Category Archives: Creativity

The Secret to Making Your New Years Resolutions Stick

by Stuart Ridgway, Original Music for Film and Television

Trying to lose weight fast?  Want to get to the gym more?  Is your commitment to your New Years resolution failing?  While you’re mulling over your sinking aspirations for 2014 you do have the opportunity to stop, breathe, and take in all that you have.  And that’s what can get you back in the game.

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10 Pop Reggae Songs You Forgot That You Love

by Stuart Ridgway, Original Music for Film and Television

These tunes may have slipped by you as you’ve listened to your favorite albums over the years, but pop artists do a sweet job incorporating reggae into their music, if only just a taste.  These may not be Bob Marley, it’s a long way from his I Shot the Sheriff to Clapton’s, but many pop artist do do reggae justice.

Here’s a list of 10 pop songs that you might have in your library, but don’t realize how truly reggae they are.  When put together they make a nice playlist.  And don’t miss the tasty tidbits that I call out here.  So go put them on. Now. Continue reading

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Great Creations Need Love at First Sight

by Stuart Ridgway, Original Music for Film and Television

Ever read something and say to yourself, “This just doesn’t work?”  Or listen to a piece of music and go, “Oof I’m done.”  What about an email that makes you shake your head with a “WTF!”  Part of the problem is that you didn’t fall in love at first sight with the article and the author didn’t help you do so.  Same with a piece of music.  Because we read and listen to so much so quickly, authors and composers must ensure we fall in love with their work at first sight or we’ll move on. Continue reading