I shlepped that tiny metal desk lamp around the apartment each night on an extension cable like a child with a security blanket. I needed it in order to feel secure because I damn well didn't feel comfortable living in a place outside of my hometown.
~ The Road Trip ~ In April of 2017, I departed from my home in Columbia, Missouri for a 10 day solo road trip where I drove nearly 5,000 miles. I had been feeling complacent, bored, and most unsettling of all, I was comfortable. Having recently graduated from college, I was working full time as … Continue reading Elena Rose & The Dream of My Mom
~Ever been to a really kick-ass concert?~ Whether you walk into an underground indie rock club where the stage is six inches off of the ground and you sit so close that you can smell the day old ramen noodles that the guitar player ate before the show or you queue in front of a … Continue reading What makes as Good Show And Why I Stop Even If There’s Bad Shows
Lot 56 at The Blue Note on May 17th, 2012 "As the audience trickled in, the members of LOT 56 quietly prepared for their set in the eighth annual Battle of the Bands at The Blue Note [...] The four member band - made up of Aaron Schilb on lead guitar along with Ian … Continue reading The Concert that Changed My Life
Catfish Kady's - The Station House At an outdoor venue in Missouri, I was hired by a friend to play for two hours as background music for a last-day-of-school party for her and a bunch of her teacher friends. Now me as the artist, I rarely turn down a chance to perform. I WISH I … Continue reading My Worst Show Ever
"Sorry, What did you say? I couldn't hear you." - Aaron Schilb I am a singer/songwriter and I am almost completely deaf. For those of you who may not know, I suffer form a condition known as Otosclerosis which is where I experience abnormal bone growth in my middle ear resulting in hearing loss. … Continue reading Otosclerosis – My Life as a Deaf Musician
Aaron Schilb often takes inspiration for songs from his love of Twitter. "Carried Away" was written in the Fall of 2016 after a bout of Twitter venting following (yet another) failed relationship. "I'm pretty cynical about my love life, but I'll be damned if I wouldn't try and fail a hundred more times in an effort … Continue reading Carried Away