What is music according to you? For me, it is the play of seven notes.( Sa Ri Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni Sa). These are the notes of Carnatic Music. Man has made efforts in simulating the sound of birds and animals from ancient times and the introduction of swaras or notes was through keen … Continue reading Carnatic Music
Following is a Bhajan i was able to arrange along with my mother in law while she was here with us on a visit. I'd a desired to collaborate with her for one song looking at her passion for Bhajan singing. We were looking at various songs then finally decided to go with this. Have … Continue reading Baare nammani thanaka – Bhajan
https://www.youtube.com/embed/JCkeS2HEyNw It's my hobby to carry at least one instrument when I go out. That day I had my harmonica with me. We roamed around the hills and I was inspired by the sand, hills, tree, breeze, birds... Pure Bliss with the nature. Used LogicPro X to arrange this music. Go Pro to capture videos … Continue reading Harmonica
Just before COVID-19 confined us to our homes, my family and my friend's family went out to the beach for a barbeque party. On our way back, my friend's son told us he was interested in learning drums. Immediately my friend replied that learning a guitar would be better. He was of the opinion that … Continue reading Introducing kids to music
Some times even pretending like nothing i know - inspires, start my C scale from scratch. Learn, Unlearn, Relearn is the process, cycle to re-fill, know that it can be emptied. Above track i have produced using Ableton Live 10 and its presets.
ಹೃದಯ... (Click play to listen to the song) I was arranging ambient chord progression on my Ableton and chilling alone tripping out mesmerising the sounds. Then thought triggered to write these lyrics followed by composing and producing this song. Silently I wanted to touch the source, the loved, to whom I always wanted to talk. … Continue reading Reminisce
This question may sound weird, but how does music sound to you? Does the lead steal all your attention, or do you experience it as an amalgam of various sounds? As a musician, this question has always made me curious. I have posed this question to a lot of people, many of whom have confessed … Continue reading How does music sound to you?
"Say that again," requested the CEO of a well known real estate, during a website review meeting. He was eagerly looking at me to learn a new tech jargon. I had the good fortune of interacting with him two more times, during the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) releases. The discussion left a deep impact on … Continue reading An enriching encounter
Feeling blissful is automated when am around making music... new tools, new sounds, enables it faster to get trip off... and take a trip to the new world. This composition is describing my world, where I could echo my ideas to every cell, every particle inside out... My experiment with Ableton Live 10 Suite is … Continue reading A-E-e-A-wa-oye-owa-aa
Whenever I'm involved in designing a new website or rewamping an existing one I follow these methods to include the responsive aspects to the layout - "Progressive Advancement", "Graceful degradation."It is quite obvious these days that we all tend to use our phones more to browse the internet. Research stats have continuously proven that users … Continue reading Responsive Website Design (RWD)
One of the fastest ways to get your design ideas out of your head is to draw them straight on a piece of paper. Although, there are several tools available out there like Visio, Balsamiq etc. probably nothing is convenient than hand sketching. OK, in this article I am talking about one of the early … Continue reading Wireframe – Frankenstein approach
"Think like a user." My boss handed me a piece of advice when I first joined the company. We were working on a landing page of a website. (Landing page is the very first page displayed when we enter a website). He asked me, "Do you think your grandmother can easily navigate through this page … Continue reading SIMPLICITY – A fundamental principle of any product development