I've basically spent the whole weekend making music. I haven't been this inspired in a while. Maybe the many hours spent learning various instruments and techniques with no specific goal over the last few months (years?) are finally bearing fruit... But it's a strange feeling, since I'm now using that good old DAW I wanted to stay away from in the first place. It's funny how knowledge can be transposed from one tool to another once you've learned something worthwhile.

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What's even more funny is I've worked on developing my rhythmic skills on physical instruments for quite a while, yet I'm now slapping unquantized beats all over the place. I guess they're an accurate representation of my still mediocre coordination, but I'm surprised I ended up literally humanizing my digital workspace, while I was supposed to get more accurate in the physical world. I guess I've learned how to free myself from the tyranny of computerized accuracy.

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