Be Brave

Featured, Life - Kevin Palmer - December 22, 2017

When I was a kid, and first started writing songs, I used to imagine how wild it would be to create a song that *other* people would want to sing too. The idea of listeners acknowledging, appreciating and relating to something I had created got me so excited. I have…

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3 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently As A Signed Musician

Music Marketing, Trust Company - Kevin Palmer - December 11, 2017

Getting signed was a whirlwind experience for our band. We literally went from touring in a van, and eating popcorn, potato chips and sometimes nothing at all for dinner- to sitting in a studio in Los Angeles where some of the biggest albums in rock music were recorded. (NRG) Looking…

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The Art Of Songwriting

Songwriting - Kevin Palmer - December 1, 2017

I’ve been writing music since I was about 14 years old (almost 30 years ?). I started my first band with my childhood friends, Mike Bedingfield and Andy Jackson (Hot Rod Circuit), and at that time in my life, I had never heard of a “cover” band. I thought that…

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How TRUSTcompany Got Signed

Music Marketing, Trust Company - Kevin Palmer - November 22, 2017

From the time I was about 15 years old, the only thing I dreamed about was getting signed to a major record label and touring the world with my band. To say that I was obsessed with “making it big” may even be an understatement. It was literally all I…

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Digging Deep – A Conversation With Chester About Songwriting

Songwriting, Trust Company - Kevin Palmer - November 10, 2017

I was on my way to Atlanta when I first heard the news of Chester’s passing. A text came in from my longtime friend and bandmate, Jason. As I read his message, a sinking feeling washed over me like a wave of sadness. Numbness. Another text from my friend Josh…

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