I’ve been having a hard time explaining my love for music to myself, and I think that in retrospect this causes some issues with my mind to make itself realize I love music.
I know this is a weird issue to encounter. You might say,” You play instruments and listen to all types of audio formats and records, what’s the deal dude?”
But part of the difficulty in being an instrumentalist (I play some guitar, bass, and drums as well as the Native American flute) is learning to distinguish between listening to and consuming music and playing and practicing music. The reason for the difficulty, at least for me, lies in the way I consume music and the way I play music.Continue reading