Mark Neddeau

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

Life, emotions, escape, release, enjoyment, contemplation, composition, expression, voice, peace, joy...sadness, anger, frustration outlets... and so much more.

What is your music dream?

LOL To write and perform (sing) a Rush tune with my Favorite Trio. God's sake I even did ACTUALLY, in my sleep, Dream it once...I am a touch embarrassed by this almost childish dream...

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

Addictions Counselling , it's not QUITE a goal yet, but considering a degree...

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Teddy bear by Red Sovine

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Rush, Pink Floyd, Foo Fighters, Dream Theater, U2, Big Head Todd and The Monsters, Chris Rea, Widespread Panic, R.E.M., SRV, Joe Bonnamasa, Doyle Bramhall ll, Third Day, Resurection Band, Wallflowers, Train, Tonic, Toad the Wet Sproket

What inspires you to make music?

Just Life... I haven't written in a long time, though. I am a singer / songwriter, not musically inclined, (sing by ear)

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

People are the MOST important thing in LIFE

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

Confident in ability, usually stiff and self conscious about "acting out" like a proper front-man lol. I don't USUALLY have much of a "Stage Presence"... I stand and sing

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

Bright, with tools JUST like this online "Networking" site.

What do you think of Drooble?

too soon. just checking it out

What frustrates you most as a musician?

I never have done it professionally

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

No not much, I need to limit my Night Life scene because of addictions issues and keeping clean

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

PASSION and TRUE originality seem to be on the decline... we need to bring it BACK

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

BONEPONY, John Prine, O'Keefe Music Foundation