Where Do I Find Motivation?

I’ve seen a lot of people asking about motivation lately. All from different sources — Twitter, Facebook groups/posts, private messages with friends. People are struggling with motivation, and that doesn’t surprise me entirely considering everything we’ve been through in the last year. The world seems to be in a constant flux of energy and direction… Continue reading Where Do I Find Motivation?

The (Music) Artist Mentality

Artists paint, artists draw, artists sculpt, artists make music. What is this “artist” thing and why is everybody chasing it? Art makes us feel fulfilled, art makes us feel alive. Art helps us become who we are meant to be. When I say “artist” here, I’m mostly talking about music artists. Because that’s primarily how… Continue reading The (Music) Artist Mentality

Creativity and Innovation

As a creative person,  it can often feel difficult to maintain specific concepts, sounds, or themes over long periods of time. My creative mind wants to innovate and reinvent things, so I think that’s why it becomes difficult to finish out specific projects on occasion (either that or some form of ADD/ADHD). Plenty of artists change their… Continue reading Creativity and Innovation

How the Stranger Things Soundtrack Inspired Me to Write an EP

They have a logo maker. I couldn't not use the logo maker.

[Note: this is an older post that had been sitting around in my drafts. But, it shows one part of what I was thinking while writing my debut EP “Rebirth” before it became what it was.] A lot of my friends have been talking about the Stranger Things soundtrack after season 1 released. Honestly, I… Continue reading How the Stranger Things Soundtrack Inspired Me to Write an EP

I’m Writing This From Los Angeles, California

The Pink Wall on Melrose Ave

Took a plane to LA from my hometown in Upstate New York. I’m staying with my friend Matt, who moved here from NY recently. So far, I love this place. There is a heavy creative atmosphere here. Everyone is making something, or working on making something. Everyone is making connections, finding their own way. It’s… Continue reading I’m Writing This From Los Angeles, California

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Writing Music When You Don’t Feel Like It

The good ol' workstation keyboard.

Writing music when you don’t feel like it can be a difficult task. But it’s important to realize that writing music doesn’t have to be “all feels, all the time”. In fact, if it is “all feels all the time“ then I find it to be quite unproductive. Not that music itself is about productivity… Continue reading Writing Music When You Don’t Feel Like It