John Mark Culp

John "Mark" Culp

Long time songwriter and singer/guitarist. Recently formed a recording internet band called "Dead Letters". Check us out on Facebook @deadletters123. Working on our first album.






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

Music is the release of your soul. An idea which is the birth child of inspiration.

What is your music dream?

To be heard by the people who love to be creative, and make an impression and leave a legacy of music lovers around the world.

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

The disconnect between people. We all share the same planet , but live in different worlds.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

In the year 25/25

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Alice Cooper , Pink Floyd, The Doors, Motley Cruie, Tom Petty, to many to list

What inspires you to make music?

Something that has always lived inside me. An emotion, a memory, an event...

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

Freedom to live the way you want to live. Sometimes a fantasy to escape everyday life or trigger a feeling.

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


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

Everyone is different. Some just copy what ever is hot at the moment. The ones I like write and perform from the heart and soul.

What do you think of Drooble?

It's a nice platform. There is a lot of great talent here. I don't really spend as much time as I should, however a good platform to get listened to, as well as hearing new artists.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Who's frustrated? Music fulfills my soul. Some people dig it, some don't. There are haters and there are music lovers. Every generation picks their heroes.

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

I record local artists and do some of their demos. Go to a show ,and give encouragement and positive feed back, but always honest.

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

Marketing skills on social platforms. Sounding as professional as possible. Knowing your audience and creating a community.

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

Kattie Ferarra, a busker in LA California. She now has a new album coming out. You can see her oh Music Cash Nov. of 2019.