My new relaxing electronic album “Valley of Sapphire” pre-order starts today. Once you order it, you will receive a gratitude track, then you will be able to download the whole album on November 16th. This album is great for relaxation, meditation, yoga and centering. If you want to check it out click below: http://valleyofsapphire.com
Does your guitar fretting hand ever hurt from playing too much? Here are 4 easy guitar lessons that can help relieve fretting hand pain. I love playing guitar. I love playing it so much that I used to play up to 6 hours at a time (with some breaks) as a street musician. I hurt my fretting […]
It is a good idea to have your merchandise out and ready when your performing. Until I make The Second Spirit boots, I can start branding boots with stickers. How far can you take your music merchandise?
Some behind the scene shots of Snout & The Second Spirit recording a new album at the expanded Galahad Studios in Eugene, Oregon. Some of the gear we used logic, Ableton, Roland RE-201 Space Echo, Korg Polysix, microKorg, traveler guitar, Boss ME-70. http://snoutmusic.com/SNOUTMUSIC/Home
These are my new custom glowing guitar lights. Great for performance lighting. Made by Electric Denim Studios.
Tip 4 – Write out one full sheet of lyrics with the song’s melodies in your head without stoping, critiquing or editing it. Listen to the recorded ideas of your song, or play it on your instrument and get it inside your head. Sing the song in your head […]
My cat is helping me open my new music and logo stickers for The Second Spirit. We are both very excited. Music by The Second Spirit.
Hey Friends, l will give you a free song to download if you leave a comment on my video below on “Sneak Peaks in Las Vegas” website: Message me after you comment on the website so I can send you the download. THANKS!!!
Thanks for tuning in to Tip 3 of my “How To Focus On Songwriting” series. If you are just joining us, I would like to encourage you to start off in the beginning of the series at how to focus on songwriting tip 1. The last two weeks, we have worked to get new song ideas down […]
Last week I wrote a blog on how to focus on songwriting tip 1. The challenge was to record 3 or more melodies or progression ideas per day. How did you do? I did good. Not perfect. This is how many ideas I recorded. Sunday – 5 Monday – 5 Tuesday – 4 Wednesday […]
Tip 1 Record 3 or more spontaneous, unedited, stream of conscious melodies or progression ideas on your iPhone voice memos or portable recording device per day. Music is such a big all-encompassing thing. From the instruments, branding, mixing, producing, marketing, social scenes, bios, performing, artistry, practice, image . . . and the list goes on. Lately, […]