Category: Blog

Nothing Compares to Prince

“Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” These seem to be appropriate words for a day like today...

The Thrill Lives On

In 2007, I was a poor musician trying find my way in the world. I had just moved to San Diego and didn’t know anyone...

What Will Your Verse Be?

I remember the first movie I ever saw in a movie theater. It was 1992 at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, CA. The movie...

Tonight in San Diego

Check out this interview and performance Rob Deez and I did for “Tonight in San Diego”! (We go on around 15:30) Social...

What I Have Been Up To Lately

Sorry for the lack of postings lately… I know I’m way overdue. Anyways, I thought I’d share what I’ve been up to lately, if you...

Short Hair, Don’t Care

After about three months of building up the courage to do it, I chopped off my long hair. Well, technically I didn’t do it- my...

Two Ways of Looking at Music

I’ve always been a fan of music and have been endlessly fascinated by the mechanics of it. But what really strikes me about it is...

Revisiting the Past, Looking Forward

It’s funny how life looks in retrospect. You never really know what’s happening in the moment and the more you try to control it, the...

A Song A Week

I’ve been calling myself a singer/songwriter for a while now. And as ambiguous and contentious as that label is for many of artists in the...

Affirmations

I always felt like those ruminations and affirmations of self that people post on Facebook and Twitter in silly fonts and with inspirational backgrounds were...

(Don’t) Know Thy Self

When I first started playing music, I knew right from the start that I would learn so much about myself through exploration, song-writing, performing, and...

Art vs. Science

A few days ago, my childhood friend Daniel said that he never would have guessed I would be “right brained”. I knew he was talking...

I Took A Tumble

Hey everyone, Just thought it was about time to give you all an update about my health. I have been in the hospital since the...

Occupy UC Davis

So this happened at my alma mater last Friday and the school my sister is currently attending: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BjnR7xET7Uo And then, these started showing up: Reblogged...

That Was My Last CD

I like to think I’m keeping up with the technology trends when it comes to music. I started doing the “Pay What You Want” thing...

Where the Hell Have I Been?

I’ve been purposely laying low lately. It’s been a really busy year with all the shows, trips and events and I decided after a particularly...