28st of September Blog update

holidaymoodTalk about hitting the ground running! I got back from my holidays early Wednesday morning and after few hours of catching up on sleep, I was back playing in the Porterhouse 🙂 And it hasn’t stopped since then. But it actually feels great to be back. After the holiday you take a fresh look at everything and feel much more energised.

But hey, enough about that. Let’s get into the business:

This week’s song seems to be hitting the nerve, which is always great for an artist to see 🙂 If you haven’t done so yet, check it out here:

Take Me As I Am

On Monday I shared some of my thoughts on amplifying an acoustic guitar. This is a big subject, so I will be continuing on this subject more soon, but to catch up where we are so far, check it out:

The road to amplified acoustic guitar part 1

Do you ever find yourself feeling you haven’t really given all you got for your art? Maybe it is time to face your fears:

Facing your fear

We have talked about the importance of taking a break once in a while to charge your batteries, as I did in the past few weeks. But on my way back I got thinking about finding the balance in everyday life. Read more about it here:

For years I thought very highly of Richard Thompson, but I felt none of his albums really do justice to his fantastic acoustic guitar performance. So when his new album “Acoustic Classics” came out I knew I had to get my hands on it. Read my review of the album here:

“Acoustic Classics” by Richard Thompson

So that’s all for this week. Let me know your thoughts on the posts and as always if you’d like me to write about something specific, just let me know 🙂


The author J.P. Kallio is a singer songwriter
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