Muse 'n Lark

Music Equals Love: The Artist’s Voice

September 21, 2011

No voice is more important than an Artist’s voice. A political voice is full of lies, a religious voice is sprinkled with uncertainty, and a student’s voice is concerned with winning approval. The Artistic voice is the voice that is

Music Equals Love: A Warrior Doesn’t Quit

September 17, 2011

Today marks the 100th time I have heard an adult say, “I wish my parents had not let me quit piano lessons!” OK, I’m lying. I don’t really know the exact number of times I have heard this, but I

Music Equals Love: Singing = Yoga

September 4, 2011

After spending some free time at the piano this summer playing through tunes like “Autumn Leaves,” “Cheek to Cheek,” and “Fly Me to the Moon,” I am back to focusing 100 percent on my life’s purpose: singing. Singing is a

Music Equals Love: Stage Fright

September 2, 2011

Tonight I played the banjo for the first time in public for a full set of songs. I accompanied my friend, Rachael Harryman, a singer-songwriter originally from Kentucky. We performed at Bar Lubitsch in West Hollywood. I was nervous and

The State of Hip-Hop

August 7, 2011

What ever happened to the heart and soul that hip hop used to have in the early days of its rise? Has it completely been killed off by money hungry, fame digging fools that only want to make cash and

The State of Music Today

July 17, 2011

This is Sarah again nettling you about of the music world. If you’re already one of the saved then here’s a video for you that you may enjoy regardless of that clause. The video was brought to my attention via

The Good Ol’ Days Can Kiss My Ass

July 6, 2011

Nostalgia seems to be a common epidemic that has infected people from all walks of life. We hear bullshit from people who have nostalgia for a time they never lived in because things seem so much “simpler” and “wholesome.” People

Review As Revelation: A Call To Arms

June 27, 2011

“children guessed (but only a few and down they forgot as up they grew)” The music review has been pronounced dead in many quarters.  Some say it has lost its relevance, some argue it no longer has a story worth

Ten Bucks The Hard Way

June 11, 2011

As far as heavy metal music goes, there is only one area of expertise I have.  I couldn’t play an instrument to save my life.  I tried to play piano and couldn’t get past the first measure of “Mary Had