Brian Timmis






What is music to you? What does it give you?

lifeblood- listening it takes me elsewhere playing live is a drug writing songs gives me a voice

What is your music dream?

to write the best songs I can that mean something even if they are not commercial. I want to provoke thought

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

the establishment must change

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

albatross by Fleetwood Mac

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Too many-ranging from the Delta Blues players to Chicago to Johnny Winter to Emmylou Harris to Steve Earle to Cassandra Wilson etc

What inspires you to make music?


What is the message you want to send with your music?


How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Full of Adrenaline

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

I would not presume to tell others-they will find their own way

What do you think of Drooble?

Only just started to use it but it seems a good idea.......

What frustrates you most as a musician?

That I can't sing!!!!!!!!

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

watch, play, teach (for free), have run open mic nights, have initiated a poetry festival.....

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

I don't want to be heard by a larger audience if I have to compromise TOO far. Be honest AND entertain

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

i've heard many talented people at little local gigs and open mic nights who will never earn a living with music because they don't get noticed so I dedicate this section to honest musicians and writers