Prem Brosio “Béla’s Blues”

I connected with Prem Brosio through Twitter.  After checking out his jazz guitar work, I messaged him about telling the story for “Béla’s Blues.”  Now in Hawaii, Prem used to live in the St. Louis are near me.  Truly a small world sometimes. Prem Brosio’s Song Story “Béla’s Blues” draws inspiration from two sources: blues […]

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Daggerplay “Saints”

A couple weeks ago, I received a message from a band from Helsinki on the ReverbNation platform.  As I often do when the message seems real, I check out the artist.  When I heard Daggerplay I traveled back to my youth.  I responded to the band letting them know their music took me back to my […]

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Your Music Doesn’t Suck?

Recently, I made a reference that if music streams equated to gigs then that would be a great situation.  That got me thinking, how do I know that my music doesn’t suck? Well, to begin fighting that dragon, I have to mention my internet idol, Ari Herstand.  He had a post about doing just that, […]

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David Trull “Dark Magic”

The St. Louis area has cool places to music artists to go and meet each other.  This week I got to meet David Trull.  I’d seen David perform a couple times and as luck would have it, we ended up sharing a table at one of the metro area’s best attended open mics at The […]

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Summer Music Accomplishments

The inevitable approach of the starting school year always signals an end to summer for me.  Wanted to share the accomplishments I achieved and how those happened.  As summer began, with the end of school no less, I set goals.  I see musicians and others set lofty goals with little thought of how to actually […]

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Blackbeard’s Truck “Lies” at Southern Delight

Some of the artists that have shared their music here hang out in Freestone August’s Music Arcade group on Facebook.  There I met Kristin of Blackbeard’s Truck.  Blackbeard’s Truck is from the Columbia, SC area.  Listen to this live version of “Lies Southern Delight” and read the back story. Blackbeard’s Truck’s Song Story Teenage love is always […]

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Jason DiTommaso “Abby’s Song”

Meeting musical artists online is a fun endeavor.  On ReverbNation, a common practice is for artists to connect with each other and that is how I met Jason DiTommaso.  Often when connecting with artists, I’ll check out their music and if things seems to “fit” I’ll contact them about the blog.  Jason, who hails from […]

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Kane Williams “Overdose”

Kane Williams contacted me on Twitter about this blog.  Simple acts like that let me know I’ve met a like minded musical artist that’s looking to connect and share some sounds.  On his SoundCloud page, two songs grabbed me.  Give “Overdose” a listen and read the story in Williams’ words.  There is some extra biography […]

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Alex Winters “Black Roses”

I met Alex Winters through Twitter while looking for artists bearing #songwriter.  Upon stumbling across her page and clicking her homepage link, my ears were caught unawares of the cool sound of her music.  I like the genre pushing rock sound of the track here.  Click play on her song “Black Roses” and read the […]

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D3tails “In The Past”

Browsing through SoundCloud’s Jazz and Blues genre, I found d3tails.  D3tails is Anthony Pecoraro from Detroit, MI.  What struck me about his tune “In The Past” was the ambient, layered sound with the tasty sprinkles of jazz that sit as compostional hints.  As you listen to the tune, you’ll likely ask yourself about how easy […]

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