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Every Year About This Time

I am so exhausted right now. But I gotta write about this stuff. It's significant.

The first third of this month has been a real trip. All of a sudden, I find myself more motivated. More confident. Less prone to…

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I think the first time I entered any kind of music-related contest was when I was about 14 years old. My little guitar buddies and I heard about a guitar shred-off competition happening on the campus of the University of

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Sometimes people ask me, “What does a music producer do?” I've noticed a fairly wide gulf between what people think a record producer does (and is responsible for) and what a producer actually does. So I decided to write about…

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Gosh, it's been quite a busy year so far.

Busy with good things, mostly. Looks like this might shape up to be one of the really good years. I hope it's the same for you.

Anyway, one of the things…

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The Artist's Way

My hand hurts. My right hand. The one I use to pick and strum and stuff like that. It hurts because I've been doing my "Morning Pages" every day since 2023 began.


Happy New Year, by the way! How…

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Ten Of My Favorite Albums Of 2022

I'm excited to write about some of my favorite music of 2022! It's been an exhilarating year of listening for me. Lots of new stuff. Lots of inspiration. Lots of cool grooves. I've been seeing the lists starting to pop…

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We like to go to Trader Joe's for most things. Easy and relatively inexpensive. Relatively. Stuff is so goddamn expensive these days. Not as bad here as it is in other places, but still. Anyway, the Uptown TJ's parking…

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Spotify Wrapped

Today was the day Spotify unleashed its annual Wrapped feature to listeners and artists. November 30, 2022. With a month left to go in the calendar year. What happens to the music we all listen to in December? Does it…

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It's about freedom. And it's about the safety required to feel free. It's remaining upright, yet flexible while being unafraid to fall. It's the thrills and the chills, if not the spills. There is a rhythm to it –…

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I have therapy in about 45 minutes.

Yesterday was Thanksgiving. Thankstaking. Friendsgiving. We need a new word. Can we break the shitty associations?

Anyway, Annie and I got to be with family. We all sat around the table to…

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Gratitude '22

Happy Thanksgiving! The most beloved American holiday with the most vile origin story. Here we are.


Every day in my journal I write about something for which I am grateful. They say it's a helpful practice for people like…

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I'm Writing Again

Hello. It's me, singer-songwriter Matt Kollock. I just remembered I have a website, so I thought I'd add some content. Let you know what's happening in and around my coordinates. Stuff like that.

Speaking of coordinates, they've really been changing…

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It's 'microorganism' Release Week!

Holy crap!

It's really, actually happening – my debut solo album, 🦠microorganism🦠, is arriving in the world and onto all the platforms this Friday, May 14, 2021. I could not be more relieved and excited.

It's been…

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TMKS #18 – Collaboration Agitation

It's a new episode of the podcast! I think this is a good one. It's all about working together. Collaborating. Making magic by gathering in art. With people just like you, dear listener!

Happenings and Such

How are you? Can…

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