[BONUS] "The Danger of Creativity" (author​-​read essay)

from by Michael Garfield



Originally written for my visionary music blog at iggli.com, later republished at Daniel Pinchbeck's community news feed realitysandwich.com, this essay concerns itself (and you) with the unavoidable danger inherent in creativity itself. At the very least, the creative act changes you; all too frequently, we pursue it beyond our own depth and go mad or lose our lives.

Here read aloud, slightly (~ 1%) abbreviated for time.


from Vanishing Act EP, released December 17, 2009




Michael Garfield Austin, Texas

Lush, atmospheric, and ecstatic tunes erupting from the intersection of acoustic and electronic music – pedal-heavy. percussive acoustic guitar psych-western Cosmic Americana. Marrying the singer-solo-guitarist and electronic live producer, Michael welcomes listeners into driving and dynamic, emotional and groovy spaces spanning folk tradition and the avant-garde. ... more

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