Mick Pike

Story

music fanatic for as long as i remember. performing since i was 16 years young with Last Orders, then Pike, Dumbdown, cadaver dogs, 315's, Blitzkrieg, currently working three projects. Deadwood Dog, Portillos, Pike the Elder

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Instruments

Genres

Influences

Equipment

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

freedom to vent, breathe, create

What is your music dream?

living my dream

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

people

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

halo of flies by Alice Cooper

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Clash, Stranglers, Psychedelic Furs, Sam and Dave, Simon and Garfunkel

What inspires you to make music?

something inside me

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

live your best life

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

exhillerated, humble

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

to be realistic and become part of the industry on your own terms

What do you think of Drooble?

too soon after 20 minutes to say

What frustrates you most as a musician?

exposure, getting heard

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

watching, listening to other bands

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

talent and luck

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

Daevid Goral Barker