syd.: If Bob Lefsetz Isn't Listening, Who Is? →
sydmusic: (Written late last night, April 5, 2012) I had what counts as a great day in the music business today. Records I’ve worked on are coming out better than I dreamed, my band’s summer tour is coming together and I have been re-energized by my recent vacation. Today our little record label found…
Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your...– Bruce Lee
New favorite Billy Collins poem, "Breathless."
Breathless Some like the mountains, some like the seashore, Jean-Paul Belmondo says to the camera in the opening scene. Some like to sleep face up, some like to sleep on their stomachs, I am thinking here in bed- some like to take the shape of murder victims flat on their backs all night, other float face down in the waters. Then there are those like me who prefer to sleep on their...
Laney had recently noticed that the only people who had titles that clearly...– William Gibson, Idoru
To present a whole world that doesn’t exist and make it seem real, we have to...– William Gibson
Stand high long enough and your lightning will come.– William Gibson
I think I’d probably tell you that it’s easier to desire and pursue...– ― William Gibson, Idoru
The deadliest bullshit is odorless, and transparent.– ― William Gibson
"The Sad Irony of Selfishness," by Seth Godin
I read this blog today and it reminded me how I wish in the music industry that we were more selfless and giving with each other. I wonder what that would look like..? Read The Sad Irony of Selfishness.
I wonder how you are going to feel when you find out that I wrote this instead of you that it was I who got up early to sit in the kitchen and mention with a pen the rain-soaked windows, the ivy wallpaper, and the goldfish circling in its bowl Go ahead and turn aside, bite your lip and tear out the page, but, listen-it was just a matter of time before one of us happened to notice...