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Rehearsing

Ah the behind the scenes part of playing music live that most people never think about – rehearsing Rehearsing I’ve been putting together a new group of people to start playing out live more. Having done a ton of music for film, TV, and now even a them …

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Dancing To DNCE

I’ve been on vacation and little bit under the weather for the past several weeks, aside from my appearance at the UMAs. Dancin To DNCE I’ve been helping my mom and sister with the building of a cool little vacation shack in the city of Torrey. It prid …

Utah Music Awards Moving Into First

Touch Nominated For Best Pop Song At UMA

Its always nice to get some recognition for the music I create. Recently I was nominated for Best Pop Song for the Utah Music Awards of 2015. Best Pop Song About a week prior to the event, I was contacted by the group putting on the awards and asked if …

Touch Nominated For UMA

Touch Nominated For Best Pop Song

Waking up via an email in your inbox saying Touch nominated for best pop song is a pretty cool thing! Touch Nominated For UMA This morning my inbox contained an email from the Utah Music Awards, kinda like the Grammys for Utah, stating that Touch (feat …

HIVE Is Alive

HIVE Is Alive: The custom foot controller, HIVE, that I’ve been chatting about in the past couple of months, has finally been completed! Months of thinking about design and functionality are finally over. The longest bit was the construction of the cas …

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Eddy Cue Says Apple Music Will Think Different

Another Open Letter For Apple Dear Apple & Taylor Swift, A kind thank you goes out to Eddy Cue for taking swift action (pun intended), or rather reaction to the open letters from Taylor Swift and many other artists in regard to Apple about Apple Mu …

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Do The Right Thing Apple Music!

Open Letter To Apple & Apple Music: That’s right Apple Music, time to listen up from the trenches. Think Different & Do the right thing. Dear Apple & Apple Music, I’ve been using your products for a long time. I’ve enjoyed every computer, i …

Utah Music Awards Moving Into First

Moving Into The Lead

Moving Into The Lead There’s a little event coming up called the Utah Music Awards. My single Touch has been entered into the process for Best Pop Song and for Best Music Video. There’s an ancillary award called the Audience Choice Award. Currently Tou …

Developing A Midi Foot Controller

Developing A Midi Foot Controller In an effort to create a better live performance experience, I’m developing a midi foot controller. One that is more simple and more advanced than any other I’ve researched on the market. Why? Well, I caught a glimpse …

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Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Songs For The Kardashians In the midst of the hubbub about my single Touch I was hired to write a couple of songs for the Kardashians. Yes, a friend of mine texted me saying they needed some music for the show. I thought what the hell, it’ll be interes …

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Touch Explicit Lyric Video

The official lyric video for Touch (feat. Jacarri) is now available. You can see it hear now! Touch (feat. Jacarri) Lyric Video [Explicit] http://youtu.be/VreFdIWzPH4 Lyrics for the song are here! This was quite a process to arrange. Very weird feeling …

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Touch Clean Lyric Video

The official lyric video for Touch (feat. Jacarri) is now available. You can see it hear now! Touch (feat. Jacarri) Lyric Video http://youtu.be/mVeEgS30jnU Lyrics for the song are here! This was quite a process to arrange. Very weird feeling to have so …