3 things musicians can learn from the FIFA 2014 champions

It has been exactly one week since we witnessed the finals. Congrats to the Germany team for winning the FIFA World Cup 2014. They totally, deserved the title. Facts apart, here are some takeaways from the champions for musicians: ...more

How I 'almost' became a playback singer

In one of my earlier posts, I had written about my dreams of making it big in the music industry some day. In this post, I am going to tell you how I 'almost' made it into the movies as a playback singer. ...more

How earworms help in marketing businesses?

In one of my earlier posts, I had written about how music can help increase sales in businesses. In this post, I will write about how music can help in marketing businesses. ...more

I’m All About That Bass, But if You’re Not That’s Okay Too

I’ve had Meghan Trainor’s All About That Bass stuck in my head for weeks now. It is unbelievably catchy, and she does have a great voice.  And you just can’t deny a tune that *makes* you move with it....more

Local yet, global - It's World-music day!

Isn't the title analogous to the phrase, "think globally and act locally"? Yes, the genre, world-music is no different than that. A local flavor of music available for a global audience is what it is all about. ...more

3 reasons why I like unplugged singing

I've always been a fan of unplugged style as I believe its the purest form of singing. Here are three reasons why I like this style of singing:1. It's very much real and natural.2. It's a highly beneficial voice culture technique for singers....more

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