Verus Ferreira

Stories By Verus Ferreira

How vinyl is wooing music lovers in digital era

How vinyl is wooing music lovers in digital era

It was missing for some time, presumed dead. But, after about a decade of growth, Vinyl is king, amidst a digital revolution. Read on to ...Read More

YouTube Fanfest: Now streaming...from your living room!

YouTube Fanfest: Now streaming...from your living room!

While the coronavirus pandemic has thrown what would otherwise have been an eventful music and fanfest season in India, totally out of ge...Read More

'My new song is a prayer for humanity,' says Leslee Lewis about his new single 'Chandrama'

'My new song is a prayer for humanity,' says Leslee Lewis about his new single 'Chandrama'

Known for fusing western and eastern music seamlessly, Leslee Lewis, one half of the lovable duo Colonial Cousins, in an exclusive interv...Read More

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Hitting the right notes: Piano Day goes virtual

Here's how one can enjoy and celebrate the fifth edition of Piano Day, virtually

Michael Jackson birth anniversary: King of Pop's India connect...

Michael Jackson birth anniversary: King of Pop's India connect...

India’s torrid love affair with Michael Jackson is well known. Virtually all of India’s youth knew him, with many wannabe Jacksons trying...Read More

Elvis Presley death anniversary: Taking a walk down memory lane

Elvis Presley death anniversary: Taking a walk down memory lane

On Elvis Presley’s 43rd death anniversary, FPJ writer recounts his visit to Graceland, US, which is the home and resting place of the roc...Read More

Singer Ananya Birla opens up about releasing a new single during the lockdown

Singer Ananya Birla opens up about releasing a new single during the lockdown

Holed up in Los Angeles due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ananya Birla, in a telephonic chat, shares her joy on releasing a new single, he...Read More

Coronavirus lockdown: Plane spotters stare into oblivion due to pandemic

Coronavirus lockdown: Plane spotters stare into oblivion due to pandemic

The Boeing 747 has become a symbolic casualty of the chaos engulfing the airline industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. An ignominious en...Read More

Discover Quiet Storm -- a blues family band

Discover Quiet Storm -- a blues family band

The Chullai family and their band from Meghalaya – Quiet Storm, winners of the Blues Band hunt, are going places, writes VERUS FERREIRA

'Where can you find Tamilian-Canadian rapper singing?': Indian musicians go live at Pune's Super Street Flea market

'Where can you find Tamilian-Canadian rapper singing?': Indian musicians go live at Pune's Super Street Flea market

When you have headliners such as Diplo, Illenium, Indian act Divine, you know you are at one of the best festivals in the world, writes V...Read More

Goan music industry icon Lorna Cordeiro takes a look back at her successful career

Goan music industry icon Lorna Cordeiro takes a look back at her successful career

Konkani music lovers in Goa and worldwide feel proud every time she picks up the mic and with her powerful golden voice fills the air wit...Read More

‘The lyrics came from an inner vulnerable place’: Anoushka Shankar on her new album Love Letters

‘The lyrics came from an inner vulnerable place’: Anoushka Shankar on her new album Love Letters

Anoushka Shankar has grown accustomed to the “your famous dad” line of questioning, and will probably hear a lot of it later in the year ...Read More

Elvis still hasn’t left the building

Elvis still hasn’t left the building

VERUS FERREIRA captures the enduring magic of The King on the occasion of Elvis’s birth anniversary on January 8

U2: The Greatest Band of all Times

U2: The Greatest Band of all Times

Will you be a part of history today, asks VERUS FERREIRA who is all excited to attend the concert tonight

Koffee with Kabir

Koffee with Kabir

What happens when you put a folk musician, a Carnatic violinist, a mandolin player and a drummer together? VERUS FERREIRA finds out from ...Read More

Just a ‘full-on male fantasy’?

Just a ‘full-on male fantasy’?

VERUS FERREIRA explores what makes Katy Perry an exciting musical proposition

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