Canadian producer iLL Gates gives an inspiring talk about how to start and finish your recording projects. He shares his thoughts on productive habits including journal writing, drinking coffee, and why you should ditch the latest software in favor of a pen, piece of paper, and pair of scissors. Get up early, turn off your cell phone, don’t light up that joint. Know when its ok to be OCD about a pad sound, and when to move on. You can listen to this speech on headphones and take a walk.