Strict Standards: Declaration of GKCacheControllerPage::store() should be compatible with JCacheController::store($data, $id, $group = NULL) in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/system/gavickExtCache/gk_assets/gk.controller.php on line 57

Strict Standards: Declaration of JParameter::loadSetupFile() should be compatible with JRegistry::loadSetupFile() in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/libraries/loader.php on line 197

Strict Standards: Declaration of JCacheControllerPage::store() should be compatible with JCacheController::store($data, $id, $group = NULL) in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/libraries/loader.php on line 354

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/system/muscol/muscol.php on line 21

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/system/muscol/muscol.php on line 22

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/lib/framework/helper.cache.php on line 28

Strict Standards: Non-static method JVersion::isCompatible() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/system/foreversessions/foreversessions.php on line 27

Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/system/foreversessions/foreversessions.php on line 33

Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/system/foreversessions/foreversessions.php on line 37

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/system/foreversessions/foreversessions.php on line 140

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/system/foreversessions/foreversessions.php on line 111
Sounds Of Isha-Alai(Wave Of Bliss)


Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/gk_classes/gk.source.k2.php on line 17

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/gk_classes/gk.source.k2.php on line 18

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/gk_classes/gk.source.k2.php on line 105

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/gk_classes/gk.source.k2.php on line 106

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/gk_classes/gk.source.k2.php on line 108

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 109

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 136

Strict Standards: Non-static method NH_GK4_Utils::cutText() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/modules/mod_highlighter_gk4/helper.php on line 137

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43
You are here:Home>Reviews>Album Reviews>Sounds Of Isha-Alai(Wave Of Bliss)

Strict Standards: Non-static method JSite::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/lib/framework/helper.layout.php on line 210

Strict Standards: Non-static method JApplication::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/includes/application.php on line 536

Strict Standards: Non-static method JSite::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/lib/framework/helper.layout.php on line 210

Strict Standards: Non-static method JApplication::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/includes/application.php on line 536

Strict Standards: Declaration of JCacheControllerView::get() should be compatible with JCacheController::get($id, $group = NULL) in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/libraries/loader.php on line 354

Strict Standards: Non-static method JSite::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/components/com_k2/sef_ext/com_k2.php on line 109

Strict Standards: Non-static method JApplication::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/includes/application.php on line 536

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/k2/userExtendedFields/userExtendedFields.php on line 34

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/k2/userExtendedFields/userExtendedFields.php on line 35

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/k2/userExtendedFields/userExtendedFields.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Non-static method JSite::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/components/com_k2/sef_ext/com_k2.php on line 109

Strict Standards: Non-static method JApplication::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/includes/application.php on line 536

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Non-static method JSite::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/components/com_k2/sef_ext/com_k2.php on line 109

Strict Standards: Non-static method JApplication::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/includes/application.php on line 536

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Non-static method JSite::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/components/com_k2/sef_ext/com_k2.php on line 109

Strict Standards: Non-static method JApplication::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/includes/application.php on line 536

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Non-static method JSite::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/components/com_k2/sef_ext/com_k2.php on line 109

Strict Standards: Non-static method JApplication::getMenu() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/includes/application.php on line 536

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

Sounds Of Isha-Alai(Wave Of Bliss)


  • Strict Standards: Non-static method K2CustomHelper::getFacebooklike() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/html/com_k2/templates/album-reviews/item.php on line 125

  • Strict Standards: Non-static method K2CustomHelper::getTwitterTweet() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/html/com_k2/templates/album-reviews/item.php on line 126

  • Strict Standards: Non-static method K2CustomHelper::getGooglePlus() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/html/com_k2/templates/album-reviews/item.php on line 127

  • Strict Standards: Non-static method K2CustomHelper::getLinkedIn() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/html/com_k2/templates/album-reviews/item.php on line 128

  • Strict Standards: Non-static method K2CustomHelper::getPinterest() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/html/com_k2/templates/album-reviews/item.php on line 129
Sounds Of Isha-Alai(Wave Of Bliss)
  1. Oru Anniyar
  2. Something Something
  3. Oru Murai
  4. September 23rd
  5. Kanale Kanale
  6. Un Padham
  7. Alai Alai
  • Band / Artist Sounds Of Isha
  • Genre Fusion/Spiritual Music
  • Year 2013
  • Format Album
Rating 8.5/10

