There’s this song by The Blow called, “True Affection“, that I absolutely love. It is beautiful, catchy, and simple and means something different to everyone who listens to it. THAT is the sign of a good song. When it means something to you. The great songs mean different things to you over time. For me,… Continue reading True Affection
Here is what is on my band-related docket right now in order of priority: Finish the new album! Start “song-a-week” workshop thing (and write a song a week) Build “Guitar Lessons/Media/Lyrics” page/interface I have been traveling so damn much recently that it has been hard to get into a groove. Maybe the first thing on… Continue reading Focus
I have been doing some thinking on the new record, and when I listen to the songs all together, I get the feeling that there are two categories that the songs fit into: Damn, that was a long way back from the black infinity of sadness. Let’s dust our clothes off, take a shower, and… Continue reading Thoughts on a Dual EP Release
“I look at these guys like Matt Damon, George Clooney, Sean Penn – they’re all very bright, educated guys who understand that it’s a business and there’s politics involved. I wasn’t educated or aware enough. I thought I was so good I didn’t have to play the game. And I was terribly wrong.” – Mickey… Continue reading What We Can Learn from Mickey Rourke?
Don’t let yourself get scammed! That’s what Grandma always says. I’m paraphrasing, of course. Grandma always says, “Don’t accept any wooden nickels!” But the more I work, the more I play the game or life, the more I see the humor in it, the big scam. In the end, none of this REALLY matters. In… Continue reading Life, the Universe, and Rock-and-Roll