an industrial, bollywood re-mix. Some songs should just be left alone.

Demis Roussos - Say You Love Me (1970)

Sholay - Mehbooba - Helen Richardson Khan (1975)

Aap Ka Shurrur - Mehbooba - Mallika Sherawat (2007)

Ram Gopal Verma ki Aag - Mehbooba Mehbooba - Urmila Matondkar (2008)

Sunday, August 12, 2007

'Appetite for Destruction' turns 20???

I saw the cover of a recent issue of the Rolling Stone magazine and the title of the lead story stopped me in my tracks. Its been 20 (not 14) years since the release of the rock album that influenced me significantly during my angst-ridden teenage years.

I was at an asian Karaoke bar last weekend and was dispassionately hearing all the singers belt out their tracks until a young girl in the next table started singing 'Sweet Child O Mine'. In no time, we were roused from our beer stupor and we all joined her in the chorus.

GNR...thank you for the two decades of memories!