Category: Life

  • The Importance of Structure

    The Importance of Structure

    I’ve been self-employed for just over a year, and in the beginning I really struggled to stay productive. But I found the secret: “be your own boss” should be taken literally; set expectations for yourself that a boss would expect. This is what worked for me: My days start at 8am. I block out time…

  • Drummers Still Exist

    Drummers Still Exist

    Ten years before humans landed on the moon, the Wurlitzer company released a machine capable of producing automated drum-like noises called the “Side Man.” This device was the first “drum machine,” and its spiritual successors would define entire new genres of music. In the decades since the Side Man, humanity finally solved the rhythm section.…