Secret ingredient for creativity No. 1

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I first came across Brian Eno’s “Oblique Strategies” back in 1999. I was about to go travelling with work and I was gathering together material to keep me from boredom on the plane. At the time I was not a music professional, but I was a musician and I was discovering just how much of a hand Brian had in the recordings I loved.

PAINTING & STRUMMING

As a kid I was big into drawing and painting. I loved creating something from nothing.  I found the immediacy of it, the ability to create something from nothing in 10 or 15 minutes, immensely enjoyable and rewarding. Continue reading