Movement and Sound

There is really no such thing as an inanimate object.  Sure, there are things all around you right now that are still and appear lifeless.  The building you’re in, the furniture you’re sitting on or the clothes that you’re wearing.  But the truth of the matter is that...

Value and Importance

Where is the heart? It doesn’t seem like anyone puts heart into what they do anymore. We go through the motions hoping that we’ll “accidentally” do something of value. That we will stumble across importance. That doesn’t happen. Value and importance are illusive...

Stewards

 As artists we tend to value ourselves by our craft.  I’ve written before about the “comparison trap” where we constantly devalue what we create by comparing ourselves with other artists.  The danger being that we never truly create anything genuine because we are not...

Inspire

I remember the first song I ever wrote.  It was terrible.  At least it seems terrible as I look back on it now.  However, it is arguably the most important song I have ever written.  Why?  Because it was my first song.  Without that song there would have never been a...

Flood

Sound is such a huge part of the human experience. Before birth, we were soothed by the calming sounds in our mother’s womb – a symphony of life sounding off all around us. As soon as we enter this world we release a cry, we stake a small but significant claim...