Music & Culture

4 Posts

Musings and ruminations from our entire team, on anything and everything related to music. Sure, it might be loosely related, but we’ll find a way.

  1. Stream On

    Rishi Malhotra Rishi Malhotra

    Saavn's Co-founder and CEO Posted May 6, 2015 in Music & Culture

    Recently, there’s been much debate, confusion, and commentary around net neutrality in India. #SaveTheInternet has become a defining digital movement, driven by millions of users who are very vocal that user choice of great products and services should drive selection – not the ability to tune access based on collecting fees from Internet companies. India… Continue Reading

  2. The One & Only S. D. Burman

    Siddhant Pillai Siddhant Pillai

    Assistant Editor at Saavn/travel adventurer/badminton player/sitar student! Posted Oct 1, 2014 in Music & Culture

    Sachin Dev Burman was born on October 1, 1906 to Nabadwipchandra Dev Burman, son of the Maharaja of Tripura, and his wife Nirupama Devi. As the youngest of the five sons of his parents, S. D. Burman was introduced to the world of music by his father, who was a noted sitarist and dhrupad singer…. Continue Reading

  3. The Saavn 10

    Rishi Malhotra Rishi Malhotra

    Saavn's Co-founder and CEO Posted Aug 11, 2014 in Music & Culture

    Great companies are built on great cultures. As a little reminder of that, we’ve authored ten points that capture our guiding principles at Saavn. Without further ado, here are the Saavn 10 – we think they speak for themselves. Bigger Than Music People First Invest 1/24th Without Character, There is No Story Work Alone, Go… Continue Reading

  4. From Apple to Star Wars to Raag Bhairavi

    Jagadeesh Dyaberi Jagadeesh Dyaberi

    Senior Software Engineer on Saavn's mobile team. Sci-Fi geek. Posted Sep 17, 2013 in Music & Culture

    1977 was, in many ways, a year of significant events – its influence over culture and trends continues to this very day. It was the year Apple was incorporated by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, revolutionizing computing and ushering in the digital music revolution of the early 2000’s. It was also the year Star Wars… Continue Reading