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Dan Sadin On Relationships and Male Vulnerability

Written by Dan Sadin

You know that feeling when a song you love is just burning inside of you? It’s the feeling I had when I first heard “I’m on Fire” by Bruce Springsteen. You can literally feel Springsteen going up in flames singing about this woman. And his feelings transfer to you, the listener – it’s magical. I wanted to have that raw emotion captured in a …

What It’s Like Recording Acoustic with Till I Fall

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Written by Till I Fall

It seems like every time we have been in the studio, we’ve been able to go at it with a different approach. While recording Self Titled, we tracked everything “backwards” from our usual order of things; we saved tracking drums until the last day of being in the studio. Going into recording at that time (December/January of …

Self-Confidence and The Yeah Yeah Yeah’s with Irene Greene

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Written by Irene Greene

From a young age I had this burning in me, to be different or some other cheesy line. It was 2007, and I had just received an iPod Shuffle for Christmas. I was in middle school and we all know that most middle schoolers are not naturally equipped with abilities of acceptance. In fact, I was bullied on and off because I wore strange …

The story behind “Witch Hunt” with VISTA

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Written by Hope & Greg of VISTA

Hope

After our last tour (“The Oasis Tour” in November), we relaxed for a few weeks and thought about what we wanted to accomplish in 2018. We didn’t want to rush to put out another EP, “Long Live” had just come out in July. But the idea of steady content is appealing to us, so we flew …

Music Healing for Hospice Care with Lights & Bridges

Written by Tom Rossi of Lights & Bridges 

The idea of playing music for hospice patients never occurred to me until I settled back in NY after 11 months of expeditions to West Africa, Cuba and Brazil. While attending many secular and religious ceremonies, learning the languages and studying with some of the worlds greatest master drummers, I found these cultures shared a common thread that was incredibly …

Growing Up Surrounded By Music with Moonheart

Written by Kim Mayo of Moonheart

Baby

When I was still new in the world was when I got my first taste of live music- my dad the performer, my crib-side his stage, and I his silent but adoring audience. There’s video of it- my dad not much older than I am now, still dressed in the day, putting me down for the night with one of our …

Trading Life for Music with Hidden Hospitals

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Written by Dave Raymond of Hidden Hospitals

In my high school, for some mystical reason, our lunch periods started at 9:45 AM. So, one morning (at lunch) I sat at an empty table with Steve Mitchell. Steve had a bowl cut over his eyes, was incredibly quiet and had a gift for playing soccer. He wasn’t shy, he just didn’t say much. Making small talk  …