Benefits of making music

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SkinTex
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Benefits of making music

Postby SkinTex » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:43 pm

As far back as I can remember I've always been fascinated by the act of music making. It started back in the 80s, while checking out a demo of "Bronsky beat" on an Mitsubishi MSX. Due to a weird quirk I won't ever be able to play the guitar or play the piano. But making it on a computer.... Well.... That was my way to compensate and a world opened up through something lousier than a 90s PC speaker.

I never truly understood that drive. While the other kids were outside climbing trees, playing games, watching TV and whatnot, I was up in my attic reveling in my symphonic delights. It felt it gave me more than other activities would. Dopamine, perhaps.

In hindsight I'm starting to realize I had a point. Today, I came across an article which illuminates this thought and I would like to share it with the musical creators on this forum. Perhaps this may answer a question you had about making music as well. Apparently it's more than a way to express or emote.

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Disclaimer: I don't know the site itself, but considering every point has a source it seems to be trustworthy.
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planet-h
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Re: Benefits of making music

Postby planet-h » Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:24 am

Thank you for sharing, SkinTex. Intersting article, indeed. Was a good read;)

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