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Art on Ukulele: Famed artists paint ukuleles to raise money for a charity Art / Instruments / Painting

Art on Ukulele is a new audio-visual project organised by the team behind Art on a Postcard, the annual charity event that sees artists and designers create anonymous postcard prints, which are then auctioned in aid of the Hepatitis C Trust. This time they have collaborated with famed artists including Mick Rooney, Cathy Pilkington, and Allen Jones to paint various ukuleles to raise money for...

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Painted instruments boasting famous works of Dali and other great artists Art / Instruments / Painting

Music mashups have become a thing in the recent years. But now a Canadian artist has brought astounding mashup into musical instruments as well. Entitled as ‘Dali meets the Masters,’ the painted instruments series by Ilana Tavshunsky showcases renowned surrealist Salvador Dali travelling through history and collaborating with other great artists of those eras.


Meagan Pandian – Her journey of being India’s first Harp player Instruments / Interview / Music

While there are many platforms for musicians nowadays to showcase their talent, independent Indian musicians have to struggle a lot – from finding the audience to sponsors. But what if, you play an instrument that’s not very popular in mainstream Indian music or in the country itself? Fighting against the odds, Mumbai-based Meagan Pandian has managed to learn Harp, a rare instrument in Indian music...

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Meet Rizal, the creator of unique music instrument ‘Rasendriya’ Artists / DIY / Instruments / Music

We all know about the classic instruments of music such as guitar, drums, violin, and the list goes on. But have you ever heard of the music instrument called Rasendriya? Well, this innovative music instrument is the creation of Rizal Abdulhadi, a uniquely talented multi-instrumentalist, folk singer, songwriter, instrument maker and social activist from West Java, Indonesia.


Yaman Sharma – Solan-based luthier behind Cathode Guitars [Interview] Featured / Instruments / Interview

While most dreams die a silent death in our country, we seldom come across someone who dares to choose their passion over career, following the path with no footprints to guide them. Yaman Sharma, founder of Cathode Guitars and Basses, is someone who has found a balance between work and passion. Making dead wood breathe again, Cathode’s each guitar is handcrafted with great finesse guaranteeing...

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Meet Gladson Peter, India’s first one-man band Artists / Featured / Instruments / Music

Who needs an orchestra, when this one-man band can play over 45 musical instruments? This is an inspiring story of a Mumbai-based 24-year-old musician, Gladson Peter, who has brought the concept of ‘one-man band’ to India. Hence, entitled as the India’s first ‘one-man band.’ Well, this concept is not new to the world, as the one-man band (which refers to the ability to play a...

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