Indian Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar dies

Indian Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, who took instrument to the world and collaborated with western greats has died aged 92 in San Diego. George Harrison...

DJ ordered in court for harassing singer

A DJ of a popular radio station operating from the World Trade Center has been ordered to appear in court over harassment charges. The order...

Danielle de Niese: Going for the gold

She has a voice which will capture the attention of the audience, and she is a diva in her own right. For Danielle de...

Dash Berlin to perform at Colombo Sunset Music Festival

They brought the world’s #6 DJ to Sri Lanka last year and come December 22 Sunset Music Festival 2012 in Colombo will feature the...

Alternative Sundays – The BIG 10

It’s another round of sonic diversity from home that we take the most pride in and just like every round, this one’s different! Doesn’t matter...

Damian begins a new chapter

By Dinesha Senaratne   When Damian stepped up with his friends to perform at a private party at the age of 15 he never imagined where...

Salvage to salvage rock music

Formed in 2009 as an alternative music band, Salvage is now all out to give a new identity to rock music in Sri Lanka. Band...

Basement Jaxx to perform at Lanka vs Australia match

British dance act Basement Jaxx will perform at one day matches in January in an attempt to attract a younger crowd to cricket. Basement Jaxx...

Radio fired my imagination

He is an award-winning television personality, multi-lingual and equally at ease in both French and English and runs his own Public Relations and Media...

Alternative Sunday round 09 at Kamikaze

Alternative Sunday round 9 takes place on the 4th of November at Kamikaze. Some Dig Their Music Stripped And Raw With A Poetic Soul, Others...

The Voice: Maria Soysa

She is young, pretty and has a voice to sweep an audience off its feet. But for Maria Soysa her talent is not just...

De Lanerolle Brothers and Sanga team up for charity

Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara & The De Lanerolle Brothers will come together on the 14th of November to support each other’s charities at...

‘Gangnam Style’ registers 400 million hits on YouTube

Psy's "Gangnam Style" music video has attracted more than 400 million hits on YouTube as of Monday. The video received 403.44 million views as...

DeLon suffering consequences of speaking out against M.I.A.

International recording artist, DeLon, has stepped down as the opening act for America's Got Talent artist Lindsey Stirling's first-ever U.S. Tour. The rapper, best...

Nina’s new music video premieres on MTV Asia

Pop star Mizz Nina’s new music video ‘Summer Burning’ premiered on MTV Asia this week. The single comes off the heels of her debut...

Alternative Sunday 8 at Kamikaze

Round 8 of Alternative Sunday takes place at Kamikaze at the end of this month and it will see the bridging of Pop, Conscious Hip Hop...

Tantrum launches ‘Rebellion’

Tantrum gears up for the much anticipated launch of their album Rebellion on 22 September from 7p.m. at the British School Auditorium. As the band...

World’s first underwater music club opens in the Maldives

Located 500 metres offshore and appearing to float on the surface of the ocean, Edge the overwater restaurant and Subsix, the world’s first underwater...

Music fights the ravages of civil war

It was a conflict that spanned a quarter of a century and claimed the lives of more than 80,000 people. Now, an Edinburgh tutor has...

Alternative Sunday 7 to be bigger and better

“Six months ago when we started of Alternative Sunday we had only  4 bands and a small set up and today we’re almost near...