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AMA: “Do you withdraw for writing for a longer period of time, or do you write spontaneously?”

Do you withdraw for writing for a longer period of time, or do you write spontaneously? Su Hi Su – I almost never withdraw for long periods of time for my own material. One, I’m not able to at this stage in life with small kids and a wife I love (and want to stay …

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AMA: “What’s the best way for an independent songwriter to go about meeting industry people who will help get their demos in front of ‘major artists’ to be cut?”

What’s the best way for an independent songwriter to go about meeting industry people who will help get their demos in front of ‘major artists’ to be cut? Nathanael Hi Nathanael –  I can definitely empathize because I had this exact same question before I moved to Nashville more than ten years ago. Now, to …

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AMA: “Do you get upset when you or your song gets compared to another artist or their work?” – John

Do you get upset when you or your song gets compared to another artist or their work? John Hi John – Yes. Well, at least initially. It’s my lizard brain signaling fight, flight, or freeze. Like someone’s about to eat me. It’s been found out that I’m an imposter, I’ve been faking this whole music …

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AMA: “Where and how did you come up with the cover art for ‘The Kindness of Strangers’ and the song? ”

Hi Aaron, my name is Jörn and I am from Germany. I am listening a lot to your very inspiring songs and wanted to thank you. I really like the cover of your single “The Kindness of Strangers” – it gives a lot of interpretation but warms my heart. Where and how did you come …

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AMA: “If you could only listen to digital music or vinyl records for the rest of your life which would you choose?” 

AMA: “If you could only listen to digital music or vinyl records for the rest of your life which would you choose?”  Ali Hi Ali – I’ll answer this solely as a listener. If I answer as an artist and songwriter, I might put myself out of a job! I was going to say digital …

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