Excellent read that should inspire all deejays/producers/artists with a "day job."
Another benefit of regular posting is it helps maintain consistency, a crucial element to the STLNDRMS’ creative process. Balancing music with an engineering day job, daily beatmaking involves an hour or two of practice on weekdays with the potential for more on weekends. “I call it push ups. I make sure I get some in everyday. Trying to keep the muscles good,” he says.
And just as much as daily reps and consistency are important aspects of his own career, he also wants to model those good habits for his sons. “I got two boys at the house. I’m trying to be a living lesson for those guys and fully illustrate that you can do whatever you feel like doing as long as you’re consistent day to day,” he says.