Agressive music can only shock you once. Afterwards its impact declines. It's inevitable.
Control and surrender have to be kept in balance. That's what surfers do - take control of the situation, then be carried, then take control. In the last few thousand years, we've become incredibly adept technically. We've treasured the controlling part of ourselves and neglected the surrendering part.
I think one of my pursuits over the years is trying to answer the question of, 'What else can you do with a voice other than stand in front of a microphone and sing?'
I have a definite talent for convincing people to try something new. I am a good salesman. When I'm on form, I can sell anything.
June Diane Raphael