Rob Byron

Songwriter vocalist and guiatrist

As a songwriter I write two different styles one Neil Young acoustic/Americana style, the other a more upbeat Van Morrison style which incorporates country blues ,soul and a jazzy feel.I also play with other groups as a vocalist and guitarist.Look forward to jamming, and sharing musical experiences







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

It means creativity and it conects me to my soul

What is your music dream?

To get my music out to the big wide world

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

Distribution of wealth

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Like a Rolling Stone

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

George Harrison Bob Dylan Jackson Browne Neil Young Van Morrison The Beatles

What inspires you to make music?

I get inspiration and then I write music.It lifts me and takes me to a very special place

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

I have various messages in my music -to be able to see through the lines not to conform to society's goals and be positive and joyful

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

If its a good connection its a wonderful feeling-thee are many types of audience

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

A lot of people complain but actually there are more opportunities than in the past.However it is still difficult even making great music to find the contacts or appreciation required.Streaming services rule quite a bit of territory and they should pay more

What do you think of Drooble?

Some interesting concepts such as the reviewing system with karma points.In music I would like to see charts of different genres

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Not being able to make a living at it-the mainstream control of songs and their commercialization

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

I go to some local concerts but not many

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

Well its being a musician and a songwriter.I think they have to learn to invest in their careers

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