Entries by Evan Goodrow

Marketing and why it has to come second

Indies like me run our own modest marketing efforts refusing (hopefully) to “farm it out” to 3rd parties to do for me.  And at times prefer to be comical about it because I don’t take marketing itself  as serious as the music. For me, the content has to come first -thoughts in the lyrics, intent in […]

Gratitude and patches of time

Had 3 big shows this past weekend and the amount of people that came out to hear the new music is still making me smile. And it’s always interesting to see people after patches of time, sometimes years in-between and then someone shows up.  They’re still listening to “Say It” and they haven’t heard anything […]

When there’s a lot going on…

This photo (from 2009) was taken in VT at the end of a guitar masterclass workshop (the emphasis was on acoustic blues as you might have guessed from all the acoustic guitars in the photo). It came up in my Facebook memory feed which surprises me from time to time because I tend to forget […]

True love

Just because I was asked to play this song 3 times in the last week. “True love is deep, deep as the ocean.”  (I stole this line from Ramana Maharishi)  

Time vs. Art

I don’t usually share these sort of notes, but I am today. “Evan, we can’t say enough how much it meant to us that you showed up and rocked the “house” at Shelter Fest to support affordable housing. You and your band are AMAZING – a big sound with even bigger heart.  Love your CD, […]

The day before, the minute before, the moment before?

Social media takes it’s toll on the attention span (don’t take my word for it, simply look around and observe).  They ask, was it yesterday or last week? It can be challenging to remind and answer people about things that have been published (and for a long time already) such as… Shows.  Gift downloads.  and […]

“Airplanes”

In response to the awful reviews of the Grammy awards (viewership at an all time low and most everyone in agreement that in totality the show was PMC -pretty much crap) I give you  a 7 minute long ballad that has a ridiculously arty into and outro and a ridiculously long guitar solo. This weeks […]