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Success And Stuff Nobody Tells You

19 Sep

NOTE: I contradict myself from one month to the next, either in my actions or my words. So be wary of that fact, that I’m a human who says one thing and then does another while believing something opposite… (See my last post for clarification) At some point I messed up and started putting all [...]

Back From Vacation!

17 Aug

After months of globetrotting on tour playing the music I love to appreciative audiences I am back to write about what I have learned about life and the success my particular brand of logic has brought me, hoping to share it with you! Sound good? Isn’t that kind of the thing you want to hear [...]

We Are Luckier Now

30 May

We have to remember that we are lucky.  Yes, as always, it’s hard to make a living with music or a lot of creative work outside of the forces of the industry and outside the realm of the curated / anointed.  Yet our screens and ears are flooded with more music than we could ever [...]

Reaching Mindfulness With a Friend

29 Apr

I am glad to say I’ve known what this is like, but sad to say mindfulness in a conversation with even a good friend is rare. We all get caught up in ego-driven mindsets bent on ideas of status, success, hierarchy and taste. Some people just won’t do it. You can try to help others [...]

Dear Artists: Knock Out The Middlemen

29 Mar

Or since they are an entity of millions of people that you can’t knock out, metaphorically tell them to fuck off. This is going to sound like a manifesto, probably, but it’s something I’ve been thinking about for a long time and was too afraid to post it.  Hence the long silence. Which is exactly [...]