Now that I got your attention with that headline, I should probably start by saying…
This is an original song dedicated to the miracle that is my daughter, and her future: You shine a light in a very dark world; show it off.
An original song, inspired by the ups and downs of relationships and marriage.
A good piece of art is never really complete. Here, I reflect on the evolution of a song I wrote 3 years ago for my nephew Van and how its changes over time symbolize his growth.
A song for Cyrus Kal El Hopper. A very special baby with an amazing story that touched the lives of hundreds. May his soul rest in peace.
An original song inspired by God and two people who will always be dear to my heart.
"I know that God doesn’t lie, and I know that He knows how to talk to the hearts of people better than anybody." – Lauryn Hill – Interlude 1, MTV Unplugged No. 2.0
So, I made a record. You should listen to it. It’s good. It was my first experience making art like this, and my producer Jeremy made everything so incredibly awesome, that I decided to wrote this blog to share my experience. Here it is: the good, the bad and the ugly – the 10 things I hated, and loved, about recording my first EP with Jeremy Snyder.
Check out track #2 on my first, ever, 5-song EP, recorded at Sioux Sioux studio in Charlotte, NC and produced by the brilliant man known as Jeremy Rychard Snyder. It’s called “Naked.” And no, it’s not what you’re thinking…
Recording Lesson #1: Many Will Hear, But Few Will Care – How NOT to Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign
“There’s a good chance that you’re gonna put out this record, and nobody’s gonna give a shit.”— Jeremy Snyder
Even before finishing the recording, I’m already finding that to be true. Music industry lesson #1: Many people will probably hear about you. But only a select few will care to listen to what you have to say. Target those few.