Category: Music and me

For Paul Van Syne, My Dear

I know it’s late, but… Happy New Year to one and all. Hope you all had a wonderful New Year’s Eve. This was my first New Year outside the country, and this New Year’s Eve, I wanted  to do something really special, something I’ve never done before. Specifically, I wanted to...

Caught somewhere in the crowd

Some of you may not have known about it (shame on you), but last weekend, heavy metal pioneer Iron Maiden dropped by Palace Grounds, Bangalore with the express objective of rocking the town. The crowd was wild. They shouted, they screamed, they jumped on their fellow man, who often happened...

String collector

Second left, he said. The second left from the ATM machine, and then we have to take a right. Then we take the third right and follow it up with a second left. Or maybe it was the third left and follow that up with a third right. I don’t...

Stringing Along

Buckle your seat-belts, cos I have news. Hmm… On second thoughts, this isn’t really the kind of news you can prepare for by buckling seat-belts. What was I thinking? The breaking news from my side is that I have decided to take another shot at learning the guitar. I expect...

Strung Up In Strings: My Guitar’s Day Out

I have always been entwined in the fabric of music. It has been such an immense part of my life that I won’t be totally wrong in saying I was raised by it. As a matter of fact, some of the earliest memories I have is that of my father...

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