Howdy, my name's Peter. This is my personal blog about random stuff I like and maybe the occasional late-night personal ramble/emote-sesh.

I'm a singer/songwriter, originally from San Francisco, living in Echo Park, LA now.

How did I get here? I grew up as one of those kids that was forced to play the violin and piano, but then picked up an electric guitar and was never the same again. When I was 16, my dad asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, and I finally told him, "I want to be a rock star."

BUT instead, for the next few years I was a closet musician, keeping the music mostly to myself as a studious student at Berkeley. Picking out songs on my Guild and singing in a cappella groups was just for fun right? After a few years of being an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and a venture capitalist on Sand Hill, I realized that passion > blind ambition. We've all got a song to sing, here's mine.

My musical playground: www.soundcloud.com/petersumusic

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  • My first time watching “Once” - this scene with the small loan officer had me busting out laughing. #once #glenhansard #busking #hilarious #iwannabefree

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    #iwannabefree
    #busking
    #hilarious
    #glenhansard
    #once
  • Joe Pass & Carol Kaye - Slick Cat - 1970 [Soul-Jazz]

    From “Better Days” album, 1971.  Damn, this is hot.  Joe Pass playing jazz funk soul, and do you here Carol Kaye on dat bass!  


    #Joe Pass
    #Carol Kaye
    #Slick Cat
    #Soul Jazz
  • Into the Sea (EP Demo) - Peter Su

    Alright guys.  I’ve been in hermit mode for the last month, demoing 5 songs for my EP.  Pre-production.  Figuring out song structure, arrangements, instruments, textures, harmonies, etc.  Almost went nuts, but now it’s done.  

    Now on to finding a good producer that believes in my music whom I can trust creatively.  Anybody know any good ones I should talk to?  

    Cheers,

    Peter

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    #Into the Sea
    #EP
    #Demo
    #Preproduction
    #Peter Su
  • #ozma at the #fonda Jose Galvez, Daniel Brummel, Star Wick in the shot. #natalieportman love this band #rockandrollpartthree


    #rockandrollpartthree
    #fonda
    #ozma
    #natalieportman
  • Iv always wanted to see @therentals , at the Fonda no less! #childofthe90s #weezer4life #moog #mattsharp #secretsauce


    #secretsauce
    #mattsharp
    #childofthe90s
    #moog
    #weezer4life
  • Lol “Looking for jenny that I met at Taix” -telephone poll on sunset across the street from #Mohawkbend. Hope you find her man! #jenny #taix #spreadtheword #echopark

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    #echopark
    #mohawkbend
    #jenny
    #taix
    #spreadtheword
    I want to be a rock star."

    BUT instead, for the next few years I was a closet musician, keeping the music mostly to myself as a studious student at Berkeley. Picking out songs on my Guild and singing in a cappella groups was just for fun right? After a few years of being an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and a venture capitalist on Sand Hill, I realized that passion > blind ambition. We've all got a song to sing, here's mine.

    My musical playground: www.soundcloud.com/petersumusic

    ********************************
    How to ping me:

    www.facebook.com/petersumusic
    www.twitter.com/petersumusic

    petersumusic@gmail.com" target="_blank">
  • The Beach Boys in Studio Q

    Hilarious, Bruce is reminiscing about how they sang, all 6 of them around a mic at Western Recorders, even in spanish on “I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times”.  Al is like, what?  In spanish?  Hahaha, then Brian sings this spanish line.  LOL - Al is floored.  

    As a long-time Beach Boys fan, I was shocked too.  

    Al Jardine: We sang in spanish?

    Brian Wilson at 15:01: Cuando sere?  Un dia sere

    When will it be?  One day it will be


    #beach boys
    #interview
    #studio q
    #i just wasn't made for these times
    #hidden spanish lines
  • Brian Wilson on Phil Spector and Be My Baby

    1:01 Brian Wilson impersonating how he flipped out when he first heard “Be My Baby”

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    #Brian Wilson
    #Phil Spector
    #Be My Baby
    #Wall of Sound
  • "Yeah, yeah, they always say you find something in the LAST place you look …" #frankielliot #kissasmanywomanasyoucan #stories

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    #stories
    #kissasmanywomanasyoucan
    #frankielliot
    I want to be a rock star."

    BUT instead, for the next few years I was a closet musician, keeping the music mostly to myself as a studious student at Berkeley. Picking out songs on my Guild and singing in a cappella groups was just for fun right? After a few years of being an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and a venture capitalist on Sand Hill, I realized that passion > blind ambition. We've all got a song to sing, here's mine.

    My musical playground: www.soundcloud.com/petersumusic

    ********************************
    How to ping me:

    www.facebook.com/petersumusic
    www.twitter.com/petersumusic

    petersumusic@gmail.com" target="_blank">
  • "I wish it was still raining (even though it still was)"
    #onelinepoems #frankielliot #kissasmanywomanasyoucan #stories #stopandthinkers

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    #stopandthinkers
    #stories
    #frankielliot
    #onelinepoems
    #kissasmanywomanasyoucan
    I want to be a rock star."

    BUT instead, for the next few years I was a closet musician, keeping the music mostly to myself as a studious student at Berkeley. Picking out songs on my Guild and singing in a cappella groups was just for fun right? After a few years of being an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and a venture capitalist on Sand Hill, I realized that passion > blind ambition. We've all got a song to sing, here's mine.

    My musical playground: www.soundcloud.com/petersumusic

    ********************************
    How to ping me:

    www.facebook.com/petersumusic
    www.twitter.com/petersumusic

    petersumusic@gmail.com" target="_blank">