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It used to be called fusion, very often concocted in confused minds, mostly an experience of frustration to those who enjoyed traditional Indian music.
With a new generation of dedicated and serious musicians who seem to understand what they are playing and work very very hard to perfect their skills, suddenly Indian music is being liberated from their traditional limitations and scaling new heights.
There are several palpable facets to this new, invigorating upheaval in the Indian musical entertainment, being brought about by our youngsters through their ventures with exotic names like Music Mojo, Kappa TV, Acoustika, Music Bowl Rosebowl and bands like Staccato, Bennet’s Band etc.
First and foremost is the liberation of the musical soul of the artist itself. A talented musician can now experience that joy of his own god given talent, which was confined to the bathroom and extremely private moments, in much more accepting, forgiving and friendly environment.
From the nerve wracking and competitive performances in schools and colleges, through the highly pressurized competitions on TV and similar platforms to the demanding recording rooms of established directors, the journey of a musician, in his quest for getting recognition and fame is indeed gruelling.