If your anxiety comes from what other people might do, does it not follow then that: what is really “broken” is your expectation that everyone else will treat you like you do them? Expectation is what develops into entitlement, and that’s not the dog we want to feed. A shared reality is the world doesn’t […]Read more "Anxiety vs Objectivity- Advice from the front lines"
If you’re afraid of words, I’d like to remind you there are scarier things in this world. Be thankful there are those of us who learned how to use them to remind you of this, because it wasn’t that long ago that the whole of society could not find the words to stop fascism. When […]Read more "Do not be afraid to Speak out"
Speaking from personal experience, the artistic process strives to capture the perfect performance. But to some, all that really matters is when the dopamine kicks in. When you cross those two lines of feelings and technique, this is what some people would say is, simply “Wow”. This is also why an instrument has the same […]Read more "Why I make music"
Continued from “Music in the Digital Era: The echo chamber.” (Continued) Part 2- I don’t make music to be popular, and I won’t not be who I am. I won’t go easy on you, because nobody ever went easy on me. I don’t care if my direct words with purposeful meaning and intention scares you, […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era part 2 — A Dead Horse in the Ocean"
Sports Round-up Watching all these sports fan trip over the first Amendment… It’s almost as if everybody is just running around trying to point out all the things nobody around them is doing, while taking credit for all the people who have done something, all to avoid their own deficit of sacrifice for country. Hate […]Read more "Colin Kaepernick: Sports Round-up"
The Panama papers should lock up those bankers, or The World is a rich mans zoo. All manner of paradoxes now in the light; who could ever snooze? Lend a finger, if you would, to poke out the Eye that objectifies humanity. Hold it open, look inside… Feel that abyss eating you alive?… That’s just […]Read more "Poem: Panama Papers better lock up them bankers"
Part 8 — The Impossible and The Unknown Every business has an initial investment of time, money and resources to get going. Being an artist and making a living has to be a compatible endeavor, if we want music to progress. It’s the act of creating that is the unique and valuable thing that […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: Part 8 — The impossible and the unknown"