Nocturnal Issue II - Page 22

VIVACIOUS — TRAVIS "CHARMZZ I" LAWRENCE

How you’re feeling is quite possibly the truest and most honest way of describing your views towards something. I mean, how can anyone question how you feel? If you feel it, then how can anyone convince you it’s wrong? The Oxford dictionary describes the word feeling as ‘an emotional state or reaction’ and ‘an idea or belief’. I’d say this is nicely described, however the word feeling funnily enough is best defined through feeling.

Each thing I’m interested in fills me to the core with a feeling I crave. One of my biggest passions on this planet is definitely music. There are hundreds of things about music I love, from its ability to mood-lift, to its ability to take you back to a specific memory like some sort of time-machine. One thing I can’t seem to get enough of though is that feeling of hearing a song for the first time and falling in love with it on first listen. It’s a feeling I find so addictive. Almost every day of my life I go in search of this emotional state, listening to new material regularly to find that track with the right vibrations and frequencies that resonate so wonderfully with me.

Because my addiction to this feeling is so strong, I’m always taken aback by how often I hear or read others making comments such as ‘they don’t make ‘em like they used to’. Or, ‘most of this new music doesn’t excite me’. There’s just so much magic to choose from. If you’re not finding gems then you’re definitely looking in the wrong places. Dig a little deeper, the Internet is at your fingertips.

I make music myself and it is a downer slightly when people can’t appreciate the golden oldies and classics without taking a small dig at what’s being created today. We’re all creators and architects on this planet and we should be looking to push things forward at all times. Nostalgia is a feeling I love to indulge in at times, but I enjoy a healthy balance by exploring new material and new artists daily.

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