a quiet place to think about music

My name is Derek Sivers.

I've been a musician since 1984, and a professional musician for 13 years.

ln 1998 I created and

In 1999 I created because I loved how these thoughts from other musicians, about making music, would inspire me when making my own music. is a totally free non-commerical site, here only for your inspiration.

If you have an idea for what else it could be, please contact me.

All of my new projects are at