basilwhite (basilwhite) wrote,

  • Music:

I'm done asking permission.

I miss having an urgent need to write every day, but I don't feel like writing deeply right now anyway. I'm working on a music project, and it's the first creative work that's given me any excitement since I quit comedy.

I've created metal rearrangements of country music standards, and I'm holding auditions for guitar and drums to form a band. Kind of an Alice Cooper plays Hee Haw thing. This is what it takes to cure my boredom.

I see local bands and they all seem to passive-aggressively ask audiences for attention, which make me curious as to how an audience would respond to someone to takes their attention without permission or apology. Also I found that comedy performance has vulnerability to the audiovisual behavior attention and focus from the crowd.

With comedy, I couldn't drown out audience distractions with volume. I think I'd like to drown out audience distractions with volume. I'd think I'd like to force some people to pay attention.

More later.

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