Psych Files: On Location in Omaha NE

Acting is an interesting job.  I was hungry for gigs when I was actively pursuing the craft in New York City and Los Angeles.  It was 1994 and I auditioned and booked this job in NYC to portray convicted and…

ART SYMPOSIUM Music Sessions with Phil Hyland

Touring:  Ins and Outs

Update post event on 10/22/2018 by Phil Hyland

Now that you’ve recorded your album (or single) and released it...did you factor in a marketing and touring budget? 

Is everyone in your band REALLY…

Talk about the Weather

The weather has been so extreme from fire to rain.  One day there is chaos and a deluge and then 24 hours later I wake up to an incredible sunrise and a day of calm.

It is no wonder…

Lost Point (Out of Time) 

I recorded a new version of my classic song Lost Point.  It's called Lost Point (Out of Time).

I was challenged by my producer and co-writer, Jon La Croix, on this new version to come up with a chorus…

Somewhere Down on that Busy Street 

"Don't Fade Away"...I walked over to Straus Park early one evening looking for inspiration.  I was living with Robin on West End Avenue which is a beautiful neighborhood.  I remember when we met she said she lived on W. 103rd…

Catherine / "She Never Cared" 

Like Liv Tyler's character, Arwen, in The Lord of the Rings, Catherine would show up, tab of acid on her tongue, and then quickly disappear.

She was a free spirit and liked to hang out downtown with us…

#NationalGirlfriendDay 

Celebrate National Girlfriend Day with this top Girlfriend track, "Girlfriend" written by Robin & Phil (drums, Dale May, Bass, Pemberton Roach, Guitar, Phil Hyland, Vox, Robin Hyland)!  Produced by John Morand, Exec. Producers Nancy Shefts & James Simon, Photo: Dale May…

Keepers of the City Time

My sister-in-law, Lisa, has a show on TLC called, "Long Lost Family".  It chronicles adopted kids (now all grown up) who are desperate to locate their birth parents in order to make that biological family connection and know where they…

All about GG!

My mother-in-law, Gretchen Cryer, is an amazing lyricist and playwright.  When I met her daughter, Robin, and we started writing our own original music...GG (as we call her) was our champion and she gave us wonderful places to create music. …