Electric Talk 3 – Sudhin Prabhakar

Sudhin Prabhakar is the head of ProMusicals. His journey in life took him from studying marine biology and playing in notable rock bands while in college, to working in his family’s construction business, to now running one of India’s largest musical equipment distribution companies.

For our third edition of Electric Talk, we spoke to him about his history performing on stage, transitioning into running a music equipment business, and what he thinks the future holds for music technology and the music industry in the country.

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Electric Talk 1 – Sunil Shinde

What happens when your cherished stringed instrument breaks down, or needs to be serviced? Or what if you wanted your dream guitar to be made from scratch? Enter Sunil Shinde. Shinde is a luthier (a maker of stringed instruments), guitar technician, and proprietor of S.S. Custom Instruments. Affectionately called the guitar doctor, Shinde has been working on instruments for two decades is the go-to-guy for all kinds of repairs. He takes on various guitar repair related tasks, like servicing, parts replacement, modifying, restoring, and refinishing instruments.

We had a chat with him at his new workshop in Charkop about the history of his work, his experience working on a wide variety of instruments, and his bespoke instruments.

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