Paul Fitzgerald

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-Bassist and songwriter since 13 -Bachelor degree in Music and Sound Recording -Inactive for past 15 years, busy being single Dad to three

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

Where most people treat music as background noise or a happy ethereal distraction, I feel music and sound as almost physically tangible, almost able to be touched and held. Just beyond solid.

What is your music dream?

To create music To perform my music To have my music enjoyed by others also

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

Every child healthy, happy and prosperous

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Delta Dawn- first song I ever knew all the lyrics to, and just from the radio

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

KISS Black Sabbath Led Zeppelin Motley Crue Judas Priest Iron Maiden

What inspires you to make music?

Music..... listening, watching a performance, discussing

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

Whatever a song is about. But nothing is more ridiculous than a musician that takes themself too seriously No matter how serious or popular an album is, it very quickly ends up in the "bargain bin"

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

Happy

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

Sad I'm a fan of albums, not singles And no one seems interested in making full albums anymore

What do you think of Drooble?

so far, so good But it seems everyone is only interested in buttering everyone up for "karma points", rarely see honest opinion or criticism

What frustrates you most as a musician?

other musicians

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

not much I don't get out to see bands much since I have 3 kids and a worthless ex

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

same as it's always been; motivation, perseverance, talent and work!

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

EZO Jim Hoefelt Bill Stefanski