Category Archives: music




“I’d be biased to think that the community of Geminis is the most consistently in tune with what their spirit is telling them to do or why they have breath in their lungs. But I do think that creative Geminis – Tupac, Biggie, Prince, Miles Davis, all being Geminis – have, throughout history, been really in tune with those things.”

Kanye West flattering my sense of self in Interview magazine

(Via @austinkleon.)

You Still Believe in Me

(Via Explore.)

Being Great

“From the beginning, all I’ve ever cared about is things being great. I never cared about when they were done. Because I also feel like I want the music to last forever. And once you release it, you can’t go back and fix it, so you really have to get it right. And that takes time.”

Rick Rubin

Purple Rain

Albums reimagined as book covers.

Purple Rain


10,000-Hour Rule

Started in ’88, got warm in ’92 / I landed in ’96, that’s the year I came through

—Jay-Z, “Primetime”

Related reading: The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance.

David Lynch Meets Terrence Malick