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Atlanta, Ga
Singer/Songwriter trying to pay the bills ........ stay tuned!
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Hey Hey, So I played a show the other night, sorry I didn't post. It was a house show and not so many people would have been able to actually fit in the venue. It was cool though. I have many shows upcoming, here is my listing for June so... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2015 at (nerdkween)*
Only a few hours away from home and I am glad to say The Good Graces mini tour was a hit. We loved New Orleans and Checkpoint Charlie's and hopefully we can visit both soon again. I think I could easily dwell there for a summer taking in the beauty... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2015 at (nerdkween)*
Hi Everyone, So if you didn't know by now, I'll be heading WEST to perform with my friends as The Good Graces. It's going to be an exciting adventure as we trek to Austin, Texas to join in on the rocking good times of the South by Southwest Music Conference... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at (nerdkween)*
Happy New Year! So let's get to it. I teach music, I perform music, give music classes and I sub. It is not a lot of money nor is it steady money. I'm gonna need some support from all of you. I'm trying to raise money to settle a few... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at (nerdkween)*
So the summer is over and it seems I'm as busy as ever. I am grateful as I been working in the local school system as a music teacher (more assignments are coming). I do sub by the way but it is so exciting to teach and share your craft... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at (nerdkween)*
Gonna start vloging again, but here's a blast from the past. Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at (nerdkween)*
So last weekend I played with one of my favorite bands and good friends Chickens and Pigs. When I say play with I mean I actually played guitar. I've occasionally sang backup a few times but this time was a big leap for me. I really enjoyed myself even though... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at (nerdkween)*
My writing started almost a year ago.I want to atempt something I never tried before but something I had the training to do, write an "opera". I use the term rather loosely because I imagine this work to be a more like an oratorio. Songs based on a story but... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at (nerdkween)*
Bringing my blog back to life! Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at (nerdkween)*
So I've been pretty slack on the blog but I played about 30 shows in 2011 including an offical showcase at sxsw 2011. That's a lot for one woman to book, prep, practice and play in a year. So something got ignored, meaning the blog. That's a price to pay being a DIY musician. I hope for 2012 to blog more or at least post show pics and even post videos of my experiences in the music business, sometimes when I'm right in the mix I'm always still learning) so I want people to come visit me here more so I'm giving the blog more TLC. Happy New Year Monica aka nerdkeen Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at (nerdkween)*
New Page 1 another rescue shot This message was sent using picture-talk messaging service from MetroPCS. Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
New Page 1 pic of my rescue This message was sent using picture-talk messaging service from MetroPCS. Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
((ºLº)) Today would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday. He was a major songwriting influence when I started writing as a teen. You can say I was a bit obessed with him for a while and had an insane crush on Sean too. I remember vowing that I was going... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
I've sent off my recording to my label, Fieldhouse Recordings, a branch ofStickfigure Distribution. This was several weeks ago and with it I submitted my artwork. You're looking at the cover, it is a black swan. And the title of the CD will be Profitandloss. A Profit and Loss statement... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
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Sep 8, 2010
working on new website take a look Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
computer problems are better now. I'm working on editing songs, finding covers to play and other business opportunities. Things are looking good. Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
I've been having trouble with my computer while recording. It's an older computer with not much memory so I was asking for trouble I guess. Hoping to finish by the end of the month. Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
I'm really working on my website as of late. And of course I'm doing it myself and my skills are getting better. The music is coming along but I will admit that is difficult when you worry about bills and going back to a dayjob. I believe that this is... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
According to statistics provided by the New Music Seminar that I attended this past summer, there were only 5,945 artists able to sell over 1,000 copies of their albums in 2008. And only a mere 110 of these artists managed to sell over 250,000 albums (the majority of which are... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 28, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
So I've been "distracted" by performances within the last few weeks. I made so new contacts which is always good but its held up the recording. And having some sick days too. Now I have a charity show to get ready for but I really need to squeeze some recording... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
Sending out more emails for booking inquries. I found more valuable resources that are very helpful and I hope it will keep me organized during this venture. Check out tell em I sent ya! Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
I've been busying myself with seeking booking opportunities in the last two days. I want my summer to be full of shows and chances to promote my new recording coming now in the fall. My label thinks its better to wait a bit on it to get people buzzed about... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at (nerdkween)*
There's so much to be done and I just want to make music. I'm writing my one sheet today and checking for responses for venues to play this summer. I'm also trying to have reliable people to help promote my music and avoid the runaround some folks give me. Same... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2010 at (nerdkween)*