“Writing for me is always about truth, and I didn’t want to tell my truth.”- Taura Stinson
“It’s basically me trying to flesh out why I tend to romanticize substance abuse, why I have a tendency to constantly search for that next high.”-Hayden Maltese
“When I’m producing, I forget about this anxiety.” –Matt Sassari
“Depression and anxiety comes with being creative…having those feelings comes with making stuff, taking risks, and putting yourself out there.” – Jane
“Mental illness, it is a lot better than it was before, but it’s still very very stigmatized.”
“When it comes on, there’s no way to escape it. It’s just like a train that’s just flying at you, and you just freeze…”-Nathanael Wolfe, Co-Founder Zenso
“That’s why I wrote the song, so no one else will forget about him.” -Danny Brook.
“That stuff started hitting me. It drove me to create the record with my band.”–Keith Murray
“The most important rules that I learned with being able to cope with depression is to not see sadness as something negative because when you see it as negative, you fight against it. When you see it as uniquely beautiful…so positive and so poetic, then the sad parts of life are just as important as the happy things.” -Justin Phillips
“I poured my pain into my work and I poured my love into my work, cause for me, the most painful thing when a relationship ends abruptly is that what do you do with all that love that you’re still holding? So I poured all that love into a show for Lucent and just poured it in there, and the pain too, it was all there.” -Dream Rockwell.