July 12, 2013


I sometimes get bothered when a musician or hobbyist spends too much time searching for the right gear, and not enough time actually playing the gear.  I think in the consumer world that we live in; we tend to blame the problems on technology – or the technology that does not yet exist.  It’s like having a MIDI controller in a DJ’s rig.  We get the controller because we don’t want to have to deal with out laptop keyboards, but then we need a place to set the controller down.  So we find a stand and hunker it down.  Now we feel limited that we can’t move it and decide that the solution here is to buy a wireless controller.

So we basically went from being lazy to becoming needy in the same process.  I am delighted to see musicians using television trays and other household objects to rest their …