Roadtrip 2010

August 24, 2010 by  
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Last year, Eric and I didn’t take a vacation because I was in the studio recording SWEAT.  This year we originally planned to go to the Pacific Northwest for vacation but decided not to, so we decided to take a road trip.  I know it may sound strange in today’s world of plane travel, but [...]

Web Interview for SWEAT

August 24, 2010 by  
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The incomparable JD Doyle conducted an extensive interview with me a few months back about SWEAT.  JD is THE preeminent historian of GLBT music through the years, and runs the website Queer Music Heritage.  I was honored to do the interview, and it was a lot of fun.  You can listen to it <a href=”http://www.queermusicheritage.us/apr2010.html” [...]

New Review of SWEAT

August 24, 2010 by  
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My friend – and fellow musician – Terry Christopher posted a great review of SWEAT for Stonewall Society.  The review can be viewed here.  I have also printed it below.
MIKE RICKARD
SWEAT ~ CD REVIEW
by: Terry Christopher
Atlanta based and OUT singer-songwriter, Mike Rickard, has just released his Sophomore CD, Sweat, as a follow up to his [...]

“So What?”

May 6, 2010 by  
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I’m sorry that I haven’t updated my blog in such a long time.  Things have been very good – and busy – which has been an excuse not to write.  But I’ve had several things on my mind lately, and I think the overall theme ties back to the title of this blog, “So What?”
I live my [...]

Interview on Irish National Radio

March 31, 2010 by  
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I had a great phone interview with Scott De Buitléir, who is Producer/Presenter of an LGBT show (The Cosmo) on Ireland National Radio. Scott couldn’t have been nicer and it was a really fun chat.  I’m very excited to debut on Irish national radio.
The interview Wednesday at 8 pm GMT and can be streamed on their [...]

First Official Review of SWEAT!

December 8, 2009 by  
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Alan Ilagan is a prolific writer/photographer/model/blogger who has written for numerous magazines.  We share a love of Madonna – and I found him several years ago through some of his writings about her. At the time, I wrote to him and asked him if he would consider reviewing Stirred Not Shaken.  He graciously [...]

Adam Lambert – The Ego Has Landed

November 23, 2009 by  
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Adam Lambert has gotten exactly what he wanted today – countless people all over the country have been talking about his AMA performance.  I didn’t watch the AMA’s, but I watched three performances today on YouTube – his, Lady Gaga’s, and Kelly Clarkson’s.  Much to my chagrin, I’m going to give Adam what he wants [...]

Online CD Release Party!

November 5, 2009 by  
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 I recently did an indepth interview with Len Rogers, founder of Stonewall Society. That interview, and all the songs from SWEAT, will be available at Rainbow World Radio on November 6th and will remain on line for about two weeks.  This is a great opportunity to hear the songs, some stories behind them, as well [...]

What do you think of SWEAT?

October 30, 2009 by  
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Let me know what you think.  Post your review below.  Be kind, be brutal, just be honest.

SWEAT is now at CD Baby and iTunes

October 26, 2009 by  
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In addition to being available at my website, SWEAT is now available at CD Baby. It is also available at iTunes.

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