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Artist Blog 2019

Walk to the old steel wheeler

I went for a walk today. As I walked, I allowed my mind to drift aimlessly and pondered any random thought that jumped into my brain – my brain that has been engaged and overloaded in the Project Wild Program. Here’s how that walk went. It felt good to release myself to the gravel under…

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Nose to the grindstone

Man… I really don’t want this week to end. Here at RockRidge, it’s like you’re on a different planet. Time goes by at a different pace and the rest of the big bad world doesn’t seem to exist. I’m gonna miss that feeling. I’m gonna miss being surrounded by likeminded people who are just as…

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Bed Tracks & Inspiration

Day 2 We recorded the bed tracks for our song with the incredible house band. The bed tracks included drums, guitar, bass, piano, and pedal steel. It was an extraordinary experience being in the room listening to them jam out the song we wrote. Hearing the song come together from a scratch demo to live…

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Stories & Friendships

Day 6 Final day. I can’t believe how fast it went by. All the knowledge I took in to help me grow as an artist and the friendships I made during bootcamp have left me feeling so grateful to have experienced the whole thing. Even though I think we all had maybe a total of…

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Breakthroughs & Freedom

Day 4 Recorded vocals on the track today.  This song turned into a very personal song for me. I dug down deep and finally had a breakthrough singing in the studio. This can be a struggle for me sometimes. I love singing and performing but being in the studio there is no one to connect…

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The End

The End Augus 29, 2019 Alright folks, this is the last one for the books. I am going to try to do my best to recap some of the highlights, and thank all of the amazing people I had the privilege of working with.   The Song As said in one of my previous blog…

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The Ladies

The Ladies Augus 28, 2019 Alright folks we are going to keep this one short and sweet if we can, and for a head’s up if you want to know more about females who inspire me you can check out my Instagram @juliavos   Now! Let’s hear it for the ladies. Seriously get up off…

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Blanket Forts and the Sound of Jupiter Make Rad Records

Most straight-ahead country songs are recorded in professional studios, but I found out this week that playing the sound of Jupiter’s soundwaves in a blanket fort made of upside down bunkbeds is also a pretty great way to make a record. Part of the Project WILD Bootcamp experience this week was writing a song with…

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The Climb

The Climb August 26, 2019 Note: must read to end for final picture Cue in Miley Cyrus…Just kidding. But let’s focus on the title of that song for a minute and you’ll see why it’s not as cheesy as you thought. A lovely group of people from bootcamp decided it would be a good idea…

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What an experience

I started writing while driving that long gravel road, departing bootcamp. One of the most beautiful camps I have ever seen. Im leaving with, knowledge, drive, inspiration, and some really amazing memories. My time at PW bootcamp 2019 has been unreal. I gained so much knowledge in areas that I wanted, and also some I…

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