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Whether it's new music of my own or others, thoughts on the industry as a whole, or other projects I'm involved in, you'll find everything music related here.

DAMS Album Icarus Premier: Full Wolf Moon

The first single from my band DAMS has been released. The album is called Icarus, the first single is Full Wolf Moon. Immersive Atlanta did a really nice premier for us, you can read that here. Icarus by DAMS

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Bret Phillips Presents: Christmas Time Vol. 2

Christmas Time Vol. 2 by Bret Phillips Last year I released Christmas Time Vol. 1 on this day Dec 15th. It took 3 weeks working with some incredibly talented people to bring the vision together. I am extremely proud of that album and we have received amazing reviews all year long. People continuing to ask…

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Bret Phillips presents: Christmas Time Vol. 1

Christmas Time Vol. 1 by Bret Phillips For many years I’ve been trying to put out a collaborative Christmas album to no avail. Not this time though! This year instead of asking bands to learn a song and come record with me, I invited individuals over to collaborate and create…and it worked! 24 people gave…

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Pomplamoose Tour Profits from 28 day tour.

When I read this, it was very real. It’s inspiring on one end, and a little disheartening on the other. Pomplamoose has posted a breakdown of their spending and their profits from a recent tour. Though I will continue making and performing music until the final, I’m certainly interested in making it my main source…

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Face The Music 2014 – Keynote Address: Steve Albini

Steve Albini was the man behind the machine on so many of my favorite records. The first one I really noticed as the “Albini” sound was Don Caballero’s album Don Cab 2. The drums on that album sound incredible. As a musician, it would be a dream to record an album with him. As an…

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The only way you ensure failure is by quitting. The only way you can guarantee that your endeavor will fail is by stopping it.

One of my favorite bands ever, Snarky Puppy, is up for a Grammy. This is HUGE for them as they have been a straight DIY project for almost a decade. No record label, no management, one guy with a vision and some amazing musicians for friends. Michael League says so many great things in this…

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Cashmere Cat – Secrets + Lies

KILLING it on this one. Stopped me in my track and I had to play it a bunch of times in a row.

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DAMS – Pregness

My band DAMS just released our second single. Enjoy!

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Lotus Quadrant “Ra” (Official Music Video)

Lotus Quadrant, one of the bands I play bass in, recorded a music video with Tyler Capehart. Enjoy!

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DAMS – my new new new band

Over the last few months I’ve been hard at work with some of my very best friends and business partners on a new band called DAMS. I figured this would be a good place to give some additional incite into the band. Who are DAMS? Sarah Wilson David Carter Cole Murphy ake Fine Peduncle Myself…

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