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Best Laid Plans

Sometimes the best laid plans don’t go as envisioned. I was hoping that the label and the distributor would get both versions of Touch released in due time that all services would have it on launch day. Maybe that’s only reserved for the big boys and g …

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Touch Is Here

Making good on the threat of a new look to the website, Touch is here. As of 12:01 this a.m. I’ve spotted Touch being available on iTunes and Amazon. I’m told Spotify, and other sites should be live with it today. As should the video be on VEVO / YouTu …

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New Look Coming

There’s a new look coming to the world of jodywhitesides.com. A fresh and different approach to the “dot com” is coming. Its got me a bit excited. Mostly because its going to be way more mobile oriented – yet still look really good on a full size deskt …

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FourFiveSeconds An Acoustic Cover

If you’re like me, you caught FourFiveSeconds as a live performance on the GRAMMYS a few days ago. Its the new single by Rihanna that’s co-written by Sir Paul McCartney and Kanye West. I really enjoyed the live performance by Rihanna and Paul along wit …

Phoenix Of Sound

The pedal to Phoenix Becoming a phoenix of sound. That’s my new mission as of January 1st 2015. I didn’t consciously make a new year’s resolution about it, but I’m definitely on the path. While in Las Vegas to play a gig in 2014, I was hanging with a g …

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NAMM 2015 Recap

Having escaped NAMMthrax I’m going to recount some of the fun I had at NAMM 2015. NAMM I’m a fan of NAMM. Its a bit like experiencing Guitar Center if it were on Steroids. A lot of steroids. The main reason I go is to see all the fun new gear. Usually …

Putting My Producer Hat On

Pick up a gig as a producer is how I’m getting the new year kicked off with a bang. Though I actually got a really great bang of a kick-off this year as I rang it in in Sydney Australia. https://vine.co/v/OwjzaAwQMVj/embed As I freeze frame the video a …

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Goodbye 2014 Hello 2015

I’m excited to say goodbye 2014 hello 2015 earlier than I normally would. Why? Well… Because I’m actually already in 2015 as I type this right now. How is this possible you ask? Easy peasy is the answer. I’m in the land down under, known geographical …

Merry Christmas From Down Under

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas from the land down under. Where women glow and men plunder! This is my first time enjoying Christmas from south of the equator. Very different. Not my first time enjoying it while outside of my native country. Also my …

Twitter Questions Answered

I Answer Your Twitter Questions

Yesterday I tweeted that I’d take questions from Twitter followers. It’s the first time I went out and asked what burning questions my Twitter followers, I figured I ought to actually make a video for it and answer on camera. That’s exactly what I did. …

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Rocking Into A Hernia

Always lift things the right way, you don’t want to get a hernia. I like to tell people I rocked so hard that I got a hernia. Reality is tad farther from the truth. What’s the reality? I was doing a P90X workout. Specifically it happened while I was do …

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Beaming Like A Supernova

How do you write a tune about a Supernova? A little like this. You play basketball with a bunch of guys who all work in the music industry. Guitar players, singers, bassists, drummers, mixers, etc. Jumping around pretending to be NBA type players. Ther …