Self-expression. It's almost like journaling to me. It gives me a means to sort through daily thoughts via a creative rapport with myself.
To casually record my songwriting at my leisure...and just happen to have some people care about and get something out of it.
Income inequality and prioritizing education.
Elliott Smith, Stephen Malkmus, Pavement, Built To Spill, Grandaddy, Sparklehorse
Anxious as hell.
When you can't successfully go from demo to proper recording. Something is off, unsatisfactory, and you end up retrying over and over.
Chad VanGaalen? Love Language? Jason Molina?