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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One Year After New Album

Looking at my site, I realized that I haven’t posted anything selfish in awhile.  Always working to network is showing by my lack of self attention.  [Insert strength and laughing face emojis.]  Since December of 2016, I’ve been approaching music with the whole focus on meeting monthly goals. Review Goals As with any goal setting, you […]

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Jordan Indiana Gonzalez “Starship”

The Wolf in Ballwin, MO has led me to more music friends than an other place.  Jordan Indiana Gonzalez is a regular there and, if my memory is correct, we first spoke after I did a trivia question there and gave him a draft of my songbook for knowing the answer.  Since then we’d occasionally talk, […]

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Mac Connelly “I Didn’t Run”

For songwriters, having a local place like The Wolf in Ballwin, MO, is a great place to meet others.  Mac Connelly is new to the St. Louis area by way of Wisconsin.  After a few months of seeing Mac play, we finally introduced ourselves and you’re reading the product of that meeting.  Click play on […]

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The Zoo Girls “Black Lodge”

I met The Zoo Girls through Twitter. After finding the song “Black Lodge” I contacted them and had a cool conversation about their home, Memphis, and music. Click the live video for “Black Lodge” below and you’ll get a taste of their awesome sound.  Try to guess some of their influences from their music and […]

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Gracious Me “The Part Of Me”

Through Twitter, I’m always looking for real people behind the accounts. That led me to find Gracious Me a singer-songwriter based in Washington DC.  When I hear the opening riff, I totally fell for the song.  Click play and see if you feel the same way. Read below to get the story behind the song. Story […]

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Ross Seddon “Coming Home”

I met Australian artist Ross Seddon through Twitter. Looking for artists to connect with I listened to his music. The swampy vibe of “Coming Home” grabbed me.  Click to play and read on.  Ross supplied some wonderful details about the song. Story Behind “Coming Home” Inspiration The song examines a relationship off the rails and […]

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Mattias Granbom “En I Taget”

For songwriters today, you have to treat music as a community.  That’s How I connected with Mattias Granbom.  Through the Song A Week 2017 group, I heard Mattias’ music and enjoyed the ethereal sound.  Click play and read on, see if you take a little journey through Mattias Granbom’s music.   The lyrics are in […]

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