Contending with the challenge of creating music in context

People tell me that you can get inspiration from anywhere - in your imagination, from what you know, from what's around you, or people. David Byrne (he of Talking Heads) writes in the opening lines of his book How Music Works, that, actually, the music we create does not necessarily come from some internal source … Continue reading Contending with the challenge of creating music in context

Have you dealt with The Hobgoblin of Fidelity?

Seth Godin is a marketing expert whose blog I've been following for years. He is focused on the areas of creating and shipping creative outputs, like art, hand-made goods or music. Every so often he publishes a post that hits the nail right on the head. A few days ago, it was this (I'm putting … Continue reading Have you dealt with The Hobgoblin of Fidelity?