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RE: Ever feel like throwing your stuff in the garbage?
another possible angle on this. there are people who have more "natural
talent" than others - - and do nothing with it. and there are others who
have to work their asses off to try and make something - - and succeed. i'm
sure that we have all known people like this.
> 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.
> Meow! <hissing>
> Let me break it down. It's called jealousy, baby.
> Tossing trumpet into the Tiber,
> > It's a lot easier to sound like, say, Jimi Hendrix now than it was in
> > TH
> > > 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
> > > 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
> > > he'd been heard 20 years ago. It was still amazing as it is today.