title: it takes a lot of courage to go out there and radiate your essence archive_section: words date: 2013-09-10 tags: essay

I stepped out into the cold night, electronic music thumping behind me. I’d come to see a few of my favorite electronic artists who were touring together this year but I just wasn’t feeling it. I don’t know why I didn’t want to listen this this stuff, I spent the last couple of months psyching myself up for this show, listening to everything I was likely to hear over and over, memorizing lyrics, doing everything I could think of to make this the greatest musical experience of my life.

Even as recently as this morning I wouldn’t have been able to predict this moment.