Martin Warnes

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I have worked in the music business for over 30 years releasing music as Resonator, Dub Culture and The Reality Liberation Front. Covering a variety of genres and recording for labels such as Ninebar and Pterodactyl Records my time is spent continually searching for the best recording possible, with varying degrees of success.

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

Without music I would probably be alcoholic or addicted. Music to me makes life worth living.

What is your music dream?

Simply to continue working and creating.

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

Get rid of inherited wealth.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Arnold Layne by Pink Floyd.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Can, Faust, Roxy Music, Hawkwind, Stan Getz, Bigelf.

What inspires you to make music?

The general boredom of life.

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

Be nice and have fun.

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

Nervous, excited and often drunk.

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

Recording and releasing music has become easier whilst getting it heard has become more difficult. Local venues need to be supported and protected from closure.

What do you think of Drooble?

Drooble is a great way to connect with other musicians and get feedback.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Self promotion does not come naturally to me.

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

Generally going to gigs.

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

Huge talent and a very thick skin.

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

The Ferocious Ladoos, V2 and Resomusic.