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Trains in Your Dreams

Song Decoder Episode 3: The Train February 13, 2022


This song, The Train,  was probably the hardest song of all the new material on my third album to write and bring to fruition. I had a very clear inspiration of the theme I wanted to write this song about, as well as a very clear intention as to the type of groove I was Read More…


Naked Kate

The How and Whys of Naked Kate Part Three: Songs 11 – 15 November 10, 2019


As I write this for you, I am feeling a little wistful right now, knowing that this incredibly colorful and rewarding journey I got to take through Kate Bush’s material in order to record this album is very nearly coming to an end. I can honestly say that I will hold this year of Kate Read More…


Naked Kate

The Hows and Whys of “Naked Kate” Part One: Songs 1 – 5 November 10, 2019


Thank you so much again for being here and being such an important part of the launch of this new album. I wanted to share some special, personalized background just for you on the songs and how I chose them. So, here is Part 1 of your 3 part video series. The first 5 songs Read More…


From the Studio: Sneak Preview of “Naked Kate” Acoustic Cover Album September 19, 2019


“The Man with the Child in His Eyes” One of the most beautiful and beloved Kate Bush songs, “The Man with the Child in His Eyes” was written when Kate was a teenager, about her first boyfriend, Steve Blacknell. “I wrote that when I was 16. I’ve got two older brothers and have always been Read More…


Song of Sirens

Release the Sea Nymphs! March 30, 2019


(Official Music Video Below) Last year sometime, I met Melbourne-based Chillwave artist Lacunae Glow online through a music community group on Facebook of professional indie musicians. She had heard my album DREAM DANCE and was inspired by the music and the underwater cover art, so she messaged me asking if I’d like to collaborate on Read More…


Song Decoder Episode 1: What Have I Forgotten? January 16, 2019


One of my favorite podcasts is Song Exploder, where host Thao Nguyen invites guests to deconstruct their songs. How fascinating is it to hear the various textures and parts that make up a great song, as well as what inspired it? Since it’s been a year since I released by first album, Dream Dance, it Read More…


Life is But a Dream . . . The Making of DREAM DANCE February 1, 2018


Writing, producing, and recording DREAM DANCE took over 3 years and was truly a life changing event for me. It turns out that I shot a lot of video blogs throughout the process of assembling this album, and since so many of you are also artists and creatives, I thought you’d find something of value Read More…


Melanie Martinez – The Making of: Heart on a Shelf July 4, 2017


“Heart on a Shelf” is the one song on DREAM DANCE that was directly inspired by a new pop artist I had run across randomly while watching The Voice in 2012, Melanie Martinez.  I remember at the time as I watched her that I felt a strange affinity for her, as she seemingly got swallowed up by the show Read More…


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