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Leo Musicians with the Same Birthday (so They Should Collaborate)

Leo Zodiac Signs

Leo musicians are outgoing and confident. Known as "the lion," you'll see a lot of powerful people in this birthday post. Happy birthday to all Leos! We're going to pick out musicians with the same birthday and imagine a collaboration with the two. Sometimes we get lucky and someone has already made a mashup. I'm excited to see who we've got! If you want more about Leos, I have every[...]


Reviews for a Client’s Album

Album Reviews

Mark Baughman hired me to sing on two tracks for his album, No Prophet Here. The reviews are in and they're very positive! Here is the album if you'd like to hear while you read. I was the lead singer on "Somebody's Daughter" and "What I Became (Please Take Me Home)," but please check out the whole album! Mark is a fantastic songwriter and this album serves as a great portfolio for hi[...]


An Interview with Anitra Jay from The Crafty Musician

Anitra Jay The Crafty Musician

Anitra Jay is an acoustic soul singer-songwriter based in Eureka Springs, AR. She tours regularly up and down the US from Vermont to Texas and everywhere in between. Her music is a sultry down to earth blend of soul, pop, and gospel. After being laid off from her job in 2007, Anitra decided to pursue a career in music. She took her educational experiences in Public Relations and her profe[...]


Cancer Musicians with the Same Birthday (so They Should Collaborate)

Cancer Zodiac Sign Musicians

Cancer musicians are a common topic around here (along with every other zodiac sign). I've listed every Cancer here, and talked about being a Cancer musician here. Today I'm going to just list Cancer musicians who have the same birthday, and imagine a collab between the two. Some would be great, some would probably be horrible, but it's fun to imagine them. Sometimes, someone has already[...]


How to Add Orchestral Instruments Into Your Song for Cinematic Effect

Orchestral Instruments VSTs

Orchestral instruments can add a lovely element to your song and make it shine. Today's post is a guest post from Graeme Rattray from HomeStudioLabs.com - Please see his bio at the end! I appreciate his hard work and want to thank him and Home Studio Labs! In this article, we are going to look at how to add Orchestral Instruments into your song using Orchestral VST plugins. For this ar[...]


Gemini Musicians With the Same Birthday (So They Should Collaborate)

Gemini Musicians Who Should Collab

Gemini musicians are a common theme on this blog. I listed every Gemini musician ever here, and I talked about how Geminis can use their signs to help their music careers here. Are zodiac signs real? I have no idea and I don't really care. I just like reading about it and I thought it would be interesting to see who has the same birthdays and what a collab would sound like! *This post[...]


Feature on Glimmertown Radio Podcast

Glimmertown Radio Podcast

Glimmertown Radio is doing a series on "Music & Astrology" with artists separated into their respective signs. They let me know they used my zodiac posts as inspiration and I wanted to share their work with you. For those of you who don't know/care about astrology: Signs are divided into elements (earth, water, air and fire). As a Virgo, I am an "Earth" sign. If you don't know abou[...]


How to Write a Chorus or Hook for a Song

How to Write a Song Chorus

The chorus, also called "hook" or "refrain," is, in my opinion, the easiest part of the song to write. Think about it: you only have to write it once, and then a third of the song is done. The verses are where you tell the story and explain yourself. The chorus is where you hammer the main point home. Your chorus can also be absolute nonsense. Everything from "baby" a thousand times[...]


Every Hanson Single Ranked from Worst to Best

Hanson Singles

Hanson has been around since I was a young child. "MMMBop" was everywhere, whether you loved it or hated it. I'm not ashamed to say (now) that I loved it. Surely you remember these adorable kids: via GIPHY What you may not realize, however, is that Hanson is still a band with an active fanbase. The band is comprised of three brothers: Isaac, Taylor and Zac, and they each have around[...]