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My name is Rob Ash. I'm a retired former professional illustrator/designer who's been a musician for more than 30 years. I did an almost 4 year run in the mid to late 80's making a living in a circuit metal band. I mostly consider myself a serious amateur musician. Everything I know is self taught. so keep it light on the theory if we chat...:)
I'm here to hopefully form new collaborations and to get my stuff critiqued. I'm a member of several other sites where you can get your music critiqued, and I always comment on other people's songs on about a 5 or 6 to 1 ratio when I post on of mine. I don;t have an ego problem, and take criticism very well. Praise is nice, but serious, thoughtful comments on my songs means much more to me. I try to offer the same when I comment on the work of others.
Glad to be here, and I hope my experiences here are as positive and helpful as they have been on similar sites.
"You really shouldn't listen too much to your positive press or your negative press. Both are probably inaccurate. But if you find you must heed the opinions of others, why not choose the 80% who love you?" -Brian Austin Whitney