My family really helps me stay focused on what’s most important. I have a wife and 2 boys now in their late teens and early 20’s. All of them keep me real reminding me of 3….
Song writing starts on a piano. I hear the riff/chord progression in my mind then get the lyrics – first verse, chorus. Sometimes the rhythm comes first because I find that after drum pattern has….
It’s tough especially with my chemical imbalance and my adhd and anxiety I have a hard time balancing my social and working life with music but its what I love to do so I make….
Slamming while it tells a story. This Release is only the beginning of many other creative arrangements with unique and energetic riffs and grooves that encase telling qualities. Music lives in my soul. We as a band….
Today on New Music Monday Music Business News: What the future looks like for Apple and ITunes Changes to Youtube and why many channels are being deleted without warning Why Instagram may be changing for….
” All I Want Is You” has gotten over 35 thousand streams on spotify and over 4.5 thousand plays on soundcloud since it’s release 3 weeks ago. It has also been placed on 13 spotify….
I love trap drum patterns with complex hi-hat, snare, and 808 patterns. In trap, most of the songs are in minor key with a simple chord progression but filled with 808’s, church bells, brass, and….
The Beatles are a major influence in my life. I’ve been luck that my voice is in the same range as Paul and John so I have been singing there songs for many years. On….
This particular release points me in the direction of Nashville which is where I got noticed by Grammy nominee Dave Moody of the Moody Brothers and Lamon Records Nashville, I will begin working with Lamon….
This weeks top Social media for Musicians News Stories David Karp is leaving Tumblr by the end of the year handing it over to current CEO http://tcrn.ch/2BsbK6v via @techcrunch Tumblr is a microblogging platform and….
This ritual evolved from the work week schedules and the day job. We pay our dues through the use (or abuse) of our time at work and then…for our reward…we are given the Friday….
Episode #541: A.V.A Live Radio Behind The Music with Jacqueline Jax Interview by Jacqueline Jax host of A.V.A Live Radio Band Name: Kay Soul Song name: As I Am Music Genre: R&B/Soul This song is about… As I Am….
The spark can be a rhythm, melody, lyrical line etc it does not matter. Usually the skeleton of the song is me on my acoustic guitar. But sometimes it is bass as well as keyboard.….
It’s not easy to stay focused or productive, especially after a long day of working and taking care of your daily responsibilities. But if it’s something you want bad enough, you’ll find time to make….
This weeks New Music Monday is featuring Southern Rock, Pop, Singer Songwriter & Country New Releases. Today’s Music Business News: How does social media play a real roll in album sales How more music is….
As I continue to grow as an artist, I feel I’m always getting better with each new release. Each song has a new sound and better vocals. I feel I haven’t done an album based on….
You never advance in your knowledge if you can’t step away, critique and advance from what you’ve already accomplished. I built a lot of the sounds and audio imaging from scratch, and there was a lot….
Writing is alot different for working on an album. Not all tracks were written recently, in fact most often the tracks you use are written years ago and resurface when they fit into a project. I….
About a year ago I left my full-time career in the computer and high-tech industry, to begin producing and composing music full-time. I have to say this is one of that mentally emotionally and spiritually….
Music Business News: All eyes are on spotify as they make a few new moves forward. Listen to the latest on New Music Monday. You can now subscribe to A.V.A Live Radio Music business news….
In depth discussion about creating more impactful music and how you should be marketing on social media to increase your return on investment. It’s not enough to do the work if your strategy isn’t on point. Tune in to the segment today to make sure that your efforts are aligning correctly for gaining maximum reach and engagement.
Singing is my way of giving back using the gifts that I was given. We all have unique gifts, and if you can find a way to use that gift to make the world just….
The music of Ul2raviolet is quite diverse drawing on many different genres and influences including rock, electronic, contemporary classical, ambient, drone, drum & bass, minimalism and even a country track called Snow on the Plain. ….
Join host Jacqueline Jax as she sits down with Reverbnation C-Founder EVP of Music Industry & Artist Relations, Lou Plaia about Music Marketing for Indie Artists. They will be discussing the benefits and opportunities that Reverbnation….
Discover new music and catch up with the Music business and social media news. Rock/ Alternative Rock/ Punk Rock Music Releases Topics: Which popular artist has launched his own independent label How you can still….
Are you a struggling songwriting or musician but you’ve always wanted to start promoting yourself as an artist and build a fan base to do this as a career? On today’s live podcast, I’ll be….
“You’ll never change, I know the words you say.” Just a few words from this heartbroken message of the new single by songwriter Jayne Harris. Episode #536: A.V.A Live Radio Behind The Music with Jacqueline….
Well real Love was written for me by Dutch Clemson. Real love is the first record on my up coming album now or never written for me which makes the prices easier. Episode #535:….
I suspect my situation is not a lot different than other artists in when I get an idea for a song, I can’t let go of it. I’ll lay down some basic chord tracks and….