Author Archives: Jay Lamm

About Jay Lamm

J. Lamm is the bassist, vocalist, song writer, and keyboardist for the mercurial metal band Cea Serin. While away from Cea Serin J. Lamm also performs live with Cirque Dreams as a touring musician. J. Lamm has also written and recorded music for movies, television and radio.

10 Essential Qualities for the Budding Musician

There’s the old expression “if I knew then what I know now,” meaning, if I could just go back in time and slap myself for being so stupid because I’m so smart today.  With that being said, yes, this is … Continue reading

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How to Recover From a Flood in a Little Over a Month

If you’ve ever wanted to go through a flood, I would suggest thinking up a different activity to take up your time.  As it turns out, 99 times out of 100 it won’t be up to you anyway (always drip … Continue reading

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Jay Lamm and The Great Flood of 2016

My cellphone rang at 7am, Saturday morning.  I was still asleep from a full day of working eight hours at my day job and then working until midnight at my night job as a bartender.  It was my dad on … Continue reading

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Make America Great Again…in three easy steps

It’s easy to say that you’re going to do something.  It’s another thing to actually do it.  With all the talk about how to make America great again, I’ve actually spelled out the way to do it–and in only three … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Portable Vocal Booth

Now that modern technology has advanced to the state where anyone can have a reasonably priced digital audio workstation at home, we’re now looking for ways to transform these home recording studios into spaces with the best possible acoustic capabilities.  … Continue reading

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How to Not Write Awful Lyrics – The Seven Deadly Sins

Hey, you decided to start a band. Good for you. It’s time to write some songs that will thoroughly express all those weird thoughts in your head. It’s time to lend voice to all your inner-most desires, ambitions, and opinions. … Continue reading

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Here’s what’s coming up

Sorry I’ve been so quiet over the last month or so.  I recently accepted the position of Planetarium Producer at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum’s Irene W. Pennington Planetarium.  I’ve been super busy working on and creating content for … Continue reading

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Stop naming your kids after fictional characters!

There is an epidemic sweeping the nation. It deals, in part, with a cultural divide separating my generation from the upcoming batch of kids–the ones who will never learn how to change a flat tire on their own. It is … Continue reading

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Shipping Your Gear? Here’s How to Build Your Own Instrument Crates

Back in 2013 I got an offer to play in Mexico for two-and-a-half months.  I accepted the offer and then immediately started stressing about how I was going to get all my gear over there.  I’d never toured outside of … Continue reading

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New Book Featuring J. Lamm is Now Available: “State of Horror: Louisiana Vol. II”

Today, April 2, 2015, is a big day for me because today is the release date for the new book I’m featured in, State of Horror:  Louisiana Vol. II I’m very pleased to have my story, “The Bells of Rue … Continue reading

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