Sunrise & Sedona: The Bliss of Losing One’s Mind

I originally wrote about this song over on Substack. I highly recommend that EVERYBODY goes over there and subscribes. Also, invite about 2,000 of your closest friends. 😉 2007: Separation, Flood, and Music 2007 was an eventful year for me (and my family). It is the year of my separation, leading to divorce the following […]

I moved my newsletter to Substack

FROM MAILCHIMP TO SUBSTACK Recently, I moved my newsletter to Substack from Mailchimp. This post and the video embedded below explains why. You can find me here: I like Mailchimp. It’s worked great and I have helped a number of clients set it up and use it for their newsletter. It allows API integration […]

Image of songwriter, Matthew Moran. Also a rustic American Flag with the words, American Dream on the top

American Dream – acoustic recording & lyric video

AMERICAN DREAM I wrote American Dream back in 2009, following the housing/banking crash. Reflecting on how the US routinely bails out large corporate interest rather than supporting and protecting the middle-class, the song was an amalgamation of ideas. The misguided pursuit of fortune over the pursuit and cultivation of relationships and the plight of the […]

An image promoting my YouTube video about getting 100 subscribers

100 YouTube Subscribers and Upping Our Video Game

100 YouTube Subscribers and Upping Our Video Game At the end of last week we hit 100 subscribers on YouTube. I am both excited and mortified! I’ll explain in all in the video below. I’ll also discuss some of our video making goals for 2022. 100 Subscribers: Thoughts and Plans We uploaded 4 videos on […]

New Song: Troubled Mind – Inspired by a Mark Twain Quote

NEW SONG: INSPIRED BY A MARK TWAIN QUOTE I popped onto Facebook one day and saw a misquote of the Mark Twain quote below. Mark Twain and Benjamin Franklin are two of my favorite figures in American History. They were witty, snarky, and often attacked moralistic societal norms and misguided authority. What’s not to love? […]

Simple Travis Picking Lesson

EDIT: 4/4/2022 – The video instruction was removed from my old channel. I will be republishing it on my music channel in the next week. If you are interested in knowing when it is published, please contact me using my contact form or subscribe to my official artist channel here. Thanks.   Simple Travis Picking […]