Bebe Rexha – Expectations album review

Singer. Songwriter. Producer. Pop meets country meets dance? Bebe Rexha’s debut album exceeds Expectations. I’ve been a fan of hers since listening to “In the Name of Love” – gorgeous melody and lyrics. Vulnerability. Confidence. Creativity. Love. Life. Guitar is prominent on the album. So here’s a track-by-track review: (1.) Ferrari Beautiful, raw opening track. The… Continue Reading


5 lessons from American Idol

  Reality TV meets music meets inspiration? American Idol is back. Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan all bring experience and creativity to the table. Here’s 10 lessons creatives can learn from American Idol: (1.) Diversity There’s room for all types of creativity. There’s room for all types of personalities. We’re all different. And we… Continue Reading


aurora – album review

She released short EP albums showcasing a few songs at a time. And now she’s released her latest album, aurora. Light. Love. Musical glory. First discovered Bea Miller when I saw a YouTube video of her singing in support of novelist Jennifer Donnelly’s WaterFire Saga. Beautiful voice. Her album, Not An Apology, is one of… Continue Reading


reputation – Taylor Swift album review

She defies creative expectations by defining creativity on her own terms. She’s in a league all on her own because she creates her own rules. Taylor Swift’s latest album, reputation, showcases how the singer-songwriter continues to go beyond the boundaries by exploring creative opportunity through music. Although she’s known as and well-respected as a songwriter,… Continue Reading


Waves – Rachel Platten album review

She brought us Fight Song and Better Place. Now Rachel Platten is making waves with her new LP. I’ve been a fan since Fight Song. Loved her Wildfire album and Fight Song EP. She writes beautiful anthems. She’s a healer. Her latest album, Waves, features catchy melodies, rhythmic bass lines and inspirational lyrics. So here’s… Continue Reading