I figured I would stop regurgitating exactly what was on HI54LOFI.COM and start using this tumblr as a mostly wordless representation of the things I've been listening to, watching, reading and any other verb that keeps me from doing the things I should be doing.

On the one hand, information wants to be expensive, because it’s so valuable. The right information in the right place just changes your life. On the other hand, information wants to be free, because the cost of getting it out is getting lower and lower all the time. So you have these two fighting against each other.

- Robert Levine, excerpt from ‘Free Ride

This quote pretty much sums up the two sided struggle of being a musician—or any type of creator—these days (basically, replace ‘information’ with ‘music’ or ‘art’ or ‘etc.’ in the above quote and you’ll see how it fits). For a really good write up on the book that is going on my christmas list, head over to Brain Pickings (which is also where I found out about this book and have found out about so many other interesting things).