Writings & Ramblings


Everything is art.

In all of my striving and my earthly attempts in this world to find purpose and meaning and fulfillment, I feel like I’ve been missing the purpose of what’s really going on here. As a musician, I have a long-standing relationship with my art, but as someone who has to also market it in order […]

Bad Dad Jokes live

Good times with my niece on a babysitting adventure one recent Sunday afternoon.  Subscribe to my YouTube channel and maybe I’ll start posting some more videos.  Maybe even some ones that actually have something to do with music, lol.    

And it’s back to the lab again

So it’s been a while and if you’re wondering what I’ve been up to, I’m doing the foundational work for my next album. If everything works out, the album is going to be recorded completely by me. Working closely with a whole lot of my personal home studio equipment, I’ve been experimenting with a lot […]

Hi, my name’s Chris and I’m a music addict.

Music: the only language that everyone is born understanding. We use it to express our deepest joys and fears, greatest and darkest moments, celebrate, cry, laugh, or even as a gateway to other artforms. What would be dance or cinematography be without music? It moves us. Music is a weapon against the wiles of mediocrity. […]

The point you’ve “made it” as a musician?

At what point in being a professional musician is the point in which you’ve “made it?” I think we as musicians (or any branch of art really) need to stop believing the vanity (myself included). In my experience, the only songs worth writing are the ones that convey what’s genuinely inside of me (even though sometimes […]

The Not-So Bitter November

Last month at Loowit Brewing Company in downtown Vancouver, Washington, I played my show in like…eight years I think.  I wanted to see if I could still do it.  I dipped my toes into the water and now – I want to get wet (you know what I mean). On instagram: instagram.com/p/93vXk8OVDA/ Thanks Loowit for […]

For aspiring songwriters

To the aspiring songwriters out there wondering how to write amazing tunes, how to write songs that mean something real, that affect people, that truly move your audience – this one goes out to you. Good songwriting comes from having skill, rhythm, and a solid understanding of song structure (the ability to lay out your […]

Well don’t you look good right now.

So it’s been a while.  I’ve decided to restart my music career and if you’re reading this, you should probably high five the screen immediately. Like me on Facebook and follow me on Twitter, Instagram, and SoundCloud.  Do you have any idea how much I appreciate you listening?  Come to a show soon and I would very […]

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