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


Liberation – Christina Aguilera

When pop meets R&B meets musical theatre? On one studio album. A concept album of sorts? Christina Augulera is back with Liberation. As the album title suggests, Liberation represents and reflects creative freedom and artistic mastery. (1.) Liberation A short prelude to the rest of the album, Liberation features a haunting minor key melodic line that… Continue Reading


No Tears Left to Cry

  She’s given us Problem, One Last Time and Break Free. And Ariana Grande recently gave us another epic music vid with her latest single, No Tears Left To Cry. Superwoman hero in an dystopian-esque world? The creativity in the videography is something different. And Ariana looks elegant. Long hair, long dress. Classy. Pop with… Continue Reading


5 ways anime inspires creativity

Creatives – ever watch anime for inspiration? Not that I have much time to watch anime. I’m a fan of mermaids and shiny things. So anime that’s focused on a crystal – or anime focused around mermaids, I’m all for. I’ve watched Mermaid Melody in recent months – beautiful music, by the way. So here’s… 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


3 lessons from the 2018 Olympics

Caught the Olympic hype this past Thursday. Canada represent! And I’ve been hooked since. I love watching the Olympics. Especially winter. Canada pride? A bit. Love watching the figure skating and snowboarding. Art and technique. There’s so many parallels that the Olympics can teach us about creativity. So here’s my top three takeaways – three… Continue Reading