hearing vs. listening

According to Merrian-Webster, the word “hear” is defined as “to perceive or become aware of by the ear,” whereas the word “listen” means “to pay attention to sound.” Hearing is a transitive verb. Listening is an intransitive verb. Hearing is passive. Listening is active. I’m telling you all this because I’m trying to hear lessContinue reading “hearing vs. listening”

what i’m listening to — 5.13.19

I’m a big believer in sharing the work that inspires us. As a result, here are some songs and albums that I’ve had on repeat lately. 1. Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties — Routine Maintenance Imagine if Dan Campbell of The Wonder Years fronted The Mountain Goats, then wrote a series of songs detailingContinue reading “what i’m listening to — 5.13.19”