Official YouTube & Vlog launch

Official YouTube & Vlog launch

This is quite exciting for me to be able to further my content creation and hone my creative skills with this new YouTube channel. Here you can find music related content, performances, gear reviews, interviews, etc. This will also be home to my travel vlogs/updates! I have a lot of fun things in the pipeline and I can't wait to share! 

An Evening with a Classically Trained Singer-Songwriter

An Evening with a Classically Trained Singer-Songwriter

I had the wonderful opportunity to sit down and interview Sophie Gonzalez. Sophie is an extremely talented classical and jazz singer based out of Monterrey, Mexico. Sophie has such an unique outlook on life and always gives me new perspectives about things going on in my career and life. In this article we will dig into Sophie's professional life and her creative outlook on music.  

What is Music Therapy? A Look Into the Overlooked and Under-Prescribed Therapy in 2018

What is Music Therapy? A Look Into the Overlooked and Under-Prescribed Therapy in 2018

The connection of music [sound] and the human body far predates any modern science book or Facebook article. Our ancestors recognized the medical use of music all over the globe throughout history. Some of the most common household names of ancient intellectuals have referenced the mysterious connection between sculpted sound and our body/brain. In this article I will breakdown what music therapy and therapists are striving to achieve and what some job examples are. We will briefly look and learn from the ancients and see what modern science has done and is currently attempting to do. I will leave you with my thoughts on how this may even affect future insurance polices in the foreseeable future. 

151 Musician Hashtags for Instagram to BOOST your views and followers and HOW to use them!

151 Musician Hashtags for Instagram to BOOST your views and followers and HOW to use them!

Hashtags have evolved into digital office water coolers that users can share similar content and have discussions about whatever the hashtag is related to.  In this article I will give to some instant gratification by providing my 151 hashtags for musicians - and also give you my thoughts on how to get the most out of your hashtag use to promote your music/self brand. 

An Evening With A Professional Session Drummer/Songwriter

An Evening With A Professional Session Drummer/Songwriter

I recently got the chance to sit down with Adam Lindberg, who is a Los Angeles based session drummer and songwriter. Currently located in Pasadena, California, Adam is quite far away from home here in LA. Having transplanted to the music capital of the world from a small neighborhood in Vasteras, Sweden, Adam’s story tells the tale of a unique journey into the professional world of drumming and a career in the music business. 

Mono - “Fly By” EFX SERIES

Mono - “Fly By” EFX SERIES

Backpacks by definition have not really changed much over the years. I think the saying is “if it ain’t broke - why fix it?” Mono has not only fixed many problems musicians and techies run into with their luggage but managed to improve upon so many little things that the new Mono FlyBy hardly constitutes a “backpack” anymore. In this in depth analysis of Mono's "flyby" I will take you through the ins & outs - pros & cons - of this amazing backpack.