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Songs with non-musical sound effects

Here’s wishing all the readers a very Happy Diwali!! Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 24/10/2022 While writing the post on Songs of echo and reverberation, it occurred to me that there are many songs where onscreen action is expressed through non-musical sounds that are not masked by the song but goContinue reading “Songs with non-musical sound effects”

Canorous Eyesores

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 21/08/2022 There are many songs which are a pleasure to not just hear but also see because they are delightfully picturized. So much so that the video plays in your mind when you hear some songs. There were some specialist directors who could work magic withContinue reading “Canorous Eyesores”

‘Sporting’ Songs

A welcome change in Hindi cinema in recent years has been sport-centric films. The list is quite impressive – Saaheb (1985, Football), Awwal Number (1990, Cricket), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992, Cycling), Lagaan (2001, Cricket), Iqbal (2005, Cricket), Chak De India (2007, Hockey), Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013, athletics), Mary Kom (2014, Boxing), M.S.Dhoni: The UntoldContinue reading “‘Sporting’ Songs”