Music is one famous way to get people moving, dancing, talking or singing. For myself it's a pleasure to create songs when a hard working day is gone. Most of my songs just take an evening being completed from idea to mastering.
I just want to play my music live in front of people. But as well, when creating music with multiple instruments, that's impossible without renting a band or being a bandmate in a local group of musicians. There's no need to make money with my music. I want people get touched for the moment, same as creating a song is just a short time moment of my creativity, feeling and thoughts.
When I started making music many years ago, most of my lyrics where about freedom, love and human beeing, but in case of an perspective to myself. The content didn't changed a lot, but as a mid-aged musician the perspective changed for a larger view. I suppose that I can't change the world, but music can. So changing the world with creativity and music would be my starting point.
A long time I had Breakfast at Tiffanies in mind when thinking about my childhood. But with listening music everywhere via Apple Music, I got a recommendation to Terry Jacks, Seasons in the Sun, and now I can remember well, that Breakfast at Tiffanies was just a song I can join with the girlfriend I had this time.
Terry Jacks, Depeche Mode, New Model Army, Rammstein, Donovan, Disturbed
Well, making music is a very short timeframe. When a song is finished that evening, I normaly never touch that song again to adjust levels or anything else. Sometimes I try some remakes with playing alternative instruments. But for me it's not the same song. In conclusion my inspirations come from everything around me, in short of time.
Music is available everywhere and anytime. Exactly that's the message. From my view it's okay if my music is listened once and being forgotten for a while or ever. We're living in a world we need to accept the ending of everything, especial when we're not fighting for. Freedom, war or anything other related to life of each human is based on that. Understanding this conclusion is most important for me to decide I can accept or need to fight in any way. One of these fights is making music.
I'm always exciting being in front of audience. With any kind of feedback - and audience is one of this - I know I'm not the only one who shares my message.
Being musician could be a business or could be something private. I don't care about playing the same three chords (sometimes two) through a thounsand of songs, I don't care about using drumloops in bad quality and I even don't care my music get listened or not. Playing music is entertainment for many people. Today musicians should think more about being an opposite pole to the industry.
I think it's one way to reach digital audience, it fits well to my message.
For my dayjob I travel a lot, when i missed to get my guitar at my travel, that's very sad.
I spend some bucks to the local musicsessions for childs and parents who doesnt have enough time, money or interest to make music happen to their childs.
Patience and Spirit.
Project Pitchfork Fischer-Z John Allen