Johnny Diamond

Story

In bands in the 80s. Now writing and recording again for last 5 years in my home studio.

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

Music is my life. It keeps me sane in a crazy world.

What is your music dream?

To get a wider audience possible publishing contract and sell my music commercially.

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

Clean up the OCEANS

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Anything Beatles

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

New Order, Joy Division, Action Transfers, Y Brodyr Y Ffin, Simple Minds, The Cure, The Fall, Smiths. so many others too.

What inspires you to make music?

The joy of creating something new.

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

Many of my lyrics are written to mean different things to different people, some have a more direct message. I leave it to the listener to decide.

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

Joy

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

Need more live venues for original artists.

What do you think of Drooble?

Only been on here a short time but loving it so far.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Other Musicians attitudes.

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

I get to open mics and gigs whenever I can.

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

Originality. Confidence & Perseverance.

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

Action Transfers. Y Brodyr Y Ffin. Blue Party. Section 25.