Alyssa Walker “Stupid Boy”

When you get to meet other artists and they have infectious energy, you can’t help but smile.  That’s the effect of San Diego based country singer Alyssa Walker and her song “Stupid Boy.”  Click play on the song and read the story of how this song was made. Story Behind “Stupid Boy” “Stupid Boy” is […]

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Every Lovely Thing “Running”

Meeting like minded artists is always good.  Through Twitter, Marianne from Every Lovely Thing and I started talking about the music blog and setting up a song.  To find a song, I visited Every Lovely Thing’s site and really enjoyed the feel of “Running.”  The song is one that inspires lots of cool memories.  I […]

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Halfway Good “Letdown”

Again, Twitter is an excellent place to find new music and connect with artists.  I met Halfway Good through Twitter and we quickly worked together to get a blog post put together.  Click play on this California duo’s song “Letdown” and read the story below. Story Behind Letdown “Letdown” was written at weird time in […]

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$ir K. ReLyT “Fully Aware”

Last week, I traveled to Indiana for some shows.  Through that trip, one person I met was Kris, aka $ir K. ReLyT.  Near Ball State University in Muncie, IN, there’s a cool club called Be Here Now.  On Tuesdays, the stage is open and you’ll find a good bit of hip-hop with a few guitar player/singers […]

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River Ratz Band “I Am What I Am”

Always amazed by the music I can find on Twitter.  A huge perk of connecting with other artists is getting to hear them.  I connected with the River Ratz Band and quickly lead to this blog post being created.  The four pieced band is compose of two married couples.  The River Ratz Band is from […]

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Lunar Tides “Would You Believe”

July 15, I met Lunar Tides the old fashioned way.  No, not MySpace, but in person.  I had the honor of opening for them at Moon City Pub in Springfield, MO.  A week or two before the show, I messaged Lucas O’Dougherty the drummer and one of the vocalists.  Before the show, I had a […]

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Kascarade feat. Julie E. Gordon “Rise Again”

A little milestone here with the 50th I met Martin from Kascarade on Twitter.  After a couple clicks, asked if they might be in sharing a song on here.  Click play on this Leeds/Halifax area group and enjoy this superb video.  Read the story behind their song below. Story Behind “Rise Again” On a cold […]

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Tracy Colletto “The Ride”

Twitter has been a great place to find new music.  I met Tracy Colletto sending blue birds around and checked out her music.  The storytelling vibe in Colletto’s folky genre combination of folk, country, Celtic, makes you want to listen to what comes next.  Click play on “The Ride” and enjoy the story.  Read about […]

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Guitar Sculptures Merch

Talking with a tour manager, he passed along a great idea for merchandise.  As I get to that idea, I need to state that I’ve been trying to find a good story for myself.  Like the difficulty my students have when I ask them to write about themselves, I’m having the same experience. The tour […]

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Nightmare River Band “Goodbye To Your Friends”

As I think to myself how great Twitter is as a way to discover music, I find Nightmare River Band.  Their SoundCloud link became my focus and I enjoyed what I heard.  After typing with front-man Matt, we came down to blog business. Click play on “Goodbye To Your Friends” and resist smiling.  This Bronx […]

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