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Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving 2017 has rolled up on us (my U.S. friends). What are some of the things I am thankful for this year? Thanksgiving 2017 I am thankful that I have family who support my musical endeavors. I am thankful that I have a gift in creating music fo …

Reimagining I Want You To Want Me

If there is something I’ve learned – everyone wants to be heard by someone else; they also want others to want them. Have need for them. To love them. There really isn’t a more definitive song about wanting others to want you than the infamous song pen …

Malcolm Young

As you’ve probably heard, Malcolm Young passed away over the weekend. Malcolm Young Guitarist Before I even had an inkling of playing guitar (or any instrument for that matter), I had already felt the power of AC/DC. Staples of the party scene growing …

Perfection of Music

Perfection of Music

Perfection can lead to trouble. The deep divide is coming. It seems everywhere I’ve been turning lately there is a deep divide based on people’s ideals of what they believe is perfection. Whether its in music or in ideology, people are becoming less to …

Rough And Tumble

Its been a rough and tumble year. Things started off looking extremely promising then in a matter of months multiple projects and one bigger one all came to a crashing halt. Rough and Tumble The rough… A person I was working with for a nice boost on …

Rise Up

How To Find Rise Up My Juicy New Single

Rise Up My Juicy New Single How To Find Time to drop a little knowledge on ya in order to find my new single Rise Up. It released on Friday January 20 and can now be found on your favorite digital service (hint, my favorite is Spotify). That means you’ …

3 Damn Good Reasons To Love 2017

Ready To Love 2017 Mere hours into the new year and I’m ready to love 2017 already. See, I got to spend time with my main squeeze at a really amazing party somewhere deep in wine country (a.k.a. Napa Valley, CA). Cool friends, cool place, great times. …

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You Don’t Choose Trendy Music, It Chooses You

Trendy music is always a topic on year-end lists. Goodbye To A Lousy 2016 Looking back on a year that for a lot of us was probably not our greatest glory is a hard thing to do. I think the one thing that got a lot of people down had to be the deaths of …

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Cooking Up A Storm For Christmas

Cooking Cooking up a storm over the holidays. That is the modus of my Christmas vacation this year, which is extremely fitting based on the kind of year entertainment has had. Unless you’ve been under a rock its patently obvious to me that its been a h …

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Making A List Checking It Twice

He’s making a list checking it twice, that’s the phrase many people learn throughout then known planet of earth. That time of year when people are generally supposed do things to relax, be merry and happy. The ultimate in humor is that many people do t …

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Hear Different Rhythms

Its late at night. I’m in the studio working on different rhythms for the vocal and lyrics in a new song. Process This particular song has been going thru a long process of rewrites. I had the initial idea for it a good long time ago. I laid down a dem …

When Good Monitor Goes Bad

When Good Monitor Goes Bad A couple of nights ago I was working my way thru the re-recording of a song demo. It started with a guitar part that maybe 2 people in this town could play, me being the other one. There I was going knee deep into the studio …