Tuesday, April 20, 2010

April Shananigans: Collaboration

I'm getting old, and tomorrow I get even older. In my time on this earth, I've been lucky enough to be a part of a lot of musical projects. Personally, while I love my mainstays more than life it's self while I'm in them, I always jump at the opportunity to try something new and a little different on the side. I feel that after you play with one group of people for so long, songwriting can become stagnant, and it's very easy to fall into patterns.

However, when you experiment around, listen to new music, go to open mics and share with others, sing with random people on the beach...anything just find any new way to connect with someone, not only does it reiterate and even grow your appreciation for music, but it also opens up your mind to possibilities, ones that you'll take back in all facets of your life. Also, I love run on sentences.

Nobody in the business understands this quite as well as Jack White. (The music thing, not the sentence thing)

-This busy mess on the floor ain't gonna come clean just yet