I'm currently working on a music video. It's... heavy. Musically, yes--it's for a metal song after all. But that's not what I mean. The content--some of it shot by me, some provided to me for use in this video--has an emotional gravity to it that is making it tough to work on. I can see... Continue Reading →
There’s a thought in music that says that the spaces between notes are more important than the notes themselves. Essentially, this is the notion that notes played are made more valuable by the silence around them. As a guitar player I agree with this notion. But I think it’s an idea the goes beyond... Continue Reading →
The latest single from my band, Salem's Childe. The music video was done by The Stormworks (my media production brand). If you like what you see and hear, we'd love to have you as a fan and follower. Hit those like and subscribe buttons, and definitely that share button. The song is available to stream... Continue Reading →
For that second you loved me, that second of hope, for that moment of light when I was not alone, for that touch of forever washed away by this pain, for that second you loved me... ...I'd do anything. Inspired tonight by a piece of music that made me reminisce.... 'For That Second' by Rob... Continue Reading →
New post up on The Forge: Parental Advisory: Explicit Content.
In addition to my poetic and fiction writing, as an on-air radio show host I sometimes review albums from underground rock and metal bands. Here's a review I just did. Be sure to check out my show, The Forge on Radio Free Kokomo. The Voice Of Reason Catalytic Release Date: 14 June 2014 https://www.facebook.com/CatalyticMusic... Continue Reading →
Finally put up a page on Reverbnation of my own stuff. I invite you to check out a different glimpse of me; http://www.reverbnation.com/robsalem
My band went live on the web a couple weeks ago, being well received right off the bat. We've got a page on Reverbnation with our first three demo tracks - http://www.reverbnation.com/scarletravenband and on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/scarletravenband and now, we have a short teaser video on YouTube: Thanks for... Continue Reading →