$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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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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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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