No One Cares About What You Do

Let's get this out in the open—no one really cares about what you do. 

No one cares about all the time and hard work you've put into your art.

No one cares about the devotion you have to your art.

It may sound harsh, but it's true. 

Music has changed over the years. It used to be that listening to it was a ritual. You took the album out of the cover and sleeve, you put it on the turntable and cued up the music. Then you reveled in it. Often you spent hours gazing at the cover art and reading the liner notes. You knew who all the musicians were, and who wrote the songs.

Now, with streaming, all that is lost. People just call up the music they want to hear, and that's it. There are no liner notes, or musician credits, on Spotify or iTunes. So you could play drums on the biggest record of the year, and no one would even know it. And most people wouldn't care.

It's a strange world out there today. When we lost touch with actual physical product, we lost touch with being a part of things. When you had to hold a record or CD (or book or magazine), you became a part of things. You can't hold a digital file. You can't feel a connection with things.

Remember to care about the music and art around you, especially if you want others to care about yours.

~ MB

Deconstruct Yourself™️

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