I have too much music. As problems go, I guess that’s not a bad problem to have. CD’s sit unlistened to since I just don’t have enough time to get around to playing them. I don’t have a lot of spare listening time between my regular job, preparation for my show, and the multitude of TV shows that I try to keep up with before the DVR disc is full.
People send me lots of CD’s for my show, and I listen to as much as I can. That means there is little time in my life to listen to music for pleasure, so CD’s that I have bought usually go unlistened to for some time, usually until I have to check them out for an upcoming show feature. Such was the case with Santah’s debut album “White Noise Bed.”
I saw Santah live in October of 2011 at The Cubby Bear in Chicago, opening for Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. (now knows as JR JR). I must have enjoyed their set, since I bought a copy of “White Noise Bed”. Here’s the thing: If you give me your CD at a show, I am compelled to listen to it ASAP and play the songs that I like on the show. However, if I buy your CD, it goes into the pile of “music not listened to”, and I will eventually get around to it and then play it on the show if I like it.
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