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Late Night Thoughts: To We, The Nearly Departed
Late Night Thoughts: To We, The Nearly Departed
02/21/12 at 11:32 PM by Adam Pfleider
I often wonder what sort of mentality it takes for an artist (solo and band alike) to make it in this industry. I'm not just speaking in terms of how good your PR person is or if your manager has an "in" with the biggest festivals or if a "golden" award means anything beyond the 15 minutes it really holds weight. I'm speaking more of the thousands of bands that start out with the mentality of "Fuck yes, let's do it!" and then one day decide that what they started must be put down. There's a lot of variables in hanging up your guitar on the wall and entering the "real world" of shifting your part time job - when not on the road - into a full time job of the American dream, whatever that may be these days. That sort of mentality doesn't always have to...[read more]
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11:41 PM on 02/21/12
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Crazy good read. That being said, i'm going to miss the heck outta The Ghost Inside when they decide to call it a day. I'd like atleast two more years of solid touring out of them, but that's just me being completely selfish.
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