Author: Julia Bywater

Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson is celebrated as one of the seminal musicians in the history of Rock n' Roll. A guitar virtuoso from the age of 10, Nancy, and her sister Ann, led the multi-platinum rock group, Heart. Together they have gone...

Liv Warfield

Liv Warfield burst out of the Portland OR music scene in 2006 as “Portland’s most soulful singer” (Portland Monthly.) Her debut album “Embrace Me” caught the ear of the music industry, and soon legendary music icon Prince discovered Liv’s powerful...

Dan Rothchild

Dan Rothchild carries an impressive music pedigree. Son of maverick producer Paul Rothchild (Doors, Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, etc), he has forged a career of his own playing bass in studios and live for artists including Heart, Beck, Sheryl Crow,...

Chris Joyner

Los Angeles native, Chris Joyner has a reputation as one of the music industry’s go-to pianists and keyboardists. He has recorded and toured with some of the biggest names in the industry, including Jason Mraz, Sara Bareilles, Tom Morello, Ray...

Ben Smith

BEN BEGAN PERFORMING WITH ANN AND NANCY WILSON IN 1994, WITH THEIR BAND LOVEMONGERS. He has had the honor to work live and in the studio with the Wilson sisters and Heart ever since. Ben has also performed and/or recorded...

Ryan Waters

Ryan Waters’ long list of accomplishments as a musician and performer directly reflects his desire to create music with integrity without regard for convention and genre. Ryan joined Sade in 2000 as lead guitarist in their legendary live band and has since...

The Loud Office

What do you wear to the loud office? Many different places can constitute a loud office and when you're a rock musician things are normally pretty loud wherever you go. The loud office can be a playback in the control...

Dog Blog

I really have been enjoying  the chance to be at home more lately with my dogs and my kids and cooking in my own kitchen. There's an ever shifting revolving group of kids, some bringing their own dogs, plus gals...

Waking up on stage

I’m sure a lot of touring musicians go through this: I’m deep in thought, striving to serve the song, microscopically in the moment of the note I’m playing while building the next second or two in my head. I’m attempting...