Music Is Life.

Music Is Life.

That's why we need to listen.

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This site is dedicated to fellow music fanatics.  Together we explore meaningful rock music that inspires us to face our darkness and shine our light.
    Ari Portrait by Amy Colleen

22 Albums That Changed My Life (Part 1)

Here are 21 albums that shaped me as a music enthusiast and musician.  It’s listed more or less in the chronological order of my discovering  them.  It’s fun to trace my journey and see my tastes evolved with time. Bon Jovi New Jersey Europe’s Final Countdown was perhaps the very first English-language album …

You Win by Showing Up

All you need to do is show up. But showing up is not just merely being physically present at some place at some time. It means you are present, as in, you are paying attention to what’s here and now. You are not reveling in or plagued by your past.  You …

Do You Like the Music or the Musician?

Music and the artist who created it aren’t the same thing. While it’s true that the musicians poured themselves into the music, at the point of being made into the form of a recording, their connection ends.  The music will take on its own persona, its own life, linked but …