all that emerges and evolves and develops can be used or viewed in the negative perspective….
what is it that won’t let you sleep at night? what is it that gnaws at the back of your mind? what is it that angers, frustrates or disheartens you?
none of that is the issue. that’s all noise, programs, the ideas of other people, the seeds of cultural norms and expectations… but none of it is your own voice….
i’ve often made the mistake of letting the day to day worries and anxieties paralyze the process of creativity and preparation. and then ten years have passed….
they’re not judging you. it’s all you.
when you consider the holographic nature of what appears to be around you, there’s a certain futility in trying to distinguish “me” from “you”. that, and all that comprises the seemingly solid ground between us….
i enjoy remixing and remaking my songs into alternate versions, once an album is released. it’s fun to strip down the song, usually to only vocal tracks, then build a new groove, and see where it goes….