Browsing: Life

As the title would indicate, today I turn 31 years old. Not a milestone birthday but an important one to me. This will be the year of exploration for me. It’s a nervous excitement that I feel, but an excitement nonetheless. The last eight years have been an unbelievable whirlwind, doing pretty much nothing but navigating the startup life (3 companies— one great success, one mild one, and one failure). I’ve seen insane highs and lower lows than I thought possible. The stress would at times seem insurmountable yet here I am — another year older, clock still ticking. While I’m certainly sad to know that I’ll be soon closing an important chapter of my life that was my previous company, Circa, I’m ready to start a new one. This next chapter will be one that’s focused a bit more inward, at least for the foreseeable future. I’ve been unhealthy for a…

BT and orchestra performing at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Last Saturday morning I woke to a nagging alarm and a clock that said “4:00am.” So as to not disrupt my work schedule, I went for the flights that took off at hours that only masochists choose. Thus would start an 8 hour journey to Miami, Florida to see just one musical performance by one of my favorite musicians: BT’s Electronic Opus I could write thousands of words about just how incredible the performance was, but to describe in text the entirety of what was witnessed would be a disservice to the moment and its beauty. Instead, I’ll focus on just one part of the show. As a bit of background, BT is one of the most storied and well respected composers of electronic music. He’s not some EDM hack, but rather an incredible musician whose work has…