The Ballad of the Mixdown

When you’re mixing, sometimes you just can’t get out of the studio; every time you think you’re done, you always hear something else that needs to be fixed, so you keep listening and tweeking over and over again until you reach exhaustion.  Recently, I wrote a poem about it because I thought it would be funny: Continue reading “The Ballad of the Mixdown”

I’m sure of what I hope for

When people ask me, “What do you want to do for a career?” and I tell them that I’m a music producer and composer, they always look at me like I don’t know what I’m talking about.  They always seem to be thinking “That’s nice, but don’t you want to eat?” and they often ask about my “backup plan.”  But the way I see it, if I don’t go all out, I’m definitely not going to make it.  I work as hard as I can and dare myself to fail harder.  If I had a backup plan, I would already be admitting my failure.  I know that God has called me to music as a career, and to not believe it will work out is to say that I don’t trust God.

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