Sin Against the Talent: “By the late Seventies, Kristofferson was drinking from morning till night every day, sitting in his den watching a giant TV”

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Big Whoop – played my first Nashville open mic…pretty lame, folkz…

Trust me…Columbus, frickin’ Ohio has the best open mics i have played at….

“The greatest original [doers/thinkers] are the ones who fail the most, because they’re the ones who try the most…You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones.”

” Last year the value of vinyl shipments in the U.S. surged by almost one-third, to $416 million—the highest level since 1988″

“…those who scored high on empathy preferred music that had low energy (gentle, reflective, sensual, and warm elements), or negative emotions (sad and depressing characteristics), or emotional depth (poetic, relaxing, and thoughtful features). Those who scored high on systemizing preferred music that had high energy (strong, tense, and thrilling elements), or positive emotions (animated and fun features), and which also featured a high degree of cerebral depth and complexity.”