Zappa, Beefheart, Prince & 22 More On Making Music

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Today Flavorwire has a cool feature, “25 Music Icons’ Brilliant Advice On Making Music.” Among the artists quoted are Prince, PJ Harvey, Brian Eno, Patti Smith and Thelonious Monk.

Captain Beefheart: “If you’re guilty of thinking, you’re out. If your brain is part of the process, you’re missing it. You should play like a drowning man, struggling to reach shore. If you can trap that feeling, then you have something that is fur bearing.”

Frank Zappa: “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”

For the rest, head to Flavorwire.

 

 

 

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