Monday, March 29, 2010

Kalyanji Anandji: Anjane Mein (1978)

For some reason, I never used to rate 'Anjane Mein' much; however listening to it now I'm thinking it's kind of alright. Both 'O Meri Jaan' and 'Gayi Kaam Se Yeh Ladki' have loads of neat instrumental bits (the singing parts leave me cold though); a nifty mix of east and west. 'Sachchai Ki Ra Men' and 'Jeevan Ke Sab Sukh Paye Too' are typically lovely Lata ballads and 'Dil Ka Rishta Jod Diya

Friday, March 12, 2010

Music From The Third Floor: Vol. 6

Honestly, I don't think there exists a better series of Bollywood compilations than this... now in its 6th volume. So good you almost want to see the films. Right?Click on the picture for printable cover art and annotated track listing, should you so require.And previous volumes are available again as well.Track listing:1. Everybody Dance With Me (from College Girl)2. Theme Music (from Raaste Kaa

Monday, March 8, 2010

Rahul Dev Burman: Manoranjan (1974)

'Manoranjan' [review] is a great sounding RD Burman score. Arguably sans any very memorable stand-out tracks, but still, a great sounding RD Burman score. See, it's all in the arrangements, the details, the adventurousness. The Moog and close harmony singing in 'Dulhan Maike Chali', the oriental beat kicking off 'Aaya Hoon Main Tujhko Le Jaoonga', the playfulness of the two instrumentals (

Thursday, March 4, 2010

(Minor) hitch

Sharebee is being rubbish in that they won't let me upload - new post(s) as soon as they sort it, or I find an adequate alternative. Bear with me, yeah?