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Crossroads

It’s been a very long time since I’ve written a real blog entry. Sure, it’s technically only been a little over a month since I wrote my “This Blog Has Moved to Blogspot” entry, but that was only a housekeeping blog. I wrote it mainly so anyone who’d been reading my blogs on MySpace would … Read more Crossroads

Virartech Interview Now in English

In early March 2010, Vadim Efanov of the Russian music and techology company Virartech conducted an e-mail interview with songwriter Rick Paul for the "Advice for Musicians" section of Virartech’s web site. While the interview was conducted in English, it was translated into Russian for Virartech’s readers. Here is the original English language interview. VE: … Read more Virartech Interview Now in English

Now in the Amazon.com MP3 Store

I just wanted to let you guys know about a new development that I’m excited about. Maybe this fits in the category of “cheap thrills”, but here goes: All the recordings I’ve released to date are now available in Amazon.com’s new MP3 store. Those recordings include: Bubble Gum (single) The Lord’s Prayer (single) That Time … Read more Now in the Amazon.com MP3 Store

A Blog About Nothing

No, there is no connection to Seinfeld and the notion of “a show about nothing” implied by my blog title. It’s just that I’m starting out writing not having the slightest clue what I’m going to write, or even what topics I might address. I just feel a bit guilty for not having written a … Read more A Blog About Nothing

When Perseverance Means Moving On

One common bit of wisdom I’ve heard with respect to the music industry is that, given two equally talented people, the difference between the one who makes it and the one who doesn’t often comes down to perseverance.  This industry is full of rejection, and rejection is discouraging.  If you stick with it long enough, … Read more When Perseverance Means Moving On