Old lovin’ is good lovin.’ But you have to get old to figure that out. Until then, here’s a song. Continue reading Oh Boldest Star
“By the time I got into the navy I was making real songs. I was in a situation that forced a lot of blues out of me — sorrow, depression, anxiety. You wanted to sing through it, to do something to try to make sense of it.” Continue reading The Poet and the Deep Blue Sea: In Conversation With Emay Holmes
Toxic relationships present us with a Catch-22: This person is hurting me, but they’re the only one who can heal my hurt.
Continue reading How Do I Stay Gone?
Another page from my book-in-progress, All the Music Be Happenin’ Now Continue reading Has there ever been a pure musical genre?
Chantal quickly produced a great text, as she so often does, but after reading it a few times I thought, Wait—this theme is rare enough, but what if we were to write a song about a woman who refuses to start an affair in the first place? Has that even been done? Continue reading Don’t Try to Talk