Music TOOLS vs. Music TOYS

#CuppaCoffee is back! Sorry it took so long. Today I talk about the pitfalls of buying TOYS—musical instruments fun to play with, but don't advance your career—when you should be looking for...


Don't Stress Your Small Stats

Do not take for granted the impact you are having on people, even if it's only a few to start. Remember there are people like me who RELISH in finding relatively obscure artists and go above and...


Interview With Voyage L.A.

Voyage LA was kind enough to interview me in the wake of launching ArtistPro. Shared some insights into my journey here and other fun tidbits—hope you enjoy! READ THE INTERVIEW HERE


FACT OR FICTION: Your Contacts Are Everything [VIDEO]

It's the age old adage we've ALL heard: "It's all about who you know."  Or is it?  So often people assume that making contacts suffices for building their network. But let's examine the art of...


ArtistPro is Officially LIVE!

You may've seen me drop hints at a new educational brand I've been developing. Well, here's the full scoop. It's called ArtistPro...and I could not be more excited about it! The mission: ...


My Thoughts on Apple Music for Artists

Here's what I think they should do...


I'm Releasing Music Again!

It's been a stupid long time coming, but in the wake of me reactivating my artist career through the Rizik project - it had me thinking: I've got so much old material that never saw the light of...


'You Are My Person' Wins at Silicon Beach Film Festival

Working with your friends is always a treat, especially when your friends are highly creative and motivated. When friend and filmmaker Dan Dobi asked if I would score his short film "You Are My...


'You Are My Person' Original Score and Trailer

I've been relatively quiet lately, head down building several new things... one of which being the revitalization of my music career through the R I Z I K project. Around the time I decided to...


CASE STUDY: Searching for Studio Time (Junkie XL | Tomb Raider)

CONCEPT: Engage fans of composer Junkie XL and the Tomb Raider series exploring the original score for the 2018 film in a unique, gamified way. WORK DONE: Campaign conceptualization Project...