Prelude: For those who don't know, Sounds Of Isha is the home band of the Isha Foundation, you can get more info here

 

Isha Foundation's or rather Sadhguru's spiritual influence is generally expected from the album. Written and composed by Sounds of Isha during a series of Mahasathsangs with Sadhguru across South India, Alai boasts of profound lyrics with deep inner meanings. Being made completely in Tamil, a dominance of native sounds and classical influence seems like an unavoidable element. A visit to Isha Foundations website thankfully gave the lyrics of all the songs and can't really help being a bit enchanted by the sheer eloquence of the lyrics!

 

Alai Alai is the perfect start, the fisherman's song presumably, a colloquial tune set to wonderful guitar riffs, enhanced with the nuanced sound of Mridangam and the spritely chants of the chorus!

 

Kanale Kanale is more folk in the core, both the singing style and instruments announces so, while the poetic lyrics of Sri Marabin Maindhan Muthiah gets a highly rhythmic and addictive tune!

 

Oru Anniyar is folk genre again, sounds more like a 'pulluvan song' going by the alluring sound of the violin like instrument(pulluvan pattu) and the constant beats ofpulluvan kutam, but then the nadaswaram comes in between resulting in somewhat a hybrid natured song, yet engaging in every way!

 

Oru Murai has predominant Carnatic classical base, the free flowing composition sung to grace by Narayan Parasuram given lift off by VV Ravi's brilliant Violin with some inspiring lyrics!

 

September 23 is perhaps the most spiritual of the lot, the haunting vocals merged with the deeply rich lyrics given classical treatment produces something with a resilient divine mood!

 

The absolutely graceful tune of Something Something works big time, an ample melody strong in the composition department gets to another high with the confident yet soothing vocals!

 

Un Padham sounds like a fervid prayer, the traditional temple rhythm backed by apt instrumentation (Mridangam and Flute) gives highly pleasing results!

 

Must Hears: The whole album!

 

Trivia: The name September 23 comes from the date on which the song was first performed!

Bottomline

Sounds of Isha doesn't go wrong anywhere in Alai. It is a wonderful ensemble of brilliant tracks with some equally brilliant lyrical backbone. Nothing below than a must buy, the album enchants you, inspires you and puts you to sleep, evoking questions about life we've chosen to ignore until now hovering in your head. If it is spiritual, then it is beautiful!

Gokul Nath, 21, an engineering student by fate, musician by choice, hails from Kerala, the Gods own country. Hopelessly in love with music and the media, he dreams of making it big out there one day, even while meddling with rigorous, boring equations. He loves experimenting with DAW's, composing new tunes, writing reviews and of course hearing A LOT of music. He's more desi in core, loves Indian classical and Bollywood while occasionally flinging with Indie rock and hip hop. 

 

Amit Trivedi, Mohit Chauhan and Eminem forms his trio of inspirations in the field. If he's not wandering around with a headphone over his head, he'll definitely be watching a latest flick(Hollywood, Bollywood mostly) or a latest episode(BigBangTheory, GoT to name a few). Life Sucks, Music doesn't!


Strict Standards: Non-static method K2CustomHelper::getFacebookComments() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/html/com_k2/templates/album-reviews/item.php on line 494

Strict Standards: Non-static method K2CustomHelper::insertTwitter() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/html/com_k2/templates/album-reviews/item.php on line 643

Strict Standards: Non-static method K2CustomHelper::insertGooglePlus() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/html/com_k2/templates/album-reviews/item.php on line 644

Strict Standards: Non-static method K2CustomHelper::insertLinkedIn() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/templates/indianmusicrevolution/html/com_k2/templates/album-reviews/item.php on line 645

Our Services


Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43

We are a creative crew comprising of mainly music enthusiasts with an ultimate objective of making the music scene a much more better place for everyone. IMR is a place where we realize our passion; our reason for existence and not just a mere workplace.

However, you can collaborate with us and you can anticipate some passably great things!

Buy Us Beer


Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 42

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/content/14/11913214/html/imr/plugins/content/jw_allvideos/jw_allvideos.php on line 43