My Song Union Street (Hold On) was Added to a Distrokid Playlist

My song “Union Street (Hold On)” that was released this past summer really as a B-Side for “Just for a Moment” was just added a Distrokid playlist for Singer/Songwriters. I think it goes to show that you’ve just got to keep putting things out and that something, usually something unexpected like this one will stick.… Continue reading My Song Union Street (Hold On) was Added to a Distrokid Playlist

Working on My Spotify Bio

Stephen Pickering is the ultimate MTV Gen X’er. He began High School in August of 1981, the same month MTV initially launched. But while absorbing English New Romanticism in the whimsical kind of way it was presented, his roots were firmly planted in the Hippy Woodstock generation of music and its impact on the culture… Continue reading Working on My Spotify Bio

Just Released a New Single “A Magic Lake”

My new single “A Magic Lake” went live today on all digital platforms. Spotify: Apple Music: Youtube Music: https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=blXM0cN8Zk0&feature=share Regular Youtube: This Hypeddit Landing page has links to most of the places it is available for streaming or purchase. The top two, Spotify and Apple Music, I think account for something like 90% of music… Continue reading Just Released a New Single “A Magic Lake”

Why You Must Dither When You Bounce

Even if you’re keeping the same bit depth. The short of it is, that the bounce down, say from 96khz/24bit to 44.1/24bit is going to raise your True Peak and integrated LUFS by .2-3 points. When you apply dithering, it tames that gain to only .1 point. There are technical reasons for this, but the… Continue reading Why You Must Dither When You Bounce

Three Pieces of Great Life Advice I Gleaned From Twitter Today

Sounds weird right? Twitter is the negative capital of the world it would seem. It seems almost like a magnet for negativity and arguing. Boy, I spent too much of my life during the last decade engaging in both, and still do at times, although I’m much more conscious of it. #1 Chase Jarvis. I… Continue reading Three Pieces of Great Life Advice I Gleaned From Twitter Today

What the Call in Mythology Means to Your Life Now

When you follow your calling, when you listen to what your soul is telling you you are here for, when you follow that “Theseus” thin thread out of the Labyrinth to the T, then the whole universe opens up and comes to your aide, and a magical track opens up that automatically takes you where… Continue reading What the Call in Mythology Means to Your Life Now