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DownTown Mystic Blog – Rock’n’Roll Romantic: Part 1

DownTown Mystic will be releasing a new album in 2015, and as usual, Ive got so much to talk about that theres no way to keep it all in one post. So heres Part 1 to get us started With the release of the DownTown Mystic CD in 2013, the awareness for DownTown Mystic was […]

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DownTown Blog – No Exceptions

I think it was Bruce Springsteen who said, From small things mama, big things one day comeand that sentiment aptly describes my experience with the writing and recording of the song No Exceptions. The song started out as a riff that would become the centerpiece of the DownTown Mystic album. Since the release of the […]

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DownTown Blog – 2014 in Review Part 2

In Part 1 of my 2014 Review I basically covered the 1st Quarter of the year, which featured highlights of the DownTown Mystic CD on the charts. Notably, the single Way To Know going to #1 and the album going to #3 on the Roots Music Report Chart. Dani Heyvaert/Rootstime in Belgium wrote a great […]

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DownTown Blog – 2014 in Review: Part 1

2014 was some kind of a year for me personally & professionally. Where 2013 ended with the release of the DownTown Mystic CD in mid-October and breaking into the Top 100 on the Americana Music Association (AMA) Radio Airplay Chart at the end the year, 2014 would start with a few challenges. While I was […]

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DownTown Mystic Blog – The Power of Music Part 3: The Discontent

In Parts 1 & 2 of The Power of Music, I wrote about 2 great bands I had discovered in recent yearsBand of Heathens and The Bros. Landreth. By any definition, both of these bands are very successful. But being a great band doesnt necessarily mean youll have the kind of success that leads to […]

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DownTown Mystic Blog – The Power of Music Part 2: The Bros. Landreth

In late February 2014 the DownTown Mystic cd was going strong at Americana Radio. Disaster nearly struck as I was in an accident but managed to come out ok. When I got home I found out that the single Way To Know had crossed over and gone to #1, with the album at #3 on […]

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DownTown Mystic Blog – The Power of Music Part 1: The Band of Heathens

  Since this is my blog, I get to share my personal experiences with the world and promote my music, while hopefully providing some insight into what I do. And since this is my blog, I can talk about anything I want. From time to time I would like to pass it forward and talk […]

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DownTown Mystic Blog – Strato-Blaster

  In my last blog post I was talking about Sync Licensing and how its helped to get the music of DownTown Mystic on TV. I was primarily talking about how the instrumental tracks of DownTowns songs are used. What I didnt really get into was what its also done for me as a musician […]

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DownTown Mystic Blog – In Sync

In the last installment of this blog I talked about whether the CD was dead or still alive. Even though it might be on life support, my decision to release a new DownTown Mystic CD was a no-brainer for meand Im so glad I did! This past year has been special in many ways. The […]

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DownTown Mystic Blog – Death of The CD

All during the recording of the new DownTown Mystic CD I was reading about the death of the CD and the Album as an art form. I was in a recording studio, where time is money, wondering what Im going to do with the music Im recording once I finish. The engineer will burn me […]

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