Apple Music on Android still sucks, Here’s how to deal with it

Even after all these years, Apple Music on Android still sucks. So much so, that it frustrates the hell out of me. I have used alternatives like Spotify but I still prefer Apple for the larger library and the app interface which focuses on album recommendations and curated playlists. I have developed ways to overcome…

How I Learnt to Love Music Again (Ft. My Android iPod)

As the noises from the street died away and the world around me fell asleep, I would lay in bed, often past my bedtime, with one or both earbuds, listening to good music with eyes closed. Music has been a big part of my life since the time I was a middle schooler. It was…

Best Music Service in India (2019) (Spotify vs Apple vs Google)

Exclusive content has made it much easier to choose between video streaming services. The best content on these platforms is unavailable anywhere else. That makes it easier to choose one. Game of thrones and Star Wars? Hotstar. Stranger things and Brooklyn Nine Nine? Netflix. Seinfeld and Harry Potter? Amazon prime video. With music streaming apps,…

How to be productive when sick? (Productive Leisure/Active Leisure)

First and foremost: You don’t have to be productive in every waking moment of your life. According to my definition of productivity (getting more done is less time, more effectively) , you should focus on quality, not quantity. Obviously, if you do the best you can on days of good health, you have every right…

The Forerunners of Folk Metal : Eluveitie

Pronounced as El-vay-tee, this band has become one of the most famous bands in Folk Metal. Folk Metal is a sub-genre of Metal music. Regular readers would know that I am particularly fond of this genre owing to the mix of Folk (soft, melodic) elements and Metal (harsh, fast) elements perfectly. Eluveitie’s ‘Inis Mona’ was…

Inspirational Music Videos #2

Check out the previous list here! Inspirational Music Videos #1 Estas Tonne – The Song of the Golden Dragon Estas Tonne is one of the two classical (finger style) guitar players that amazed me and made me think of the infinite possibilities of this instrument! Just look at his fingers jumping all over the fretboard!…

Inspirational Music Videos #1

Confession time: I spend way too much time on YouTube. Good news: Not all of it is pointless. If used correctly, YouTube can be an amazing source of inspiration and knowledge. A lot of times I come across amazing videos which I believe every person should watch at least once. This will be a short…

Introduction to Metal

Image by Pixabay Metal is a genre of music that is both wonderous and exciting. It mainly consists of electric guitars, drums, bass and vocals(harsh/soft/both).  You can always depend on Metal to lift your spirits on a bad day! A lot of people misunderstand metal as ‘just noise’. It is in fact, very expertly crafted…

Music speaks louder than words (Your Lie in April review)

This is the first of a new format of articles in which I will be reviewing good art forms in pop culture including books, manga, movies, anime, music and gaming. My goal with this series is to highlight excellent artists and benefit you readers with an amazing experience that you will cherish. None of these…

How to get free music (without stealing)

These days, downloading MP3s illegally actually makes no sense. You have to hunt for the site, tackle ads, run the risk of getting malware on your device and even after all that, it may be a whole different song altogether! Thankfully, now it has become much more convenient to stream music legally. I have always…