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Don Lawson-What Drives Me

The world needs more unsung heroes in the world, those that do work in the background and take very little or no credit for what they do. They are rewarded, but only by their sense of knowing that they did something to help others. It seems that this is far to rare in life, and in the music business that is even less common. So, when I was introduced to Don Lawson a few weeks ago by a mutual friend, it […]

Add1ction-Keep Pushing

I was scrolling through my Twitter feed recently and came across a new video from a band that had followed me not too long ago. At that point I really hadn’t had the time to check them out, as I get new bands following me a few times a day and (even though I try my best) it is hard to keep up with all of them.  Although their video had just came out a few days before, it was already in the five digit […]

Rik Emmett-Find Balance

“Music holds the secret, To know it can make you whole. It’s not just a game of notes, It’s the sound inside your soul.” – Hold On by Triumph When you ask someone to name a Canadian power trio, most will rightfully say, “Rush”. But there was another power trio that should come to mind…Triumph. Triumph consisted of Gil Moore on drums/lead vocals, Mike Levine on Bass, and Rik Emmett  handling guitar/lead vocals. When I discovered their music, Triumph had been around for […]

A Voice in the Afternoon

We turn on the radio to listen to our favorite DJ in hopes that they will play our favorite song, give us the news we need, or entertain us as we go through our daily lives. We connect with their stories, we laugh at their jokes, we become attached to them. But what do we really know about them? Probably not as much as we think we do.  Our voice, in the afternoon here in the Central New York area of […]

Matt Steady-Songwriting, From the Heart

Located in beautiful Leicester, England, is a brilliant musician named Matt Steady. Matt is an expert in his craft, as he composes all of his own material for his songs.  He has an excellent singing voice and also plays many different instruments. However, I don’t think you could meet a more humble musician or genuinely kind friend. After being recently introduced to his music, I had to find out some of the secrets behind his art work and creative process. […]