So here I am. I am a technology zealot, I love gadgets and basically anything that requires a power source in order to operate……….. BUT social networking… I have fought every step of the way. First there was myspace. I came to the party really late. While recording the album, I felt a lot of pressure to respond to people right away, and it kind of felt like another job at times……. BUT through myspace I made a lot of fans, a lot of friends…. (real talk — a fling and a flirt, or two), and a trip to the UK to record the first and third singles on the Reel People « Seven Ways To Wonder » Album … Then I fought facebook. When I signed up for it, I freaked out as it scanned through my emails like a bone collector looking for skeletons in my closet. I remember warning Miles (my manager) about how the process was like a cyber colonic or something…… BUT then I made some more fans, and some more friends and started to actually be « social » online…….. Which brings me to the present — twitter and blogging.
There used to be 3 stations ABC, NBC & CBS. Somehow their programming lineup catered to a nation. It’s funny that we now have literally 1000’s of channels and nothing is ever on. Why is that? Could it be that most of it is just noise? In order to fill a 1000 channels you can’t really take the time needed for everything to be great – you have to meet deadlines and such ( but that’s another story). I started to worry about contributing to the noise. I mean….. getting an update to my phone telling me that your lunch didn’t come out the other end well, just really doesn’t seem that important to me….. so I probably won’t be updating this blog like that. BUT I would love to let you into my world, and as an artist/person, let you know how I think.
So welcome to thought process. I want this be an interactive experience because your thought process will help me grow. So please feel free to comment.
This blog was inspired by a very special friend of mine who’s blog I always read. I think I realized that what a blog allows you to do is listen. There is no way to interject and interrupt the other persons thought stream and in that way you can really get a deeper understanding of who they are.