Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick 020: In Dreams, I Walk… and Walk…
Another (parked) car-cast episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick! This time, I’ve got the lav mic going into my smartphone via the HD Audio Recorder app (which I suddenly can’t find in the Google Play store, making me wonder if it’s some kind of horrible malware and I didn’t know… ah well; works great!)
Anyway, there’s some wind noise and a little background randomness, but I think you’ll find the audio quality is much improved.
This episode, I share some dreams I’ve had lately, and what they might be trying to tell me about my mental health, especially with regard to my creative practice. It comes down to finding a metaphorical safe space to make things… perhaps.
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