The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) Nominated the Cheryl Barnes Single Come with Me for Best Jazz Song

The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) nominated the Cheryl Barnes single “Come with Me” for best Jazz song! HMMA’s main event in November draws top industry elite, press, publicity and a wealth of talent from across the globe. Cheryl will have the opportunity to walk the red carpet alongside celebrities, press, photographers and media outlets that are there to interview artists and help share their story with the world....more

Some fond memories about the 'young king' (literally) of music

The musical maestro, Ilayaraja, celebrated his birthday last week and this post is a tribute to the 'young king' of music. Here are some of the fond memories I have about his music:...more

Creating relevance through music

“We Are the world, We are the Children” : These lyrics take us down the memory lane, about 15 years back in time when we first heard the album USA for Africa. Ever since then, the concept of playing for a cause has always been close to our heart....more

Hey Krishna - A Malayalam song from Sou's Voice

Here's a cover version of the popular Malayalam song , Hey Krishna from the movie, Kizhakkunarum Pakshi composed by the late Raveendran maash. Do listen to it and let me know your thoughts.

The Objectification Pt. 1

Music videos are becoming more and more like soft core porn. And it's sad. Case in point, Nicki Minaj's new video for her song "Anaconda." Needless to say, I was pretty sure the video was going to display her ASSets, but this video is doing a bit too much for me. It's sad that some women in the music industry are OK with objectifying themselves, as if the men in the music industry don't objectify women enough as it is. The over sexualization of women in the music industry (and in general) is just sad. I know, I sells but where and when will we draw the line?...more

The One '70s Album You Should Share with Your Daughter

Quick: What’s the first thing you think of when you hear Marlo Thomas? For me, it’s That Girl and Free to Be You and Me. Apparently, not everyone remembers her the way I do, though: Me: I used to love That Girl. Marge: What girl? Me: Marlo Thomas. Marge: Marlo Thomas wasn’t in That Girl. What’s-her-name was in that show. Oh, what’s her name? You know the one who was in that show with Ed Asner? ...more
You have just brought back a ton of memories for me. I'm going to go in search of this album to ...more

Why are musical metaphors beautiful?

The story behind Sou's Voice

There's always a story behind building one's dream, one's mission. Watch this video where I speak about the story of my website, Sou's Voice.  Look forward to your support and good wishes.