POSTS TAGGED ‘Composing’

The Open – New Video Release by Sunshine Collective

Finally, we are done with the finishing touches and am happy to announce that our new music video release of The Open by Sunshine Collective is out now! We would also like to thank: @Marck Chalecki Eric Corne, Eric Coyne, Larry DeMark Photography,Rebecca Harris, Dan Lutz, Brian McRae, Brian McTear, Erica Miller, Matt Schimelfenig, Joshua Stamper […]

Album Review on School Library Journal blog

School Library Journal has recently published an article that includes our new Album: Up To Something Good review. “The duo known as Sunshine Collective (Stephanie Richards and Brian Arbuckle) turn up the dials on love, happiness, and enjoyment of life. The 11 original offerings composed by lead singer Richards and composer/songwriter/producer Arbuckle are mostly feel-good pop tunes, […]

The Simpsons’ Yellow Line

My many years working as a composer has occasionally allowed me to work with other people’s music.  And to this end, I have had a blast working with Danny Elfman’s theme from The Simpsons, which I have had the pleasure of doing several times.  There are so many possibilities with his exciting theme. I’d like […]

Sunshine Collective’s first single – today, 6 years ago!

Today we are celebrating a special day! I and Stephanie decided to release our first single as Sunshine Collective exactly six years ago and have been on many adventures since then. “Our Winter Wonderland” is a great holiday song ! You can get the single here :

Celebrity Parents Magazine CD Review – “Up To Something Good”

Celebrity Parents Magazine has written a quotable review about our new album “Up To Something Good”. “Be prepared to dance with your diapered little one with Up To Something Good. The irrepressibly happy second full-length release from Sunshine Collective, the CD is full of fun, happy tunes. With lyrics like, “Dreams come true… I love […]

Big News: Sunshine Collective Barbie Commercial

We are happy to announce our first big commercial – Sunshine Collective – UP TO SOMETHING GOOD Barbie Commercial K-tel records would be proud of this !

Awards: The Best Kids and Family Music of 2015

I and Stephanie are honored to be recognized in Fids and Kamily Music Awards alongside all these great bands: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly, The Pop Ups, Tim Kubart, Lori Henriques, Recess Monkey, Josh & The Jamtones, Red Yarn, Andrew & Polly, and many others. You can listen […]

Jersey Family Fun blog CD review

Jersey Family Fun blog has published our so far favorite Up To Something Good CD review. “I love how the album is described: Up To Something Good has a roll-down-the-windows, flyin’ free feel, but its summertime sweetness isn’t sticky or syrupy; it’s refreshing as cold fruit at a hot picnic.” “Selfishly, this has to be […]

LA Parent Magazine: The Accidental Birth of a Family Music Band

What a great news for Sunshine Collective! We are in LA Parent Magazine and you can read the full article here. “The resulting album, Up To Something Good, lives up to its title. The 11-track album exudes a charming warmth powered by hooky songs such as “Love Is The Way,” “Run For The Sunshine,” “The […]

Album Mention: Tune Up Your Autumn Playlist

I and Stephanie have just read another nice review about our new album “Up To Something Good” on CREATORS.com by Lee Littlewood! “Thoroughly upbeat and fresh, Richards’ happy voice, somewhat akin to Sara Bareilles, lilts perfectly to original tunes like “Take Me Away” and “Waiting to Say Hello Again.” “Entire families will enjoy Sunshine Collective’s […]