Web Development

How original is your idea ?

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Heyaa ! Lets talk something about startups, thinking and effort that goes behind them. I never thought of coming up with Altertunes. It was more of a learning process which eventually transformed into a passion to build a professional website. But then it is never easy to think of an idea which can click for you over internet now-a-days. However in my case, my music technology background combined with my passion to play music, drove me to work on something which can help users maintain their music online. But, what if I was not a guitarist, or what if I […]

Tech Giants

My journey with Music and Altertunes

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Hey there ! Its been close to 5 years now, since I first plucked the guitar strings and close to 3 years since I started working in the field of Music Information Retrieval and Audio Processing Technologies. Overall I can say that, the better half of my life has been ruled by Music in the past 5 years or so, and it continues to do so in the form of Altertunes.com. Launched on 1 April, 2008, Altertunes is a social utility that helps people find their favorite music more easily and efficiently. It all started about 6 months back in […]

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Music and My Guitar : How it all started (Part 1)

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Well if you ask few things I can’t live without, apart from my parents,love and friends it will be guitar and music that will make to the list. But I was never a born musician. There were friends of mine (Amit Chandra alias Candy and Navneet Singh alias Noni) from school days who used to play old country stuff along with Lucky Ali and K.K. but I was always a part of audience then. My first real introduction to music was done while I was preparing for JEE examination(25th December 2002). By then Candy and Noni had moved from the […]