Mike Pinard


this is an old recording from 2008, production maybe not so good,I will post something nice soon





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

music is a hidden gift ,to be revealed,nurtured ,shared,

What is your music dream?

to freely play the instruments ,to speak freely thru them

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

human rights, and the intentional inequality that has been sewn into our cultures

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

born to be wild

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

neal schon,robin trower,steely dan

What inspires you to make music?

its a natural occurance,a release,a statement,

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

depends on what is happening at the time, my instrumentals are telling a story ,whether hectic,mournful,heartbroken ,frustrated ,angry , or otherwise ,its from the heart,expression,expression,expression..........

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

Free and easy,

What do you think of Drooble?

very interesting ,well overdue,very conductive to expansion of the art

What frustrates you most as a musician?

when venues or other players or groups that restrict or arrange line ups that pin an artist down to following a restrictive format you see, everyone wants you to good ,..but not better than themselves

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

make an appearance , shake some hands ,give encouraging comments,visit venues,encourage players,attend open mic's ect. post positive reviews

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

a sound of their own ,trademark style,ability to breathe an audience

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

Don Morrissette,Carl stohlburg,Jimmy Bell,Christine Bonoli