I'm currently trying to make a living off playing and writing music with my band
Some of my favorite bands/artists: Stones, Beatles, Who, Zep (DUH), Kinks, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Donovan, David Bowie, Funkadelic, Sly & Family Stone, Isley Brothers, Genesis, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Procol Harum etc.
Some of my favorite directors (or films): Scorsese (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Mean Streets) Coppola (Godfather 1&2, Apocalypse Now), Linklater (School Of Rock, Before trilogy, Boyhood), Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan, Jaws, Jurassic Park), Fincher (Seven, Fight Club, Gone Girl, Zodiac etc.), Oldboy, LA Confidential, City Of God etc.
Favorite tv series: Breaking Bad, Seinfeld, Community, Wire, Rick And Morty, Malcolm In The Middle, Batman The Animated Series (Mask Of The Phantasm is AWESOME and underrated check it out), IT Crowd, Daredevil etc.
Favorite comic book writers: Frank Miller (DKR, Born Again, Sin City, Ronin), Grant Morrison (Batman run, Arkham Asylum, Gothic), Alan Moore (Watchmen, V For Vendetta, Swamp Thing, Killing Joke), Scott Snyder (Batman run), Ed Brubacker, Brian Azzarello, Neil Gaiman etc.