merlyn wrote: ↑Thu Aug 26, 2021 2:15 pm
Philosophy, eh? Watch out for the ontological feedback.
If we take "It's all a construct" that means a construct is a construct. We're getting feedback.
Originality? It's been done.
Nothing wrong with a bit of arts faculty hand waving as long as you're aware that's what it is.
It’s very easy to dismiss things, but to face up to them and do something about them is very hard.
A lot of artists go to great lengths to make excuses, you meet them all the time, the ones who keep telling you how good they are at what they do, and you know the opposite is true.
I have no answers, I have no idea about what I do, what I am doing is questioning everything, and challenging everything, musically, personally, even if life is actually worth living, or not, as John Cage mentions in his book Empty Words, about Thoreau.
And Tea For Two, music was the most important thing for me, more important than family, relationships, food, anything, that’s why my first marriage broke down, and I spent nineteen years in an unheated damp flat living on little or no money recording all day.
This all means nothing, my music will probably end up in a skip after I die, but music is still the most important thing to me, second to my partner, who is "now" my focus, but music is in my head, you can’t take that away from me, everything else, everybody I’ve ever loved, up until now, has been taken away from me, but you can’t touch my music.