Women of Substance Radio has picked my song These Little Pills for their Music With A Conscience show to be aired starting March. This show is about bringing listeners music that is relevant and that speaks the truth about things that matter. Music has always had a great deal to say about important issues like…
The idea of “Covering Life” came to me as I was listening to some songwriters I admire and their poignant ideas about life’s joys and heartaches. I called my friend and band mate Ricky Fataarand asked him to co-produce this record with me. The band consisted of Ricky on drums, piano, percussion and guitar, Paul Tyler on vocals, electric and acoustic guitar, Marc Levine played violin and Alicia Legget was our flute player. Aaron Burnham recorded and mixed the record.
No Virginia, not all holiday music is lousy… Article by Greg Cahill of the PacificSun, Remembrances of the childhood sounds and smells of the holiday season–Grandma baking cookies and Dad singing his favorite Christmas songs–inspired Bay Area singer and songwriter Michelle Schmitt to record Christmas on Pine Mountain, a heartfelt mix of originals and country-inflected classic carols. But there’s nothing sugary about these songs.
Michelle interviewed by Kelly Dunleavy of Marinscope Newspapers… “For many moms, once their kids head off to college it’s time to pick up a hobby and start a new life. For San Anselmo mom Michelle Schmitt, that went a step further than book clubs or knitting circles.”