Posts Tagged ‘Music’
“Rob Sheridan, the art director for Trent Reznor’s side project How To Destroy Angels, is up on stage, but he has no instrument. More accurately, he is playing an instrument, but it doesn’t play music — it plays light.” -via Wired
Beautiful and relevant today and everyday…
Please share this video of Dave Grohl giving his Keynote speech at SXSW 2013 with every artist you know, young and old. I’ll admit, it brought tears to my eyes more than once.
@ 5:36 he explains why art doesn’t have to be pretty to be effective.
@ 8:30 he reminds us of art’s purpose.
@ 16:37 the audience groks the influential power of nonconformity.
@ 22:00 you’ll get it.
@ 27:30 if you didn’t get it before, you’ll get it here.
@ 31:02 you’ll understand the term “starving artist.”
@ 35:00 what he says here will shake – you – up inside.
@ 38:38 you’ll understand the term “torture the artist.”
@ 43:39 he brings it home. If you still don’t get it, you never will.
And now, a lesson for the kiddies in censorship: