Music is a powerful tool, it helps people feel, understand and deal with hardships. Music isn’t a mindless piece of entertainment, listeners connect to songs and for whatever reason through music we can reflect on what we are going through personally. No matter what we might be dealing with emotionally or physically any one song can bring people together simply because we all relate to it in some way. There are many reasons why music is so compelling but here are just a few.
For a lot of people myself included, music can give us a strong connection to a person, place or memory we might have. It’s why so many people are able to reminisce when a certain song is playing, Christmas music may make us thing of time with family or a moment of happiness or a love song might make us think of a past relationship. Whatever it may be music is a hugely powerful tool that enables people to look into their past and I think it’s one of the reasons we connect so much with music.
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The music industry is known for being particularly difficult, countless amounts of musicians struggle with the pressures and expectations that come with working in the business. Many end up giving up which is completely understandable due to demands of being an aspiring musician but if you are determined to make it through and make it a livable career here are a few tips to help you out.
It’s natural to find inspiration in others especially in a creative industry, we aspire to be our greatest role models and that’s great but it’s important not to put pressure on yourself to be on the same level at least not as a beginner. This is much easier said than done, we can’t help but compare ourselves and feel our work isn’t good enough. The problem with this is that it can seriously damage your career, any motivation or inspiration to write and play will disappear.
As long as you continue to make the music you want to make and work hard to get it heard then you do not need tNovember 06, 2018