As a recovering classical musician – someone who sees classical music as a fantastic foundation, that can be applied to other genres, pop music included, but whose first loves have always been pop music and musical theatre – I’m in love with Camila Cabello’s orchestrated version of her ballad Consequences. Nothing sounds cleaner than… Continue Reading
That feeling when you read a fantasy book series and it’s pure magic? Percy Jackson is exactly what you need if you love fantasy. Found book five of a spin-off series—The Heroes of Olympus—one day in a book store. Read it. Loved it. Read the first four books of that series. Then ordered the Percy… Continue Reading
With the passing of Avicii, the music industry and the world has lost a revolutionary creative. Electronic dance music (edm) powerhouse. Musician. DJ. Creative soul. There is so much that musicians and other creatives can gain through listening to Avicii’s music. Here’s 5 lessons from Avicii. (1.) Nothing beats an upbeat track. Two words: Pop drop. The… Continue Reading
Mermaid tails And shiny scales. A song of true love Never fails. Daybreak song. Luring the one who belongs. Beneath bubbles and bliss. Tidal love looks like this. Let’s dive in. Take a spin. Through waters, cool, An ocean pool. Of dreams and wishes and memories. Starfish kisses get the best of me. Splash Free… Continue Reading
Need a sweet treat? Like, now? Without the carbs? Okay, maybe with some carbs, but a lot less carbs than the typical dessert and a lot less guilt? Here’s Keto Raspberry Muffins. Ingredients 1 package of Philadelphia Cream Cheese 1/4 cup of almond flour 1/2 cup of raspberries 1/4 cup of Truvia 2 large eggs… Continue Reading
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
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
When you think all the love’s gonna disappear, Remember, darling, I’m still standing here. Wait on a wish? Seal love with a kiss. Love like your favourite song. Love on repeat. Love red beats.
Constellations Hallucinations Something like infatuation. Star girl, where do you wander? Beyond earth? What’s love worth? In the galaxy? In the universe? Starry-eyes Tell me why. I think I want to call you mine. Call you mine. Stargazing Hearts blazing. Star girl. If love lasts beyond earth. Tell me what you think love’s worth.
January. The most inspiring time the year? Rebirth. Renew. Refresh. If your goals are still in the process, keep going. If you want to start a new goal, go for it. And whatever your art? Writing, music, art? Balance creativity with life. There’s work. School. Life. Family. Friends. Unexpected stuff. Time to create.… Continue Reading