Phillip Phillips Wins American Idol

Phillip Phillips Wins American Idol 2012

It turns out my prediction for American Idol was off! Jessica Sanchez was very close, but Phillip Phillips became our new American Idol in the end. More »

American Idol 2012 Final 2: Jessica Sanchez VS Phillip Phillips

American Idol Final 2 Breakdown: Jessica Sanchez VS Phillip Phillips

About a month ago, I made a prediction that Jessica Sanchez will win American Idol. She is now in the final two with my second favorite contestant, Phillip Phillips. Although I still More »

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Song In The Making: The Way Around (Stage 2)

About a week and a half ago I recorded the beginning stage of a song in the making called “The Way Around.” Last night, I recorded stage 2. I have written the More »

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Musical Score For Thriller Movie Trailer: Man Hunt

When I was in college at The University of Louisville, I took a couple video production classes. I really enjoyed learning about planning and producing videos! For one of my video projects, More »

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Yanni Mesmerizes at The Louisville Palace

I stated in my previous post I would write about my reaction after seeing Yanni at The Louisville Palace. Although this is not typically my kind of music, I was excited about More »

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Song In Progress: The Way Around (Stage 1)

I have decided to try something new. Instead of waiting until I am completely finished with a song, I will show you a song I have been working on. I plan to More »

Love is Bigger than Words

While we sometimes have the urge to get philosophical and try to get down to the bottom of it, every attempt to explain love is just an effort to make sense of something much bigger and more powerful than all the words we try to piece together to represent it. Nobody will ever be enlightened by that mystery the same as you because they haven’t been in your shoes and lived out all of your experiences.

Never get too caught up with how to define something. All of us and our experiences are completely unique. Trying to mold our lives to fit a definition that we think sounds good on paper leaves little room for discovery and a very slim chance for success. Life is to be lived, not defined.

Todd Millett Performing A Rush of Blood to the Head by Coldplay

A Rush of Blood to the Head by Coldplay – Folk Rock Rendition

Thought this would be a fun song to cover and make into a folk rock version. This is a live take with just piano and vocals.

Phillip Phillips Wins American Idol

Phillip Phillips Wins American Idol 2012

It turns out my prediction for American Idol was off! Jessica Sanchez was very close, but Phillip Phillips became our new American Idol in the end.

American Idol 2012 Final 2: Jessica Sanchez VS Phillip Phillips

American Idol Final 2 Breakdown: Jessica Sanchez VS Phillip Phillips

About a month ago, I made a prediction that Jessica Sanchez will win American Idol. She is now in the final two with my second favorite contestant, Phillip Phillips. Although I still stand by my prediction, I have a feeling it is going to be a close one. Both contestants fully deserve their place in the final two, and they will both go on to have very successful careers.

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Top 10 Mother’s Day Songs

I’ve spent some time browsing the web to compile a list of the top 10 Mother’s Day songs. I came across many options, but I chose the ones that highlight all of the best characteristics of moms.

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Song In The Making: The Way Around (Stage 2)

About a week and a half ago I recorded the beginning stage of a song in the making called “The Way Around.” Last night, I recorded stage 2. I have written the lyrics to the chorus and added another guitar part. The lyrics are influenced by my current lifestyle: Juggling a full-time job, running my website, writing songs, and maintaining a social life.

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Louisville Tuned Twitter Account: It’s Me!

In January, I created the Twitter account @LouisvilleTuned so I could tweet about Louisville music, news, reviews, and events… but mostly Louisville music! Nearly all of my followers have no idea who is behind the account, but I have been tweeting on it almost every day.

Musical Score For Thriller Movie Trailer: Man Hunt - Featured Image

Musical Score For Thriller Movie Trailer: Man Hunt

When I was in college at The University of Louisville, I took a couple video production classes. I really enjoyed learning about planning and producing videos! For one of my video projects, I was in a group of two with a girl named Stacey. We made a trailer for a made up thriller movie called “Man Hunt.” I took the opportunity to make a musical score for the video.

Yanni

Yanni Mesmerizes at The Louisville Palace

I stated in my previous post I would write about my reaction after seeing Yanni at The Louisville Palace. Although this is not typically my kind of music, I was excited about this concert because it is always good to venture from the norm. In order for musical taste to evolve, you have to let it.

Yanni Performing at The Louisville Palace

Tomorrow night, I will be going to see Yanni at The Louisville Palace. Although it doesn’t fall into my usual musical taste, I can definitely dig it! He is a huge inspiration to people all over the globe, and his musical compositions have a one of a kind sound that have landed him two Grammy nominations.