WHAT’S IN THIS VIDEO: Learning to be a critical listener is a hard thing. The more you do it, the better you get at it. It’s like developing a taste for food – coffee, for example. I realize there’s a huge difference between a good cup and a bad cup. So I experiment and as I do, I find out more and more about a deep appreciation for it. You have to listen to lots of music, discuss it with people, figure out what works and what doesn’t. I love to understand how something works. So I break things down in pieces.