Oct 20, 2010: Making a Life in Music, Vol. 3: "Open Mics and The Glamorous Bottom"
As I said earlier, the conflation of real and unreal in music can be
the first stumbling block on the way towards making your life in music.
There are so many conflicting notions of why we make music that it can
be difficult to know what to do, and difficult to know where to begin.
Hopefully, the last section on "goals" was helpful in trying to figure
out your next step.
This episode is about beginning at the
beginning: playing the open mic. When you start out at the bottom all
you have is your love and your music...