Music industry going downhill

Music industry going downhillThe industry of contemporary Bangla songs including playback music is going downhill because of over-commercialisation of the industry, seasoned musician and lyricists say.
They also say music is being a victim of the commodity culture with the reigning motive being production of music in the cheapest, easiest and quickest way possible. ‘The industry is going through

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Silverlight shines

Forming bands nowadays in this country is far from being a ‘big deal’. One only needs a good drummer who is able enough to play some basic beats, a guitarist to play a couple of accurate chords and a good vocalist who sings in tune and voila! A new band is formed to join the ranks of thousands of others.
Despite fierce competition from the sizeable number of talented Bangladeshi bands, ‘Silverlight’

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Spicy Bites Of Talent Hunts, Empty Promises And An Ailing Music Industry

The Close-Up 1 competition was the pioneer of its kind in the country, seeking out fresh singing talents from the grassroots level.Several youths — who emerged from the competition — are now busy recording artistes, while a few of them have also fallen to oblivion. Among those who have made a mark in the music industry are Rinku, Muhin, Kishore, Putul, Pulok and Lisa. Recently, The Daily Star hosted an

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