#WhyMusic? Why does it inspire the sh** out of us? Join the conversation at https://t.co/vw7DIsYgps pic.twitter.com/3bQcJasr4r— OnePercentCollective (@OnePercentNZ) May 23, 2016
#WhyMusic? Why does it inspire the sh** out of us? Join the conversation at https://t.co/vw7DIsYgps pic.twitter.com/3bQcJasr4r
Well, music can say things that there are no words for, and instantly shortcut people to their rawest feelings.
I make music for one simple reason: I care about people and the planet. You can’t see it, touch it, taste it or smell it, but molecules of air vibrating against ear drums can move hearts the world over, build bridges where there were once divides and break down the walls that separate us from each other
Music creates a sense of belonging, and I’m happy to give (time, money...) when I feel I belong.
Music has the ability to transcend culture, age, race, language & is the most powerful form of communication. With music you can move, heal, connect & empower complete strangers to do incredible things with their lives.
The greatest thing about music is that it brings people together. We are all starting to realise that the more we work together and understand each other’s needs and wants, the better and more effective our chance is of truly making a difference that works for everyone.
Music reminds me of people I’ve loved, the places I’ve been and the joy of being alive. It’s the best kind of therapy.
Chicago’s Wilco are a super generous band. They’ve done a lot for charities like Farm Aid, and they’ve basically given their Soild Sound festival to a town called North Adams. It’s transformed the local economy, rebuilt local pride, and put the town on the map.
Boston band Dispatch holds pre-concert working bees with fans (for free) doing community projects!
Listening to music makes me feel wonderful things, and keeps me in touch with my emotional and spiritual side as a person. It also gives me a burning desire to create those wonderful feelings in other people too
Music is that one friend that always knows the exact thing to say when you need it, has the ability to comfort you when you didn’t even know you needed comforting, and inspires you to be the best possible version of yourself.