Fall Tour Starts This Week

My fall tour kicks off this week by heading to Wichitas, KS.  Excited give a little weekend warrior version to touring around the Midwest.  A music friend of mine, Nathan Andrew Jones, gave me the idea to vlog a bit of the experience.  Now, in musician fashion, I just need to remember to do so.  […]

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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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June 3 Album Release House Concert

This will be a two part post.  There will be a June 3 album release house concert show in Pacific, MO.  Please contact me if you’d like to attend.  The cost is $10 per group and includes a Diffused cd. June 3 Album Release The lineup for the show will include opening sets by Chris Johnson […]

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New Album Diffused Out May 10

Today, May 10, my new album Diffused came out.  Diffused is the second album of all original music where I sing.  A musical release is often a complicated project.  What I like best is what I learn each time through the process.  Learning about planning multiple shows, setting up co-performers for each show, continuing production […]

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Kyle Walz At Stone Spiral March 24

I have my first solo show at Stone Spiral Coffee and Curious on March 24.  Music runs from 7pm to 9pm.  The evening will be a good preview of the album release shows planned for May and June.  Stone Spiral has lots of events, check their calendar to see if anything else appeals to you, well, […]

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Indie Go Go Campaign

A week ago, the Indie Go Go campaign went live for my new album Diffused.  This is exciting though nerve wracking. In all honesty, waiting for a contributor I don’t know is the goal.  I already met the goal of a contributor that’s not in the family.  So, what’s the real goal?  I want to […]

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Album Release Planning Transparency

For sake of transparency and the possibility that the information may help others, I’m going to post about album release planning.  Because music isn’t my main income source, I have the luxury of making mistakes and learning as I go.  I’ll post at least one follow up post-release to evaluate, openly, the whole process. Previous Mistakes […]

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Album Release Show Progress

Planning an album release, even a small scale release like mine, is a nebulous affair.  I gave myself four to five month and planned those out.  This weekend, I’ve made considerable release show progress by tentatively getting opening acts and organizing the events. Release Show Progress In the past couple weeks, I’ve set the date […]

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Save The Date – Album Release Shows

Going to try something different for my next album release, I’m going to plan two shows and have an extended time for album release fun.  Friday May 13 at The Wolf will be a free and open show.  Friday June 3 will be a Henry House Concert.  The times for both will be music from […]

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New Album Progress And Plans

New Album Audio The audio for the new album is recorded, mixed, and mastered.  This time for mastering, as a opposed to Hallowed, the audio is intended for global streaming and use.  Which means, it’s mastered toe -15 LKFS with a DR, Dynamic Range, between 9-12.  Hallowed I masted to an arbitrary loudness value.  If […]

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