Telling Stories Through Your Music—A Conversation with Amidy

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Nolan Atkins started DJing house parties when he was 12. “It’s a little intimidating being 12 years old when everyone else is like 20…or 18…so they’re kinda looking down on you.” Which makes sense, because his parents were DJs. He dreamed of being a pro soccer player, but music quickly took the lead. Having gone to the reputable Icon Collective, … Read More

Force Yourself to do Creative Work: Lessons from Mr. Bill

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“I’d rather work unhappily on music than unhappily at a job I hate.” Does creative block exist? Mr. Bill doesn’t think so. He says that it’s just laziness. And I agree. Harsh? Sure. But there’s always something you can do. There’s always something you can work on. Don’t mistake a lack of willingness or enjoyment for creative block. That’s not … Read More