well thanks to the superior advise of mr formulate, myself and angie got reason 2.5 working on her windoze machine. wasn’t hard at all either. yay!
i have no idea when we’ll have time to work on music together but i hope it is soon. i’d like to learn more about vocal processing and effects before working with such a qualified singer.
today i learned more about the people that work at the subway near work. i go there for lunch almost every day. mr formulate commented that i talk to everyone and it’s almost true. i don’t talk to people i don’t like. people that i don’t like sometimes talk to me, and that becomes awkward on a trace level, something i was talking to adam about yesterday. adam is someone that is regarded by a lot of people i know to be aloof.
i used to get flack for being aloof, but the truth was that i was unaware that anyone had interest in talking to me. usually it was because i was a dj that they wanted to talk to me. i would be minding my own business and someone would come up to me and say “you’re dj arizona!! yeah!!” and i would respond with “yeah.” and then turn my head and go back to the conversation or whatever that i was already involved in, and not come back to that person. i was slightly confused by the attention, but when people started noticing that i was irresponsive if i didn’t know them, they were the ones that were confused. i would meet people, promptly forget their names because the conversation would be about parties or DJ’s.
i never took the time to ask them about themselves.
there was no tangibility.
how was i supposed to remember them?
in any case.. it used to bother me when people would identify me as dj ariz0na and move on without saying anything else. these days i stop and start talking to whomever has initiated the conversation. it sounds like it takes more effort, but it actually takes a lot less effort and i am finding that i am remembering a lot more of the people i meet. so if any of my 5 readers that haven’t met me are going to meet me, bring a story with you.
i’ve got one for you, too.