Category Archives: News & Updates

Tyler Heaton – AKA Ekblad – Releases “cold, with hope”

A youngish fellow whose craft is audial, Ekblad is the brainchild of Tyler Heaton, who just released his first single into the world. The tune, “cold, with hope,” displays an immense artistic vision for his first offering. Ekblad self produced this in his bedroom, mixed it in our studio at NAMS, and released it independently. Listen to the preview below, and make sure to check the whole track out on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Apple Music.

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3@4 | Sulking In The Rain

This is an exciting one for NAMS and the students who pursue their music here at the facility. 3@4 started off at our facility in private lessons. They quickly joined together as a live band playing covers of classic and indie rock music. Seasoned in live gigs, the band moved towards the journey of writing, recording, and releasing original content. “Sulking In The Rain” is the first original product of 3@4. With it’s catchy hooks, intriguing storyline, and assertive performance, the band shows promise of a bright future. Recorded here at NAMS, we are thrilled to share with you the first of what’s to come from these talented artists.

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Meet the Staff


  • Creator of Noise Umbrella (recording label & publishing house, est 2013)
  • Multi-instrumentalist, recording engineer, producer
  • Goals –> Continue to share the gift of music and art via NAMS. Continue building a platform for musicians via Noise Umbrella

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Practicing At Home: March NAMS Newsletter


Students of all ages are busier than ever, with a myriad of activities in their weekly schedules: from basketball, volleyball & tennis practice, swimming lessons, music lessons, religions events, sleepovers with friends & visiting family members… the list goes on, and we know a lot of our students here at NAMS find themselves in seasons of absolute exhaustion, whether age 5 or age 15.

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