singer-songwriter, producer
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i write and sing about identity, existence and mental health
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30 days of Blogs/Essays/Articles
I am sharing one piece of text everyday for the next 30 days, for the readers our there. Subscribe to my newsletter here to follow along.

Note: On a pause, because of The Tour of June


Day 06/30 // 03 June 2024

There is an efficient way of getting good at a new instrument. Both evidence-based and mindset driven, on day 06 of 30 days of writing, I decode my process while learning new skills. I hope you find value in it.

Read On Learning an Instrument


Day 05/30 // 02 June 2024

To paint a picture, the canvas needs to be blank; to write a poem, the page has to be empty; similarly to experience music, one has to embody silence. You become a master once you learn the art of listening. In this essay, we dive deep into how silence precedes the music experience.

Read The Best Music is Silence


Day 04/30 // 01 June 2024

Identity is what limits us from growth and ascension. And it is a requisite for an artist to learn how to let go of beliefs and accept change as it comes. In Part II of On Defining an Artist, we examine the role of identity and establish a fundamental understanding of what it really means to let go.

Read On Defining an Artist – Part II


Day 03/30 // 31 May 2024

Who is an artist? Is there a distinction between being a human and being an artist? This dilemma has held me for as long as I can remember. In this text, I am trying to understand what truly makes an artist.

Read On Defining an Artist – Part I


Day 02/30 // 30 May 2024

You can ask people to share your art online, it is okay but don’t complain when they don’t. Put in your work and analyse, experiment, learn and iterate.

Read about this fundamental flaw here – don’t ask people to share your music


Day 01/30 // 29 May 2024

Have you ever wondered what separates the legends from the rest of us, well it is all about preperation.

Read all about it in my new essay – The Art of Being Exceptional


!!! “Manzar” out now !!!

Stream on Spotify

Watch the live performance on YouTube.

Manzar – Saby Singh || Live at The Homecoming Sessions

Read more about Manzar

Finding Light at the End of the Tunnel – The Story of “Manzar”


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Saby Singh is on tour!
07 June | Dharamkot
08 June | Bir
09 June | Palampur
The Tour of June


Saby Singh and Rachanachar
Live in Palampur
09 June | Sunday
Echoes of the Pines


Saby Singh Live in Delhi
Summer House, Hauz Khas
22 May | Wednesday | 9 pm


Indiemehfil Presents
The Songwriter’s Workshop
with Saby Singh

First offline in-person songwriting Workshop in Noida, Delhi!



  • Finding Light at the End of the Tunnel – The Story of “Manzar”

    “Manzar” encapsulates the moment of realising happiness amidst the unfamiliar—a pivotal event not to be dismissed, but rather approached with curiosity, offering a chance for deeper understanding and growth.

    Finding Light at the End of the Tunnel – The Story of “Manzar”
  • On Learning an Instrument

    Evidence-based proof is a very effective way of discovering an innate motivation. There are two types of motivations – extrinsic and internal. External motivation is driven by overt juxtapositions of a secondary proof with a personal agenda, eg watching a singer blow your mind with a performance could sometimes be the spark you need to […]

    On Learning an Instrument
  • The Best Music is Silence

    To paint a picture, the canvas needs to be blank; to write a poem, the page has to be empty; similarly to experience music, one has to embody silence. Of course, there will be some smart-asss who would argue that it is possible to paint something noisy already, on a newspaper for example. Of course, […]

    The Best Music is Silence
  • On Defining an Artist – Part II

    To be an artist is to be human. What does it mean to be human? An eternal mystery that masses of civilisations have tried to decipher, but have only come close. Humans are supposed to be perfect – the evolutionary masterpiece, the magnum opus. In a very primal sense, we are; dominant, and controlling, the […]

    On Defining an Artist – Part II
  • On Defining an Artist – Part I

    The artist is essentially a journalist, someone who documents. The only difference, if any, is that one holds the liberty to induce and dictate emotional aspirations, while the latter has to circumvent only the objective, factual reality. Both of them first observe, then document and iterate it for as long as they allow themselves. Documentation […]

    On Defining an Artist – Part I
  • don’t ask people to share your music

    I read a post the other day, about a musician asking people to do their bit and support independent music in India. It was a complaint that the lack of tangible support from the fans is a major reason underground, original artists are on the brink of either collapse or confirmation. The lack of funds […]

    don’t ask people to share your music
  • The Art of Being Exceptional

    There are two types of guitar players – ones who show ridiculous progress and others who succumb to the same old habits and sit in their comfort zone for decades. The latter claim to practice more but just keep running in circles until they eventually surrender to a belief of it being difficult, and give […]

    The Art of Being Exceptional
  • My Days in Palampur as a Fanatic Photographer

    My problem here is that I am not a photographer, I am a musician, and I am dulling the boundaries between what is allowed and for how far, and I am obsessed. The beliefs that make me who I am are being challenged like never before. It is far more about this moment, not so much about what will I eventually end up doing. This moment, when I discover another universe, a layer is added to my illusions (actually a layer is peeled off).

    My Days in Palampur as a Fanatic Photographer
  • A Bright Sunny Winter Afternoon

    Sometimes it feels I’m completeLike a dry leaf on barren autumn groundSometimes I feel I’m allLike a brittle dead rose buried in the ground No home to go toNo place to call my ownYet so everything everywhere at onceA bright sunny winter afternoon At times I feel I’m lostA mountain spring carving out a wayDo […]

    A Bright Sunny Winter Afternoon

Multiple attempts to make it as a commercial act, I almost drove myself crazy. After years of inexplicable agony, I came to realise that peace will only ensue if I experience freedom as an artist first.

This is my journey while I try to free myself, unlearn and reclaim what I always knew was my truth.

Hello, my name is Saby and I am a singer, songwriter, a wannabe writer, an imposter of a photographer, a brilliant educator ( ◐ω◑ ) and a terribly weird human being.

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“i love everything that i love you” – unknown