Coke Studio@MTV, is an Indian television series featuring live music performances. As a concept, Coke Studio is a confluence of diverse music genres, both vocal and instrumental, from traditional eastern to modern western and from regional to folk. It embodies a musical fusion of exciting elements and diverse influences. Bringing alive the magic of live recordings and performances.
Coke Studio @MTV Season 3 will focus on showcasing diversity and innovation through eight unique episodes, with different producers and incredible musicians.The season will among others feature Amit Trivedi, Clinton Cerejo, Hitesh Sonik and Papon, Ram Sampat, Salim- Sulaiman, Aman- Ayan and Devika, RDB, GV Prakash, Vijay Prakash, Maati Bani, and the legendary A R Rahman.
Coke Studio promises to bring alive a magical experience for the music lovers by dwelling on “PURE” Innovation to offer a musical concoction.
This track sees three generations, i.e. Padmabhushan Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, his sons Murtuza ,Qadir, Rabbani, Hasan and grandson Faiz come together to create magic. A.R Rahman adds a touch of genius with Prasanna’s intricate guitar work.[toggle style=”closed” title=”Coke Studio @MTV Season 3 – Episode 9, Soz O Salaam – A.R Rahman, Padmabhushan Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan“] [/toggle]
This song celebrates one of India’s Greatest mythological Super Heroes — Durga in the form Mahishasura Mardini. The traditional prayer — Mahishasura Mardini Stotram celebrating Shakti leads to Bulleh Shah’s epic love kalaam re-rendered in an intense progressive rock groove. The amalgamation of two unique & powerful voices in Aruna Sairam & Sona Mohapatra, creates a completely unique soundscape and elevates this stunning production by Ram Sampath.[toggle style=”closed” title=”Coke Studio @MTV Season 3 – Episode 9, Aigiri Nandini – Ram Sampath, Padma Shri Aruna Sairam & Sona Mohapatra“] [/toggle]
This composition featuring Vijay Prakash and a full qawwali vocal section, is a true journey into sound. With one of the most varied set of featured musicians to ever come together on CS@MTV, from kanjira to veena to an upright bass, this track sees the voices and music come together in a rhythmic so expansive, it’s unlike anything you’ve heard before on Coke Studio @ MTV![toggle style=”closed” title=”Coke Studio @MTV Season 3 – Episode 9, Baina – Clinton Cerejo & Vijay Prakash“] [/toggle]
This season of Coke Studio@MTV Season 3 has seen the producers give a special nod to the legacy of Hindustani Classical music, and the great influence it continues to have on their styles till date. Pushing it up another notch, are Salim-Sulaiman, on this track from their set, where they collaborate with the immensely talented Ustad Rashid Khan. A voice so sublime, set over a beautiful melody and Salim’s vocals perfectly complimenting Khan-saab’s poetry, here’s another stunner from Season 3 of Coke Studio@MTV.[toggle style=”closed” title=”Coke Studio @MTV Season 3 – Episode 9, Cheene Re Mora Chain – Salim – Sulaiman, Ustad Rashid Khan“]
Bringing his singing & songwriting skills to the fore, Papon truly soars on this track. Adding a sublime element of surprise is the shehnai that kicks in well into this beautiful composition. A song that promises to capture your complete attention.[toggle style=”closed” title=”Coke Studio @MTV Season 3 – Episode 9, Benaam Khwaayishein – Papon, Anweshaa“] [/toggle]
A Punjabi love-poem gets a modern rhythmic treatment, to create a completely fresh & new sound. Sukhwinder shows us why he continues to be heralded as one of the best singers around.[toggle style=”closed” title=”Coke Studio @MTV Season 3 – Episode 9, Chan Kitthan – Hitesh Sonik, Sukhwinder Singh“] [/toggle]