Inspiration Information

I make music mostly because I feel so inspired by other people who make or have made music. It is not enough for me to simply listen and enjoy. I need to dive in and mix it up myself.


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Odds and Ends #3 (Back in Training)

Guys! Remember the Police Academy films? Gosh, those sure were great films, weren’t they? I think I saw most of them in the theater when I was a boy. I would not be who I am today without those important…

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A Conversation Between the Universe and Me

Hi there and thank you for checking out the Matt Kollock blog! It’s been a minute, so I’m happy to be back on track with this thing. I was just gonna take one week off, and then a whole damn…

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Mindfulness, Meditation, Music and Me

I meditate every single day. 

Some days I only sit for a few minutes. For example, the other night I realized it was 11:55 pm and I had not meditated that day. So I did a quick three-minute sit. Whew…

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25 Ways to Become a Better Songwriter

Look at me back up on my songwriting horse! 

Last year — 2018 — I challenged myself to write two songs each month. I was ahead of schedule for most of the year. But then somewhere around the middle of…

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Giannis and the Voice

I’m a big fan of the Milwaukee Bucks and the team’s superstar forward Giannis Antetokounmpo. Not such a big fan that I didn’t have to look up how to spell his last name. But a big fan. I subscribe to…

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