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Videos, podcasts and music videos

Podcast with Indian Ambassador Venu Rajamony

DesiYUP Podcast with the Indian Ambassador to The Netherlands Venu Rajamony

Stoptober with dr. Pranobe Oemrawsingh

In this podcast we interview dr. Pranobe Oemrawsingh. He talks about the stoptober challende where he doesn’t eat meat for a month to motivate others to stop smoking.

Ajhun Na Aaye Balamwa | Sangeeta Bhageloe

This is Sangeeta Bhageloe’s first official music video. This song is based on the raag kaushik dhwani, thaught and sung within the Kirana Gharana, stylistic school of Khyal (Indian Classical).

It was a long cherished wish of Sangeeta to sing a composition in the raga Kaushik Dhwani. “When I hear the melodies of the raga Kaushik Dhwani I experience a deep feeling from within, this raga arouses my subconsciousness and that makes it so mysterious”, says Sangeeta.

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Nitin Sawhney live in the Royal Albert Hall

Nitin Sawhney live in the Royal Albert Hall

Last night (September 21st) I saw a live performance of Nitin Sawhney. I loved every single piece of music. Because I lack words to describe my feelings and the excitement to see him perform at the Royal Albert Hall I have made this podcast so you will hear why I’m so overwhelmed by his incredible music.

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Niladri Kumar at the Darbar Festival 2014

Niladri Kumar at the Darbar Festival 2014

  DesiYUP attended the Darbar Festival at the Soutbank Centre. During a double bill concert we traveled from South to North. First we heard the moving sound of Bansuri by carnatic flutist Shashank Subramanyam. Shashank is a household name in South India.

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Jyoti Hegde at the Darbar Festival

Jyoti Hegde at the Darbar Festival

We’re here in London attending the Darbar Festival at the Southbank Center. The Darbar festival is an annual music festival which brings together the finest and broadest range of talent in Indian classical music. Here’s giving you a sample of Jyoti Hegde playing the...

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Announcing Concert: Creation of Something Meaningful

Announcing Concert: Creation of Something Meaningful

On the 23rd of February Shammi Pithia and his band will be performing in Rotterdam, LantarenVenster for the DesiYUP audience. He will be performing his latest work and will collaborate with Dutch Hindustani vocalist Sangeeta Bhageloe. In the pre-program there Dutch pianist and vocalist Steven Bissesar will be playing and singing his own composition for the first time before a live audience.

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Steven Aswin Bissesar

Steven Aswin Bissesar

Steven Bissesar is a Dutch Hindustani pianist and vocalist. Born and raised in Amsterdam. Being exposed to the piano at a very young age, Steven has been inspired by great artists like Chopin and Herbie Hancock and has kept creating his own style of jazz and neo-soul....

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Shweta Subram Interview

Shweta Subram Interview

With gorgeous looks and a powerful voice set to take over the globe, Shweta Subram is a highly accomplished vocalist. Her focus is Urban and Bollywood music. Shweta has performed across the world, shared the stage with elite names in Bollywood, featured in various TV shows, and has some prestigious awards to her credit.

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Anuj Rastogi interview – Podcast

Anuj Rastogi interview – Podcast

Anuj Rastogi is a prolific composer, producer, writer and musician who continually pushes the creative fold. To date, Anuj has produced two studio releases, features on a number of compilations, film and television music credits and several large, innovative live performance works. His studio releases and live performances have introduced an intelligent approach to melody and experimentation that has won critical, peer and audience acclaim.

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An interview with Anuj Rastogi

An interview with Anuj Rastogi

Anuj Rastogi is a prolific composer, producer, writer and musician who continually pushes the creative fold. To date, Anuj has produced two studio releases, features on a number of compilations, film and television music credits and several large, innovative live performance works

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Interview with Manish Vyas

Interview with Manish Vyas

A unique phenomenon in the world of fusion music, a talented composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer – manish vyas has emerged as a remarkable and innovative performer in his musical genre.

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Priti Menon

Priti Menon

Priti Menon is an Indian vocalist born and brought up in Mumbai, it’s has been her life long dream to become a playback singer for Indian cinema. “Seeing my voice on a big screen and seeing actors miming to my songs gives me a special feeling”, says Priti. Her wish is that the famous music genius A.R. Rehman produces a song, which will suit her Bollywood voice, and she says that she won’t give up on that dream.

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An intimate DesiYUP interview with Shivali

An intimate DesiYUP interview with Shivali

“This life is difficult and to stick on the righteous part is a challenge. The truth is that we have so may problems in life and I’m certainly not different than any other person”, says bhajan diva Shivali in her very intimate interview with DesiYUP.

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