The ambitious dreams and aspirations of childhood are slowly replaced with reality as we age. Whether that's a good thing or not is up for debate. Are we better off living in the "real world", being happy with mediocrity and monotony? If you find yourself dreading studio time, or more than a few small parts of your production process, you may be overdue for some soul-searching. Find the excitement and ambition that got you interested in recording in the first place. Even if you don't become the King Midas of audio engineers overnight, you might find a bit more joy in the production process than usual.
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