Musical Entrepreneurship with Dave Roman 

In the first interview I've ever done on this channel, I have a conversation with my long-time friend and fellow entrepreneur David Roman. He runs Roman Empire Studios, where he does all kinds of audio projects for people, including mastering…

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"All Your Words" Official Music Video Release

Allysia Marie (The Criminal Kid) collaborated with Vancouver-based director James de Vries, along with cinematographer Roozbeh Peykari, in a new music video that puts Vancouver in the spotlight. The romantic track All Your Words features a variety of local favorite…

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“Dear Disaster” Playlist

“Dear Disaster”, the album I recorded in 2020 which is finally on its way out the door (March 2022!), was written during a tumultuous time of my life, and this new playlist reflects that. 

I have a master notebook for…

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Mixes, Round 1

About two months after leaving the studio, we received the first mixes of the album. I was thrilled, and immediately walled off a block of time to listen without interruption. My art project! I had a (rough) copy of my…

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Releasing an album is a lot.

Staring into the future of my album launch is something like standing on the edge of a cliff, looking out over a seemingly-unending seascape. I have to jump in the water, and I have to swim. It’s inevitable and it’s…

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An album announcement video!

Hey friends! 

This announcement has been a long time coming. Over the last couple of months, I've been steadily working toward recording a new album - getting all the prep work done (marketing plans, grant applications, hiring the team). And…

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Beginning again.

January is the time for resolutions. I optimistically set mine just like everyone else. In January, I declared that I would make 2020 the year of “courage, songwriting and recording an album”. 

In the winter, this declaration felt vague. I…

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