Post Category: Music

The Cost of Music Videos

04.26.2018 Music

A few weeks ago, I released a music video in support of my latest album. It was nothing special. A live performance with lyrics laid over top, intercut with some Super 8 footage shot in and around my town, that was released without any press push of which to speak. It’s since garnered some views…

Parlay Studios April Playlist

04.20.2018 Music

We have a few additions to our playlist this month for April. Here’s what we’ve been listening to this month!

Parlay Studios March Playlist

03.23.2018 Music

Say hello to spring! Our team has yet another series of tracks for our playlist this March. Here’s what we’ve been listening to this month!

Parlay February Spotify Playlist

02.15.2018 Music, Studio News

It’s time once again for our monthly playlist! This February, we have a wide selection of songs for the playlist. Here’s what the team at Parlay has been listening to this month!

The Grammys

01.26.2018 Culture, Music

As I’ve often alluded before, you needn’t look further than the Best Alternative category to surmise exactly how out of touch the Grammys are. Alternative, as a genre-defining adjective, hasn’t been relevant since the days of Manic Panic and post-pubescent boys stealing away with their sisters’ Delia’s catalogs to order fake vintage ringer tees. Yet…

Blondie – “Doom or Destiny”

01.15.2018 Motion, Music

Blondie – “Doom or Destiny” Blondie and Joan Jett dropped by the studio last month to shoot  “Doom or Destiny” from the new album “Pollinator”. Produced by The Mill @ Parlay Studios – Check out the video here!

My Year-End List

12.22.2017 Music

It’s impossible to not think about the quantification of art around the holiday season. With the dearth of year-end lists, award nominations and discussions over the balance of art and commerce in holiday blockbusters, it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that quantifying and ranking art is at the core of this time of year.…

Parlay Studios Holiday Playlist 2017

12.21.2017 Music

With the cold winter season coming around the corner, we decided we needed some holiday songs that can bring us a little warmth and cheer. From everyone here at Parlay Studios, here are our essential go-to’s for this holiday season!

November Playlist of the Month

12.13.2017 Music

It’s time once again for our monthly playlist! This November, we have a few new names contributing to the playlist. Here’s what we’ve been listening to last month!

Tom Petty Died And I’m Just Getting Older

10.06.2017 Culture, Music

Tom Petty, best known as the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, died on Monday in Los Angeles. His songs were staples of rock radio for decades, and with hits like “Refugee,” “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” “Free Fallin’ ” and “Into the Great Wide Open,” Mr. Petty sold millions of albums and headlined arenas and festivals well…