Yeah, Watch Your Tone!

Many years ago I found myself doing back-to-back ‘Reality Talent Search’ shows. The schedule then was grueling, I often found myself working on ten to twelve arrangements in a week… aside from the long studio...

Can You Play?!

I remember the first day I set my eyes on the Berklee College Of Music in Boston. It had been a dream of mine for some time already and to finally be walking towards the...

Learning From The Best

Writing this in my Jakarta hotel room, just after my first rehearsal for our 2nd leg of the David Foster & Friends (DFF) Asia Tour. It was quite a long rehearsal (6 hours), but we...

Ready To Play?

Over the last few years, we have consciously made an effort to include new, young talented musicians and singers into the projects we do here at Cranky Music. Some have done extremely well while there...

Thank you, Natalie Cole (1950 – 2015)

I guess everyone would have heard her love anthem ‘Miss You Like Crazy’, but one of my favorite Natalie Cole tracks was ‘Good To Be Back’. They were both from the 1989 album named after...

Thank You 2015… Hello 2016

What an incredible year it’s been! Here’s a look back at what Cranky Music (and Aubrey) have been up to in 2015.