Acoustic EDM Manifesto: Mute the How

Asking the Right Question 2015 and 2016 were banner years for my expansion into new styles of music.  Most memorably, I learned an important life lesson from Electronic Dance Music (EDM).  "EDM?", you say...  Yep, EDM.  It was EDM that forced me to reevaluate my long-held, (and totally untrue) belief that great work was accomplished by answering the question "how" - for example, … Continue reading Acoustic EDM Manifesto: Mute the How

Art, Business, Talent and Authenticity

Art is Risk Authenticity in music is risky... if you are social... and value the opinions of those around you.  Expressing my authentic reaction is a commitment of solidarity with those who agree with me. But, it is a commitment of antagonism toward those who disagree with me (which sucks if everyone disagrees with me). … Continue reading Art, Business, Talent and Authenticity

Music Protest & Live Performance

pro·test noun prōˌtest/ a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something. Music Protest is a source of information and perspective for musicians and artists.  Most artists and musicians suffer significant sacrifice to make music the focus of their career.  We believe music is a gateway for human beings to express and understand life (and other people). … Continue reading Music Protest & Live Performance