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Welcome!! Matthew is a songwriter, author, technology consultant, speaker, and life enthusiast. Hang out, steal some music, read the blog, etc. 

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We're booking shows - solo and for Arrogant Sage.

Recording: Star-spangled Life


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Where I Belong

My most recent music project is available for free download

  1. One Night
  2. Something Like Love
  3. I'm Here
  4. Love You Bold
  5. Morning Girl
  6. Everyday Lies
  7. Never
  8. Lonely Mile Man
  9. Highway
  10. Where I Belong
  11. Promise of Love
  12. I'm On Fire


Calendar

SPEAKING | MUSIC

  • March 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Career Workshop: Project Management Institute
    College of the Canyons map

    More information to be announced
  • June 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Career Workshop: Project Management Institute
    DeVry University, Building D-100, 15301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403, USA map

    More information to be announced

From the Blog

Tech Tip: A more productive way to share information using Google Drive

"Google is abysmal at being amazing!" The above is a common refrain of mine. A lot of people use Gmail but Google is largely ineffective at helping users understand the power of real-time collaboration. In fact, at a recent speaking event, only 4 of the 25 or so Project Managers in attendance had ever collaborated in […]

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Recap: A Roadmap for Online Presence and Digital Promotion for Songwriters

On Sunday, I presented to Songsalive!’s LA chapter. The topic title: Online Presence & Promotion for Songwriters & Other Creatives covered a broad strategy for taking your songwriting/music seriously and for creating a more business-like approach to what you do.   And the truth is, most of the advice applies broadly to any business or […]

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Case-study: Implementing a mesh campus WiFi network

I recently had the opportunity to design a mesh WiFi network for a campus environment. I posted a more complete case-study over at Pulse Infomatics. This is just a brief overview but I think it covers the gist of the solution. It utilizes Open Mesh access points and their Cloudtrax software for bandwidth monitoring and limits […]

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Workshop: The Digital Songwriter – Tools & Techniques to Boost Your Online Presence

Social Media & Content Marketing for Songwriters I’m providing two workshops for Songsalive! This Saturday – May 27th – I’ll be presenting for Songsalive!’s Orange County group. On June 11th I’m presenting for Songsalive!’s Los Angeles chapter. About the workshops Here’s the secret… both workshops cover the same information. Some of this will be a […]

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Poem: A Mother’s Day Tribute

I wrote this many years ago – a tribute to my mom, my first wife, and all the mom’s I know. While the focus was directed at stay-at-home moms, my mom was not… the sentiment, about mom’s in general, is true. And yes, I was, by all accounts, a mama’s boy – in that, I […]

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Of Geese and Boots and The Front Page

There is no grand message here – except maybe, similar to stop and smell the roses, stop and experience the geese of life. ……. I’ve always taken my children with me to clients… if they wanted to go. [see full-image below] In 1996, I was consulting for Sebastian Haircare in Woodland Hills – the Pyramid […]

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