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Preserving Music History With RLRM

Preserving Music History With RLRM

Here at the RLRM Foundation, we hold one of the nation’s most extensive collections of story/song recordings within the genres of Folk, Americana, Country, Texas Country, & Red Dirt music. Our archives include over 250 unique interviews and recordings— and that...

Music as Therapy

Music as Therapy

As we believe here at the Real Life Real Music Foundation, music has serious power to heal. Music can help us overcome hardships, assist in healing us from trauma, and gives us an outlet to express ourselves freely. Music also has the power to affect our immediate...

Yes, Music Helps Reduce Stress!

Yes, Music Helps Reduce Stress!

It’s no secret that music can help to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety! Today, we’re exploring the science behind the effects music can have on your brain when you’re feeling stressed out, and overwhelmed. When listening to a song that produces happy feelings,...

Looking Back: Faith in The Water

Looking Back: Faith in The Water

Since our founding, we’ve had one main mission… to make music for good! We’re constantly on the lookout for artists who have the desire to make music that can make a difference in our world. As Houstonians, over the years, one project has remained especially near and...

Introducing Mama’s Well- A Podcast for Foster Parents

Introducing Mama’s Well- A Podcast for Foster Parents

It’s no secret that foster care is a huge part of our core mission here at the Real Life Real Music Foundation. Our compassion and burden for children in foster care infiltrates both our personal and work lives, translating into everything we do. Our co-founder...

Here’s Why Your Child Should Play an Instrument

Here’s Why Your Child Should Play an Instrument

For decades, kids around the world have been practicing music as a hobby from a young age. Turns out, it’s for good reason. Besides being something fun for them to do on a weekly basis, learning an instrument- particularly taking lessons, has been known to provide a...

How Music Positively Impacts Your Brain

How Music Positively Impacts Your Brain

While many of us love and cherish music in our lives simply for it’s entertainment value, it's been shown that listening to music can improve our mental health and brain’s cognitive abilities. Depending on the genre, music can elevate our mood, relax our minds, reduce...

The Journey to Foster Care

The Journey to Foster Care

A huge part of the Real Life Real Music Foundation’s mission is helping children in foster care. With one of our founders, Kyle Hutton, being adopted and having recently been through fostering to adopting two young girls, the cause continues to weigh heavy on our...

DePelchin Children’s Center: Defending the Future of Houston, TX

DePelchin Children’s Center: Defending the Future of Houston, TX

The Real Life Real Music Foundation is very proud to be working with an organization held in such high esteem as the DePelchin Children’s Center. The main goal of DePelchin is to create a place for every child to be safe and healthy. They are an amazing adoption and...

5 Tips for Writing Great Songs

5 Tips for Writing Great Songs

Writing a great song isn’t easy. Even the world’s greatest songwriters started off writing “bad songs.” It just takes time, and repetition! However, there are a few things to know that will help you get started on your journey. So, whether you’re a beginner just...