Discover Weakly Wednesday Vol. 1

Guys! Today I introduce a new feature in the Matt Kollock blog. It's called "Discover Weakly Wednesday" and I'm excited to present Volume One to you now.

The purpose of this feature is to share the music that's turning me…

This Is the Good Stuff Vol. 2

It's happening again!

As promised, I have more stuff to recommend. But first, a little housekeeping...

Did you see the first post in this series? It can be found here, in case you're interested. It covers some podcast-related stuff…

I Just Don't Know How to Describe My Music

You would think that by now I'd have come up with some go-to descriptors of my music. But you would be wrong. I am happy to tell people that I am a musician, songwriter and performer. But when they inevitably…

This Is the Good Stuff Vol. 1

Man, the blog has been getting a little heavy, hasn't it? That's okay. I get a little heavy sometimes. I bet you do, too.

Today's entry in the Matt Kollock blog is a little lighter. A little more effervescent. With…

I Am Trying to Reduce My Baseline Anxiety Level

A close friend of mine endured a health scare a few years ago. It was scary and difficult to pin down. She was convinced it was a heart thing. Turns out, it was anxiety. My friend started meditating and engaging…

What Is Success?

I remember a time about 25 years ago when I told a girlfriend's mom that I would be perfectly content and fulfilled if I spent my life playing blues guitar licks in midwestern bars. At the time, that was my…

Odds and Ends #4 (Game of Groans)

Hello, friend. Marketing people say you should address your audience directly as if you are communicating with a single individual. As if you, friend, are the only one reading this. So that’s what I’m doing here. I wrote this blog…

I Am Not a Lyrics Person/I Am a Lyrics Person

I can come up with chord progressions all day long. But that’s not songwriting. 

By definition, a song is something that’s sung. You can’t sing a chord progression. In fact, it’s impossible. I know because I’ve tried. 

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