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Re: Ever feel like throwing your stuff in the garbage?
Yes, it is easier to sound like Hendrix. It's also true, though, that
are some 14-year-olds out there who have more talent than many of us will
live to develop. This could in part be why no one makes a worse music
than another musician.
Let me break it down. It's called jealousy, baby.
Tossing trumpet into the Tiber,
----- Original Message -----
From: Travis Hartnett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 1999 10:34 AM
Subject: Re: Ever feel like throwing your stuff in the garbage?
> It's a lot easier to sound like, say, Jimi Hendrix now than it was in
> >From: Todd Madson <email@example.com>
> >To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
> >Subject: Ever feel like throwing your stuff in the garbage?
> >Date: Tue, Aug 17, 1999, 8:16 AM
> > I was at a music store yesterday trying out some gear and there was
> > 14 year old kid playing a $600 Yamaha synth and I nearly passed out he
> > so good. He was making stuff up that sounded like it came off of a
> > vintage 1970s T. Dream or Eno album. He eventually got tired of his
> > little brother making horrid noise on some other synth so he took off
> > with brother in tow, but amazing - this guy could have been a genius if
> > he'd been heard 20 years ago. It was still amazing as it is today.