Woo hoo! It’s done! It’s done! The culmination of two years of blood, sweat and tears, and one big fundraising campaign, the Be Who You Are album is now “out there” joining the children’s music conversation! You can buy the digital album download everywhere you buy music including iTunes, CDBaby and more. The physical CD is available here at our website, www.bewhoyouare.tv. I’m so thrilled with this collection of songs and spoken word pieces that promote the power of kids to
Now that I’ve been to Long Beach, I can’t get enough of Long Beach! I wasn’t planning to go to this show, but when my excellent friend Kathryn Winslow said yes to Violet sleeping over, suddenly I was allowed to stay up until 3am again! We went to see our friends The Pagans, who we saw at Blue Bag Records last month in a much mellower environment – and as I predicted in that post, this show was fucking packed. Like at the Dictators, it was another series of mosh pits, people!
A huge THANK YOU to all our wonderful contributors so far! We have one week of fundraising left, and then we’ll move on to make our kids’ album with a message Be Who You Are, emphasizing our 4 BEs: BE your brightest
BE true to your gut
BE love, not fear Here’s the trailer – head to our Indiegogo site to contribute! #richardduguay #spokenword #PaulaTiberius #music #TaraSamuel #BeWhoYouAre #kids #album
My friend Craig Daniels is the coolest. Ever since I saw him at the ‘North doors’ in high school with dentures hanging off his leather jacket, I just knew. He’s responsible for some of my favorite bands like The Leather Uppers and The Tijuana Bibles and now he’s got a new band New Horizzzons whom you can see below. He also has a celebrated artist partner Fiona Smyth who’s work you will likely recognize if you go here. So when Craig messaged me to say his bandmate Robert Dayto
Combine a group of fourteen fantastic kids, their helpful parents, two barrels of Starbucks coffee, a boatload of Porto’s pastries and what do you get? A slew of beautiful photos and oodles of excellent footage for the ‘Be Who You Are‘ album trailer! Tara Samuel, Richard Duguay and I are working hard on the record we’re making that teaches kids to speak up, trust their guts and choose love over fear! Stay tuned for our upcoming video that will give you lots more details. Mean