Tag Archives: Procrastination

Recording With Commitment

Maybe it’s because I was recording sound long before there were DAWs, automated mixing consoles and plug-ins that replace tens of thousands of dollars/pounds/euros of outboard equipment, but it seems the way I record runs counter to how audio schools … Continue reading

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Why Play?

As children, we play. Nobody has to compel us to play or tell us how. We just do. We make up the games we play, using our imaginations. It comes pretty naturally, for most people. We play as a childhood … Continue reading

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Creativity and Efficiency

In art, as in most things in life, creativity and efficiency co-exist in tension. If you optimise on creativity, it often isn’t very efficient. On the other hand, if you’re obsessive about efficiency, that can easily drive out creativity. The … Continue reading

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Resolving Uncertainty

What if I told you that the only thing that holds you back from being more creative, living a better life and inhabiting a much better world is uncertainty? What if I also told you that resolving those uncertainties is … Continue reading

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Creating Time and Space

Do you know why people have trouble accessing their innate creativity?  We’re all born creative, but some lose touch with that faculty, or grow up and have a hard time reaching it.  Do you know why?  It’s basically because we … Continue reading

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Time

Time is a key ingredient, in the life of an artist.  After all, we only have one lifetime in which to acquire our skills and abilities and to share those with anybody appreciative of them.  The competition, in art, is … Continue reading

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Nadir or Apotheosis?

How can you tell if you are at the very lowest, most unsuccessful point, in your artistic career, or about to be elevated and exalted to the status of a God? You can’t. As bad as you think your career … Continue reading

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