Collateral Deep Dive-What Will Become of Us

Don’t breathe, don’t look down, don’t cry Don’t waste your words and your time asking why Placed second to last in “side B” of Collateral, “What Will Become of Us” is a raw, contemplative lullaby that thoroughly exemplifies the complex emotions on display on this album, not only from song to song, but within the [...]

Collateral Deep Dive-A Conversation with Dave Eggar

You would think that Dave Eggar--cellist, pianist, composer, film scorer, studio and touring artist in multiple genres, would be too busy to do anything but fulfill his numerous musical engagements on any given day. After all, after finishing a year and a half of touring with Cellogram, his most recent personal project with frequent collaborator [...]

Collateral Deep Dive – Magnetic

What makes a song sexy? Is it the lyrics? A particular groove? The tempo? Or maybe is the voice? The person signing it? The answer is probably all of the above, though sexiness is subjective and as much dependent on intention as it is on reception – the perception of the listeners of what “sexy” [...]

Collateral Deep Dive – I Dare You

It stills feels so new, yet it’s been 10 months since Collateral, Phillip Phillips’ third album, has been playing on our phones, record players and sound systems. Received with unparalleled joy by Phillip’s fans when it was released on January 19, it is clearer now that the mood of the album is much more somber […]

Our Top Seven Phillip Phillips Songs So Far – Song Two

Every once in a while, there comes a song that seems to find a hidden place in our heart and reach straight into it. These are the songs that, through some magical combination of chords and lyrics, reveal truths that elude our everyday understanding, the truths we push down or avoid for fear of pain, [...]