Former progger, now acoustic heavy mental, and funked Tele.
It says what we cannot.
Music for good.
Rewind to the primal vibration of Pink Floyd's 'Echoes'. See what happens.
Not just one, sorry... Witchita Lineman, Tchaikovsky piano concerto 1, I Am the Walrus, God Only Knows, Changes, Satisfaction, You Really Got Me, Substitute, Classical Gas, Alone Again Or...
Mike Stern, Michael Hedges, Miles Davis, Elbow, Led Zeppelin, Dave Matthews Band, Nick Drake, The Band, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, The Beatles...
It should speak for itself.
It's been a while... first gig terrors - I played first bars a tone flat. Last gig, for a moment, in a world with no audience...
Low entry barrier and so it's a crowded space. Getting heard is hard. File sharing can undermine creative musicians' rewards. Musicians have to network and take care to protect their work.
Making the time.
There is a meritocracy in music but it can be a very slow burn. Musicians need to understand the methods of music promotion. Social media, radio, clubs... to be heard, all these possibilities have to be pursued, or you need to get someone who will do it for you.
Shane Theriot. Rock/jazz/funk/R&B/blues. Rarely in the limelight but one of the best guitarists around. Features in Daryl Hall's band. Michael Hedges. Inspired Andy McKee and many, many others. Spaced out innovator and showman. R.I.P Michael.