Artist Spotlight: Naomi Psalm


Naomi Psalm- Music Artist, Songwriter, and Mother

Jax: Balancing a life of family and friends can be tough leaving little or no time to tap into your creativity, what is your experience and how do you manage a balance?

Naomi: A creative mind thrives on spontaneous moments of artist release, however, with a family that is usually not possible. I find I need to schedule time to be creative when no one is home, or perhaps plan ahead to get away a write music or paint. On the upside, when I do get the coveted hour here and there, I find myself highly motivated to make progress creating.

Jax: How do you feel that you have contributed to our music culture? Do you feel that you have or are about to create music that signifies american pop culture of your time? If so in what way?

Naomi: I feel my music has been relevant to today’s culture, especially my song about texting and how society has made it so face to face time is less and less important.

Jax: What does a typical music day like for you? Describe your timeline of a day where music performing, inspiration or creation was involved.

Naomi: I have a part-time job and I don’t really think I could fit in a full time job as busy as I am with music. When I am home and have time, I spend it marketing on line, social networking a ton because I feel it is very important to stay connected with my fans. Songwriting, writing set lists, booking shows and playing shows. Like I mentioned, my time comes in blocks of about an hour here and there, so I chip away at my music career each moment I am able.

“Psalm’s creations can be somber, poignant and even reverent, her talents akin to Sarah McLachlan” ~Andrew Crisp BOISE WEEKLY
Singer/songwriter and Indie/pop artist Naomi Psalm from Florida began her music career at the age of 19 traveling to over 30 countries doing volunteer work involving music. She has been compared to the likes of Sheryl Crow, Sarah McLachlan and Natalie Merchant. Her lyrical content is relate-able, deep and contemplative. You will no doubt attach yourself to her music as see yourself in the words she so powerfully sings. Naomi now works with her band Naomi Psalm & The Blue Cinema She released her 4th CD STARE in May of 2011, a music video March 2012, and a new recording project in Sept 2012. Naomi has played a variety of venues, and recently opened for Josh Gracin (4th place in American Idol Season 2). She has played for several local benefits including the Red Cross and Race for the Cure. Naomi currently resides in Boise, Idaho

“Feel alive inside, create something new today”

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