I'm thinking today about the song 'Solipsist' from my 2006 album 'Choreography', and what a long evolution it had to become what it is on the album. I wrote it in the first year that I was studying dance at VCU (2001), on guitar, …Read More
Twenty years ago I was preparing to make this, my second album, From The Blue House. Twenty years later I'm starting work on my sixth album, and it's a kind of perspective that the girl on this album cover couldn't have even imagined...Read More
it’s a wild ride, sometimes… most of the time, actually. it’s up and down, inspired then depressed, adored and rejected, hopeful then pessimistic. it’s mostly the business side of the music that is all those things though, not the music itself. however, they can be hard to separate.Read More
I am so excited to be returning to London and Paris! For these shows I will be playing electric guitar and accompanied by Ethan Lipscomb on keyboards.Read More
It has been a long time since I was this excited about playing live. For many years I played solo shows – even though I make records with drums, cellos, and keyboard, etc. There is a charm and intimacy to the solo show, butRead More
Apparently, after all my ups and downs in the music business, I’m having my first radio hit! Well, internet radio hit, does that count? … I say yes!! I’ll take it. I don’t know what constitutes a lot of plays on PandoraRead More
So, I set a pretty high goal for myself in 2012: to post 100 videos on youtube of me performing covers. I only made it to 70, but hey, that’s a hell of a lot! I didn’t really know what kind of energy and work and attention it would take toRead More
Oh dear Music, I am a fickle lover to you, I know.
We have had such intense, obsessive, sizzling affairs; those times when I give you all of my love and attention, and for that time we are one, embracing in the eternal now…
my daughter, a toddler and blessed with fascination for the mundane, was crouching next a water fountain.
by night, it serves as the centerpiece to an urban beer-garden. in morning light, she innocently surveyed it’s submerged pennies and floating cigarette butts, and suddenly exclaimed “bird! in da wa-ter!”
it’s already march, and that caught me by surprise again this year. could it be those 2-3 missing days in february? no, that’s not it. time speeds up as you get older. i noticed that when i was 6. i notice it more now.Read More