I got 99 problems but music ain’t one

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  • It’s been six months that I’ve had my last release.
  • It’s been almost a year that I’ve played more then four gigs in one month. 
  • It’s been more then a year ago that I’ve finished a track. 
  • It’s been more then a year that I felt like making music
  • It’s has been almost a year since my last international gig.

While summing up these facts about my own life in the last year, I notice that I had no clue that it has already been so long ago since I’ve had fun with music. I can still remember the moment that I made the decision to quite music but the months after that just went by so quickly and are pretty vage to me. There are a few things I do know:

  • I didn’t felt the urge to make music for a long time. 
  • I didn’t felt the urge to play DJ sets for a long time. 
  • I didn’t felt the urge to update my social media for a long time. 

It’s so weird that something you’ve done day in, day out with love and passion for the last few years suddenly just doesn’t attract you anymore.

After the decision to quite I literally didn’t pay any attention to the music scene any more. 

  • I stopped following artists on social media. 
  • I stopped visiting Beatport to find new music. 
  • I stopped checking my promo mails.
  • I stopped everything regarding the music scene.

The music scene brought me to my knees but I recovered and rediscovered myself in a new way. It’s important to know what your looking for in life and to know how you want to live it.

You might say I am pretty done with music after reading this. The funny thing is that after all these months, all these months of my non-music life, the love and passion for music is coming back to me. I can finally enjoy music again! I’m listening to podcasts, searching for new music, playing DJ sets and producing music again and the important thing is: I’m doing it because I feel like doing it with love and passion.

The music scene brought me to my knees but I recovered and rediscovered myself in a new way. It’s important to know what your looking for in life and to know how you want to live it.

I discovered that music is a big part of my life but not in the way that I’ve lived it in the last few years. I need music in my life. 

OK, what’s the lesson of all these words? 

Sometimes you have to take a step back to move forward. 

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