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March 1, 2019

My latest music video "We're Not Coming Back" is now live on YouTube! This is one of the more emotional and sorrowful ballads from the new album, R.D. King. 

What does this piece mean to you? Please share your with me below or at rd@rdkingmusic.com. Or find me on Face...

January 19, 2019

My new album is now live across all streaming sites! To celebrate, I'm also premiering this new music video for "Anna's Waltz," the fourth track from the album. This track is particularly fun to play -- hope to make a tutorial video for this one at some point!


What doe...

December 19, 2018

"Rain and Ash," the first music video from my forthcoming self-titled album and my first release on Candyrat Records, is now live on YouTube! This is a song of rebirth and new beginnings.

What does this piece mean to you? Please share your with me below or at rd@rdkin...

November 8, 2018

  

Seattle-based music project Second Inversion premiered a new video of mine today! Lightness of Being is the opening track on my debut album, vs. Self. The title comes from Milan Kundera's novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and this piece came from similar...

September 16, 2018

 I won my first composition award today! “Lightness of Being” won the “Instrumental” category of the New Song Showcase at the 2018 Walnut Valley Festival in Kansas, and I even got to perform it today! This is the first track on my first album and will always have...

April 11, 2018

My 1-Minute Wednesday series pairs a brief piece of music with a piece of thought-provoking text.

IN GRATITUDE

As individuals and as a society, we dwell on troubles and conflicts. The majority of our time is spent in anger and frustration. If I take a step back (and a de...

March 28, 2018

My 1-Minute Wednesday series pairs a brief piece of music with a piece of thought-provoking text.

BEYOND ALL REASON

I cannot help but find myself transfixed by what an absolutely fantastical experience life is. Although I lose myself in mundanity, some days (like today)...

March 21, 2018

My 1-Minute Wednesday series pairs a brief piece of music with a piece of thought-provoking text.

TO LIVE FULLY

Why is it difficult to live life with an open heart? Is fear really easier to choose than love? It often seems so…

We fearfully guard our hearts against pain. P...

March 14, 2018

My 1-Minute Wednesday series pairs a brief piece of music with a piece of thought-provoking text.

A RIVER IN THE DARK

We are forever bound to the forward nature of time. The most mystifying part of life is that we never know what will happen next. A curtain of darkness l...

March 7, 2018

My 1-Minute Wednesday series pairs a brief piece of music with a piece of thought-provoking text.

ACCEPTANCE

Accepting this moment means accepting it all: the world as it is and yourself as you are. It’s hard to say which is more daunting. I believe these are more relate...

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