Month: September 2018

September 26, 2018 austinprince 185 comments

I pull up to Andrew and Kara’s house at 3:30pm on a Thursday to pick up Andrew for our gig with Greenpeace on board their boat The Arctic Sunrise. Kara is on her way out to run a quick errand, but suggests that Andrew borrow one of her scarves because he’d been feeling under the…

September 19, 2018 austinprince 104 comments

I’m playing music on Market Street in front of Westfield Mall in San Francisco as I’ve been doing a few times a week for the past month. I had recently quit my full-time job to open up the space to do this music thing full-time. I wasn’t quite sure what that meant. I’m still not….

September 12, 2018 austinprince 3 comments

The initial phase of writing my music is almost always done in solitude and in the case of “Hard to Bare”, in a blanket fort. But every song that I have completed (written, recorded, mixed, mastered and released) has been the result of collaboration. Often times working by myself I come up with an idea…

September 5, 2018 austinprince 3 comments

The tension between creating for creativity’s sake and using creativity to create a product for other people to engage with is constantly present for me. The rigidity of setting deadlines and grinding to bring something to completion is at odds with the feeling of flow that exists when I am creating for fun. I do…