A constant ebb and flow between states of awe, misery, anxiety, happiness, sadness, ecstasy, depression, appreciation.
It can be a hell of a ride if you can recognize and understand each of these states - most of the time we don’t have a clue which one we’re in the throes of.
Like everyone else I work my way through them, and each day brings a new lesson.
It’s the job of the musician, producer, artist, singer, what-have-you, to express these states of mind in their works.
Through their art, they work as the creative filter to convey emotions and how they see the world.
Take these two sentences:
LMFAO shares as much relevance as Imogen Heap when taken in the context of the human experience.
LMFAO can share as much relevance as Imogen Heap when taken in the context of the human experience.
If that struck a nerve -- this article, like a good song, is doing what art should:
A single word can be the difference between conviction, or a broad world view of understanding.
The filter of authorship in writing, shares many parallels with music, in that the expression largely depends on who’s writing it.
What ideas are you looking to convey in your music?
p.s. If you're not familiar with Imogen Heap (Spotify Playlist)