I realized the more fun I had, the more relaxed I was working, the better I worked.
The good thing about Pro Tools is you can actually hear what you're working on, so it doesn't just become this intellectual idea. But Pro Tools can be dangerous, too. It can make things sterile.
But I can only take so much TV, because there is so much advice. I find people will preach about virtually anything - your diet, how to live your life, how to improve your golf. The lot. I have always had a thing against the Mister Know-It-Alls.
With a small town mentality, you make a decision very early on as to whether you are going to do everything by the book or just go your own way and not care.
John F. Tierney