Ireland—A Musical Journey

Guinness Storehouse This past October I was fortunate enough to travel to Ireland for a 12 day solo trip around the country. Though I’ve traveled sporadically over the years, particularly when I was younger, this was the first time leaving stateside on my own for any...

Mike Wojniak Records at Studio West

San Diego: The ArrivalFour years ago, musician Mike Wojniak—who was then based in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio— played at San Diego’s Soda Bar during a tour. It was a great show. “One of my favorite shows of the tour,” Mike says. Mike had previously been to San...
Vee Meadows Wins $50,000 for Autism Charity

Vee Meadows Wins $50,000 for Autism Charity

In June, we wrote a blog about our client Vee Meadows, who wrote a song and created a video for a nation-wide contest benefitting children’s charities. Despite steep competition from dozens of musicians and celebrities like Marie Osmond and Tony Hawk, Vee got...
The Savage Young

The Savage Young

Since high school, drummer Brad Sewell’s favorite band has been Muse. “I love them more than anything,” he says. “I’ve seen them six or seven times.” But Brad had never played a Muse song in any band he’d ever been in—the music isn’t easy, and no lead singer could...
Q&A With Mike Dolbear

Q&A With Mike Dolbear

A couple of years ago, Mike Dolbear was manning his booth at the NAMM show in Anaheim, when another drummer looked at his name tag. “Mike Dolbear!” he said. “I’ve been following your website for fifteen years, but I didn’t know you were real!”  Studio West owner...