The Healing Power of Sound (guest post)

(Today's guest writer Octavia Drughi enlightens us on sound therapy through an interaction with teachers of the craft, Ayi and Michael) Life is vibration. Everything around us vibrates, from the planets in the universe up to the last sub-atomic particles of you and me, each moving in its own pace, dancing to its own rhythm. … Continue reading The Healing Power of Sound (guest post)

Guest post: 10 must-dos for musicians… by a musician | Vishal J Singh

[In his first guest post for Human Writes, guest writer Vishal J Singh wrote about how meditation changed his life and vision. Today, he lists from his own industry experience, 10 things every musician needs to know. The guest writer is a respected record producer and sound mixing engineer, founder of critically acclaimed crossover band, … Continue reading Guest post: 10 must-dos for musicians… by a musician | Vishal J Singh

Guest post: Capturing your poltergeist | Vishal J Singh

[Today's guest writer Vishal J Singh is a record producer and founder of critically acclaimed crossover band, Amogh Symphony. The views expressed in this post are the writer's own and do not necessarily reflect the blog's own] The mind of an artist is like a poltergeist. It's angry, it's mischievous and it doesn't stay in … Continue reading Guest post: Capturing your poltergeist | Vishal J Singh

Stream of consciousness with Shantanu Moitra | music composer, author

I am working on conserving certain bird species in the Northeast You have to understand that music is just one part of my life. There are other things — mountaineering, climbing, birding, photography, astronomy. This is why I left my corporate life. I had started with a multi-national bank, then moved to advertising. I was … Continue reading Stream of consciousness with Shantanu Moitra | music composer, author

#TuesdayTalk with artist manager Savi Shrivastava

You can take the woman out of music but you can't take the music out of the woman. I've been an album reviewer for four years (2012-2015) and a music correspondent much longer, so try as I might I couldn't resist this. An interview with an essential component behind the scenes of an indie band … Continue reading #TuesdayTalk with artist manager Savi Shrivastava

Market void, zero funding and a killer idea

GetSetGig is an online marketplace to hire live performing artists within a 24-hour span. Corporate events, weddings, lounges and bars, malls and private parties... they are covering it all for budgets ranging from 5,000 bucks to 5 lakh rupees. With popular bands like Aaankhmicholi, Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Cafe, Daira, Aflatunes, Folk Masti and Bollywood singer Nupur … Continue reading Market void, zero funding and a killer idea