“Take Me Away” – how music helped me cope with depression.

I have always found it difficult to talk about my loneliness and negativity but as it is #mentalhealthawareness week.... it's time to talk. Throughout my life, I have struggled to control my negative emotions.  Constantly, I would feel unworthy and be held captive by my mind with hands tied behind my back and duct-tape across…

“Stab In The Back” – How my guitar helped me get through the pain of kidney stones

A couple of years ago, I was brought to my knees from the intense sharp lower back pain of a kidney stone stuck my left ureter, the narrow tube connecting the kidney to the bladder. I had finished a week of busy night shifts where I didn’t get a chance to drink much water and…

A Musical Approach To Medicine…

During medical school, I was able to do a short "Photography in Medicine" course.  My project was based on expressing the crossover between music and medicine.  I tried to use creative photography to demonstrate a world in which my two passions collide. The great thing about photography is that you are able to create a…

Healing The Eyes of the World

https://youtu.be/Wfsrg7aait8 Last year I was asked by award-winning filmmaker and general cool dude, Andrew Hinton, whether I would be interested in making some music for a film he was working on. It was a short documentary film for the Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, India. I had briefly heard of Aravind in the past but…

The face behind “Toy Soldiers”

It's almost 6 years since I released the Complex Simplicities EP and when I recently listened to my track titled "Toy Soldiers" it brought back memories of the photograph that inspired the music. As a musician I have always set myself a challenge of transforming a human emotion into music. When I was in medical…