i have some word for SoundCloud that might be a little different.
i have been playing piano for fifty years or so now.
Music was always my 'Go To' activity for mental and spiritual health.
After realizing how much of the bliss was lost when i made it a 'job' i decided that it was more like prayer to me then a way to pay bills.
1 day, 4 month, and 18 years ago i 'turned my life over'. Not to some theology but to live free from illegal activities. This came due to a sweet younger lady offering me a chance to be with her. Running large count of LSD across Dead Lot was fun, but rather risky and was always looking over my shoulder. Hurty neck! Weary i was. All left behind for the chance at happiness.
Needing some space between me and the rest of the world, we moved to the middle of nowhere where spring water flows out of the forest into our lives and the creek beckons us to come cool off.
Unknown at the time was the level of drug dealing and crooked cop relatives, their nescience levels, and willingness to be offensive.
Because i wouldn't join the team, it was decided that our lives ought to be filled with lots of false police reports, stress, and hassle to make us move.
After three criminal dismissals and the vaporizing of a $500,000.00 bond, and 56 days incarcerated for nothing, i started to take meetings with the new sheriff. Two cops demoted and moved, another being investigated, things are getting better.
This was when i was introduced to SoundCloud by nFold. Up to this time, i was passing the studio door and not entering for the music reflected the hell and sounded unpleasing and ugly to me.
From the Very First... i started to receive support from All Over The Planet. Specially from a couple of men there in Germany. i could not believe the feeling of being supported by so many that i didn't even know.
Therapy like this CAN NOT BE PURCHASED. But here it was. Quickly i ran out of free time and bought some more, and again some more.
i write you all of this to say 'Thank You, Thank you ever so much from the bottom of my heart and the inner most part of my soul." i sing the praises of SoundCloud to all who will listen thus sincerely hope and pray that somehow this level of personal growth from this level of community support be told to others who struggle.
ALAS, a hermits life i choose to be away from the stench, noise, and behaviors of the mass's, therefore being able to communicate with others like this is IDEAL.
i more humbly invite you to check out some of my 164 uploads.
Thank you a million until you are better paid,