This NOVA Music Maker Started Writing as a Helicopter Pilot

The Northern Virginia artist who goes by the handle Music Giff has spared no influences on his most recent album, “Bad Love.” The touches of gospel, blues, R&B, funk, and even country are sprinkled liberally on a compelling new album from this unique musical talent.

It’s been a long, strange trip for Music Giff, who in a former life was an Army helicopter pilot. Even while serving the nation, he knew he someday wanted to be a songwriter.

“It started in flight school as a stress relief. I didn’t play the guitar at the time, so it was all lyrics and belting out melody into a Casio mini recorder. Yes, a mini cassette recorder,” Music Giff said. “Honestly, I surprised myself.”

Color Palette Chills Out In “Clear Water Blue”

Recent Articles By Jaci Jedrych Summer in the DMV is hot, lush, and full of lazy afternoons. If you’re looking for the perfect mid-afternoon track to lay out and lounge in the sun, check out Color Palette’s new single “Clear Water Blue.” Washington, D.C.- based Color Palette released their first album “Vaporwave” in 2016. Since […]