Oh dear. Having seen the "interview" option in the drop-down menu is enticing me to get a little carried away.
Most common daydream: Being interviewed by Jon Stewart for a digital release of mine. He's a total suck-up every time I imagine it.
Back in reality, there's no such release, digital or otherwise. At least not of a collective work. This coming August will mark 7 years of composing music under my Zoios pseudonym and, honestly, there's little to show for it. Except maybe 6 hours' worth of completed songs. Bitchin', yeah?
Things have jostled around a bit in the time I haven't kept up with this place; I've moved back to upstate New York, worked 3 years as caretaker of a campground (NOT a ranger, despite what many think of the position), embraced polyamory all over again and now live out in Portland, Oregon with a married couple and their kids, dutifully pleasing the wife as necessary.
I know. If there was ever a reason I'd be popular, it'd be because of SCANDAL!
Musically, there have been more Zoios tunes, a full non-Zoios song made with a friend's creative input ("Pillowscape Narcolepsia" link ) and a number of more personal songs after that. S'funny I never recognized the need to vent or articulate my own emotions before this last year.
And now I'm back here, having remembered a nice bit of support coming from this place.
As before, I find that you folks keep me humble. Seriously, bitchin' tunes. I have a hard time feeling like I've accomplished anything creative when I compare it to things that get released here. Obviously things have gotten a bit slower, but that stuff happens.
All I can say of my current ambitions is the following: Not very ambitious. No longer interested in making money off music. And I'm not so sure my album concepts will ever be declared "finished." Sure, the music is done for two albums (has been since 2008), but without artwork and written stories by yours truly, they just don't seem done to me.
1) I've tried getting art contributed pro gratis - not easy, and I'd rather not pay for art when the projects themselves are going to be free, and 2) I'm far too lazy, and perhaps lousy, to finish the written works like I intended.
So really I'm just sitting on a lump of electro-garble hoping that other people will still appreciate it. No luck, but that's okay. I'm only 26 years old and haven't been making music for very long. I'm not particularly good at it. Even if I was, I haven't made anything lyrical or very catchy.
Still, I rather enjoy what I've been making, and isn't that more precious than anything else? (Don't be afraid to say "No")