The Sceptres “Who Do You Love Girl”

On Twitter, I met J. Dels of The Sceptres. What’s cool about this post is that this goes back to 1966.  The story behind the song is more that just “here’s my process.”  The story here will take you back to pre-digital days and even further.  Back to a time when getting your music out […]

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Peter Noreika “Rocketship”

Twitter is a great place for connecting with musicians.  While checking my alerts, I saw Peter Noreika liked a Tweet.  I visited his page then his site.  Once I clicked play, I opened his page back up to ask about about blogging his music.  Are you ready for a unique acoustic experience?  Click play and […]

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Anne Sumner “Renegades”

My connection to Anne Sumner begins with Twitter.  After a friend suggested a Croydon (burrough of London) station, Anne and I were in the same tweet.  That led me to check out her music and here we are in this post.  Click play on Anne Sumner’s song “Renegades” and read about the song. Story for […]

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Aly Jayne “You (Uncertainty)”

The story for meeting Aly Jayne, starts with getting a message from someone associated to a past post, “Hey Kyle! Are you still blogging about artists and such?”  That question led me to Aly Jayne and her song “You (Uncertainty).”  Click play on Aly’s song and read a bit about her and the song. Aly […]

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Daz Chadwick “High”

Funny story of virtually meeting Daz Chadwick via YouTube.  Through a short Twitter exchange, we had a good laugh.  Daz is from Straffordshire, UK.  On his YouTube channel, you can hear a good number of covers and find a couple originals.  Click play on “High” and read about the song. Daz Chadwick’s Story The song […]

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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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