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Re: Andre Lafosse Freebies and sales...

I agree. I don't know if I'm saying this due to sour grape syndrome or if I
really believe it (probably both), but my music and my attitude towards its
creation improved markedly when I stopped worrying about being paid.  Sell
out but don't sell them the muse!


----- Original Message -----
From: "mark" <sine@zerocrossing.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2003 3:49 PM
Subject: Re: Andre Lafosse Freebies and sales...

> I may be half the guitarist, but I gladly trade that for the ability to
> make music with no expectation of compensation at all.  I couldn't do a
> wedding band thing.  Music is too precious to me.  Instead, I now do
> media design.  Total sell out, but they don't touch my music.
> Good luck Andre.  I want to believe you'll succeed.  In a way, you
> have.  On the fringe your either 1) a hack or 2) too advanced to be
> understood my most.  Either way, it sucks, but I think we can all agree
> that you're not a hack.
> Mark Sottilaro
> On Thursday, May 22, 2003, at 12:25  AM, ernesto schnack wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 May 2003 23:11:22 -0700, Andre LaFosse
> > <altruist@earthlink.net> wrote:
> >> Now, that's a better fate than assembling Nike shoes for $2.00 an
> >> hour,
> >> or crawling out of rubble in Baghdad right now.  But when I think
> >> about
> >> all the traffic going through my site, and how little of an impact it
> >> has on my actual day-to-day existence, it makes me wonder how much
> >> time
> >> I may have wasted by focusing so intensely on the EDP, as opposed to
> >> more bread-and-butter things that might actually lead to my generating
> >> some income from the music-related skills I've been cultivating for
> >> about 25 years.
> >>