Stan Stewart’s blog

Rule the world

Will Musicians Ever Rule the World?

Rule the world: I remember it well. Tears For Fears came on the radio and I heard that song for ...
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Morning Comes Again photo

Shuttered – Photos In Isolation and Connection

Here's the connection: I couldn't think of much to write. It's hard to connect with writing right now. But I'm ...
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Know This

Know This – an #improv #poem

Waves wafted,barely visiblein the goldenlamp lightof thatwinter morning. Technically,it was Spring.But you neverwould haveknown it with the season-strangesnowfall siftingsilently groundward.We ...
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Social Connecting

Compose Yourself – Social Connecting and Physical Distancing

It's surreal. My wife and I are practicing physical distancing and social connecting at our home so we can do ...
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Amp Up Your Keyboard Rig

5 Tools to Amp Up Your Keyboard Rig

There are limits to everything. When it comes to keyboard gear unless you have boatloads of cash, one of those ...
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Music losses are the elephant in the living room

Music Losses: The Elephant In The #COVID19 Room

I don't know if I'll leave this post here. It's difficult to predict if the music losses will be short ...
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Don't hurt your ears when you practic with headphones

Do Your Headphones Hurt Your Ears When Practicing Piano? Learn How to Play Pain-Free

When you are practicing the piano, you might want to use headphones to keep your playing private. There are lots ...
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Twitter and creating music

Creating Music: What Twitter Teaches Us About Songwriting

Inspiration often comes from surprising places. Not surprisingly, some may say that Twitter and music-making don't mix. So, it's quite ...
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Social Networking

3 Ways FaceBook Can Kill Your Creativity

There: I said it. Of course, in addition to FaceBook, it probably applies equally to Twitter, TikTok, and any other ...
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Dream big - Get inspired

Get Inspired: 10 Great Articles and 4 Great Tools

Get Inspired. That's essentially what I said in my previous post. So I figured it's only fair that I offer ...
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In case you didn't notice, my name is Stan Stewart and I write this blog (with occasional guest posts). In addition to the word tags listed above (at the top of the page) and categories listed below (at the bottom of the page), you can see some of my most recent posts here or type a search word (into the box that says “Search” 😊). Enjoy and please leave your comments!