POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 10, 2014 AT 15:50 IST ,  Edited At: Nov 10, 2014 15:50 IST

Those who have followed the life and times of Mr Arnab Goswami and Dr Subramanian Swamy would know that no caricature, no parody can quite capture the full essence of their genius.

But those who have followed the life and times of Harish Ravindran (@hariflute) Krish Ashok (@krishashok) and Vijaya Thesingu Rajendar, working together as Parodesy Noise—"a parody band with 3 members. 2 in flesh (non-veg) and 1 in spirit (alcohol)"—would also know that they have the genius it takes to express the ineffable and capture the very essence even of those phenomenon where experts are left floundering, while repeatedly,  incoherently, muttering imprecations and French expressions such as "je ne sais quoi."

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 10, 2014 AT 15:50 IST, Edited At: Nov 10, 2014 15:50 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 06, 2014 AT 22:06 IST ,  Edited At: Nov 06, 2014 22:06 IST

US-based Penn Masala—the " world’s first and premier South Asian a cappella group"— covered and compressed eight decades of film music in their 5:09 mt music video earlier in the year, and it is the turn of Shweta Subram, an Indo-Canadian vocalist to cover the period from 1950s to now in a 5:17 mt video: from Saiyan Dil Mein Aana Re [1951] To Baby Doll [2014].

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 06, 2014 AT 22:06 IST, Edited At: Nov 06, 2014 22:06 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 07, 2014 AT 04:27 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 07, 2014 04:27 IST

The Local—Sweden's news in English—recently revealed that five Swedish scientists have confessed that they have been quoting Bob Dylan song titles in research articles.

But that is not all, they are also running a wager on who can squeeze the most references in published articles before retirement.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 07, 2014 AT 04:27 IST, Edited At: Oct 07, 2014 04:27 IST
POSTED BY OWD ON Aug 24, 2014 AT 02:14 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 24, 2014 02:14 IST

After a day of much tension at the International border with Pakistan firing on border posts and villages and the Indian Home Minister asking the BSF jawans to give effective replies, here is a gentle reminder by Indian-American artist Zeshan Bagewadi that we are essentially the same people.

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POSTED BY OWD ON Aug 24, 2014 AT 02:14 IST, Edited At: Aug 24, 2014 02:14 IST
POSTED BY OWD ON Aug 04, 2014 AT 21:46 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 04, 2014 21:46 IST

An a capella music video by an all-male choir from one of the oldest and most prestigious universities of the world, Oxford, has been going viral on the internet.

The music video has a medley of three very popular numbers by Shakira -- Hips Don't Lie, Whenever Where ever and Waka Waka.

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FILED IN:  Levity|Music |England|Oxford
POSTED BY OWD ON Aug 04, 2014 AT 21:46 IST, Edited At: Aug 04, 2014 21:46 IST
     
 
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