Author Archives: Cindo Santos

About Cindo Santos

I am a songwriter, guitarist, singer, performer, a human and social commentator, a fellow traveller. My act is taking off!

Your production quality is inversely proportional to the distance between your butt and the chair

I started working on my next (second) song Whole Lotta Trouble yesterday. Keep in mind, all songs I work on already have a finished lyric and music, it’s a question of producing them. And I’m backlogged! So, inspired by the … Continue reading

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Just found this from 2010

As I’m revamping all my websites and social media presence, I just realized this was the content of my About section in my blog: ” Truth be told, I have a daytime job and limited time for posting and all … Continue reading

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Not knowing what to do is as bad as having too many things to do! (This is great news!)

And another thing. I started writing this in my Notes under Blog 2019. Do you know how many insights I’ve had in life which are meant to be posted, but they are – sad little things, dozens or more of … Continue reading

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Don’t Plan; Just Do It!

Diving deeper, busier, into my career, I realized this morning, just as I’m getting out of bed (ooh, that’s the name of one of my songs) that I have to change my creative paradigm from putting away ideas into finishing … Continue reading

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First, they found water on Mars

First, they found water, ice as it was, on Mars.Then they found gold, a rush to a new start.The West is long gone and on fire,Now we have a new frontier.Humans in their spaceships, carrying spears.

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Shaunna Hall – Summer of Love & My hometown Coimbra, Portugal

Wow, It’s been half a century since the Summer of Love.  As luck would have it (as usual?), I was there to celebrate it earlier this summer with my friend Suzanne who I hadn’t seen in 20 years and my … Continue reading

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80/20 “rule” for Finishing and Releasing my Songs

Whoa, what is going on with failing to finish and releasing my songs?! I was just reading an article from SageAudio – where “The Pareto Principle in reference to mixing says that 80% of results come relatively fast, while the … Continue reading

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Lovers Come and Go

​ Hi, I miss your warmth, A little bit. Miss to byte, just a little, Your peachy lip. I miss you giggling At things that aren’t particularly funny, How you call me darling Rather than honey. But, hey, Lovers Come … Continue reading

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Paralyzed by Fear Less and Less

It’s true, less is more: less fear, more of life! The great news is that I was accepted at the Transmute Retreat in New Smyrna Beach – I’m so excited, I’m so challenged by this (these people are goood), so … Continue reading

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Paralyzed by Fear

No, this not the title of some self-help book; this is me now. Fear of commitment to my music career, fear of jumping in the water, fear of not being able to keep with it, stay afloat, once I jump … Continue reading

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