10 songs, off the top of your head, that have influenced me, and by extension, my music). Here’s mine, in no particular order. 1. A Change of Seasons [Dream Theater – (1993) A Change of Seasons] The song that introduced me to Dream Theater (it was actually the 2001 Live Scenes From New York version […]Read More Top 10 influences – Music / Songs
An analysis of Fiat’s travails in the Indian automotive scene, and my opinion of how it can all be changedRead More Fiat’s failure in the Indian automobile scene, analyzed
It is time for another list of 10! This time, another topic very close to me heart – music, obviously. Instead of trying to come up with 10 favorite songs*, I’ve decided to put up a more rarefied list if you will, of my favorite tracks for reviewing sound systems. [Additionally, it makes for (a) […]Read More Top 10 Review tracks
Now it is a surprising thing, but I think most children at some point in their lives put up this mental note to right their parents’ wrongs in their own lives. I know for a fact my parents did the same as well, and so I’m sure, their parents before them. While I doubt this […]Read More Father and son (and grandfather)
I admit; this was first posted on Facebook a few months ago, but I believe this post is crucial in terms of my readers* getting to know the person behind this blog. As things stand then, this is a list of ten authors / books / series that have influenced me, or at the very […]Read More Top 10 influences – Books / Authors
Possibly the first recorded Bible account of a secular interview, the first chapter of Daniel reminds us about a lot of things we both accept, and forget as job-seekers* today. Verse 4 lists out the requirements: (1) young men (2) who had no blemish; (3) were good-looking; (4) gifted in all wisdom; (5) possessing knowledge; […]Read More The Daniel guide to acing your job interview
My first introduction to the world of concept albums started with Dream Theater’s Metropolis pt 2: Scenes From A Memory album in 1999 (as opposed to the more common ‘The Wall’ by Pink Floyd). Over these last few years, this idea of having a concept encapsulate one’s art, has grown to such an extent that […]Read More Concept blogging – setting the tone
It has been decided. Written. Signed in triplicate! No, the earth is not going to be destroyed by the Vogons, but this blog will be the start of yet another guide to er… guide the expectant, the unwary, and the plainly bored and even frustrated hitchhikers through my personal experiences hiking to the world beyond […]Read More … and we’re off!