Music Is Life.

Music Is Life.

That's why we need to listen.

Welcome, Friend!

I explore an unconventional mix of rock music, guitars, personal development/self improvement, and mental health.  I invite you to come with me on my journeys, so I can share what I learn.

Ari Portrait by Amy Colleen


Music Commentary
As a music fanatic, it means a great deal when a song speaks to me.  Good songs are like air and food to me, I need a steady supply of them to fuel my life....
Life Insights
I'm constantly on the lookout for deeper meaning and understanding of life, with a particular focus on psychology and mental health.  I'm forever a student of life, and they say the best way to learn...
For Musicians
Music is a challenging pursuit, so I enjoy sharing lessons learned with my fellow musicians.  Particularly, I have something to say about songwriting and guitars, but I sometimes touch on arranging, singing, recording production and music...

Oceansize: Everyone into Position

This album was a pleasant surprise to me, in that I found it on some bargain bin at some electronic music site that I temporarily joined to check out, and downloaded the album after a few listens, never having heard about the band.  And after that, I listened to it …

Tool “Jambi” from 10,000 Days

Life is a pursuit.  We chase after things all our life, digging deeper and deeper. But if you’re gonna keep digging for your whole life, you better pick a treasure buried deeply enough.  A shallow well dries up faster, it seems.  The easier it is to get to it, the …