Hi Ott
Congratulations on Fairchildren. A wonderful album and I was glad to have been able to contribute, all be it a very small contribution.
Now to my question. Would you ever consider listening to music written by your fans who are also musicians or is there just not enough time?

(This is the message I should have sent last night instead of the drunken nonsense which I hope you duly deleted! Sorry, I don't normally do that kind of thing. Ian)

Ott responded on 10/14/2015

The problem with listening to people's music is that, no matter how much they insist they don't, they generally want an opinion and my opinion is worthless because I can't be relied upon for honesty.

If I think their music is great I will say it is great, but if I think it is rubbish I will still say it is great because I don't want to be the person who destroys somebody's creativity with my worthless, negative, bullshit opinion.

So I just don't.

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