2016-10-19: JRS on iTunes

Click here to see to all my songs available on iTunes, including my latest release, “JRS – Despair to Peace (2016 Remix)”.

2016-07-01: JRS Review in Music Connection Magazine

I received a nice review of three of the Meditations for Robots songs in the July 2016 issue of Music Connection magazine. Many thanks to Siri at Music Connection for her support!

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2016-06-04: Meditations for Robots 07 Released

The seventh song in the Meditaitons for Robots series is now available. This song has an alt-rock / alt-country vibe. Not too much country, but enough where a cowboy hat is in order. As always, it’s available now for preview and purchase from CD Baby! Hope you dig it!JRS-meditations-07-artwork-2016-06-03a-500x500-FINAL

2016-05-15: Google Validation

This week I received a little validation from an unexpected place: Google’s search engine. It has decided I’m a musical artist!. Let us all appreciate our robotic Google overlords.google-search-of-jeffrey-ryan-smoots-as-of-2016-05-15

2016-04-29: Meditations for Robots 06 Released

Song number six in the Meditations for Robots Series is now available. This is a hard rock instrumental with lots of Geddy Lee style bass. It’s available now for preview and purchase from CD Baby!

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2015-10-31: Meditations for Robots 05 Released

Here’s the fifth song in my Meditations for Robots series. I agonized over naming it, finally settling on “05”. This song is meant to be a synthy lullaby for robots. It’s available now for preview and purchase from CD Baby!

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2015-10-16: New Addition to Dean Guitar Arsenal

I just updated my Dean Guitar Arsenal page to include a picture and description of my Dean USA 84 Lacewood. And, soon I will be updating again with pictures of my Dean Colt 12 string and Dean V Stealth. Here’s the link!

2015-08-19: Meditations for Robots 04 Released

Here’s the fourth song in my Meditations for Robots series. After some more deep thought, I decided to name this song “04.” Like “01”, “02” and “03”, this song combines elements of Duran Duran, Rush, and various 80’s Synthpop I listened to back in the late 80’s. It’s available now for preview and purchase from CD Baby. Please consider adding this to your collective.

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2015-07-25: Meditations for Robots 03 Released

Here’s the third song in my Meditations for Robots series. After some deep thought, I decided to name this song “03.” Like “01” and “02”, this song combines elements of Duran Duran, Rush, and various 80’s Synthpop I absorbed back in the 80’s. It’s available now for preview and purchase from CD Baby. I hope you like this one too!

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2015-06-30: Meditations for Robots 02 Released

Here’s the second song in my Meditations for Robots series. This song is creatively named “02.” This song combines elements of Duran Duran, Rush, and Mark Snow (X-Files) style synths. It’s available now for preview and purchase from CD Baby. I hope you like this one too!

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2015-05-22: Meditations for Robots 01 Released

I just finished up the first song in a new series of instrumentals called Meditations for Robots. The first song is imaginatively named “01.” This song combines elements of EDM, West African Percussion, Mark Snow (X-Files) style synths and Alex Lifeson (Rush) style guitar. It’s available now for preview and purchase from CD Baby. I hope you like it!

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2015-04-17: Skyward from JRS – Loss for Words

Here’s a video I created for the song Skyward from my Loss for Words album. Photo nerds may dig the 360 panoramic photos I used as backgrounds in some of the shots. Animations created in Blender.


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