Music IS motivation.
That, and about a gallon of iced espresso on this 9,000 degree Chicago afternoon :)
Actually, I'm practicing what I call South Evanston Urban Aural Assault (S.E.U.A.A.)......Archaic music vs. the Rap upstairs. I have the much bigger sound system, so perhaps I may have defeated my opponent >;)
Your audio strategy sounds .. sound.