My Ampeg 8×10 Will Not Fit On My Bike

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

The newest solution I have found is a designated driver service called Ride Guys who will drive you and your car home.

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Just Fucking Enjoy Yourself Already II: More Bedroom, Less Bathroom

| Los Angeles, CA, US | | 2 Comments

I’ve pushed the futon in my studio up against the wall and have been practicing like a psycho in the middle of the floor by myself like I’m in Flashdance.

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Amy Clinkscales

A Musician and Her Medicine

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 6 Comments

Amy Clinkscales decided to get a medical marijuana card after learning about cannabinoids and their cancer-fighting potential.

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Amy Clinkscales - Pyragraph

Clink’s Medical Marijuana Links

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 3 Comments

Clink put together a list of her favorite links on the subject for new patients and curious readers. Here is what she shared with me.

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Artists & Dead Fish Belong in the City

| New York, NY | | 1 Comment

Is that a guitar or is that a salmon. You know? It plays with your mind.

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Lawn illustration

From Sketch to Finish—The Journey of an Album Cover


This is not the best way to handle every client, but when you are your own boss you get to make exceptions every once in a while. Album covers take time.

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Learn Multiple Things, Have Multiple Skills, Get Multiple Dollars

| Los Angeles, CA, US | | 1 Comment

The skills you hone doing a variety of projects can only help you in the future.

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I’m Writing From Your Soul

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

Emotion is often the foundational element of each song but it does not always come from me.

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Just Fucking Enjoy Yourself Already

| Los Angeles, CA, US | | 6 Comments

I wish I could have properly internalized this lesson when I was younger.

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How to Tour and Still Get Your Exercise


Once I had made up my mind to find what it was I needed to make me happy, it was all a matter of finding the donkey.

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Blog research

PR Basics I’ve Learned from Smitten Kitchen

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

I love using this successful blog as a model for my own online musical marketing promotional adventure.

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How to Be a Healthy Artist

| New York, NY | | 2 Comments

the fact that I take preventative measures with my health makes me think I’m not crazy at all.

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Rock out

Oops! I Forgot to Do What I Love Again

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Deadlines and scheduling are the keys. If I don’t have a show or other external deadlines, I create my own deadlines.

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Moonlighting inspiration

Moonlighting Brings Me Closer to My Passion

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

To help ride the waves of inconsistent finances I have a few different side jobs, which must meet all four of the following criteria.

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The Handsome Family

Tour Brain


Woe to the musician lost in endless halls, quietly trying her room key in a hundred locked doors, one after the next.

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I Wear Many Hats, Vol. I

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I don’t want to admit how many shows I’ve failed to book (at least two) because of simple negligence of my email inbox.

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