I recently had the pleasure of talking with bassist Bryan Beller, who talks about his time working for SWR amps, where he learnt some valuable lessons in business management, and why he left after the company was sold to Fender. We also talk about various strategies of how to build a fulfilling career in music, how he overcame having his custom basses stolen, and we talk in depth about the creation process of his stellar new album “Scenes From The Flood”.Continue reading Music On Your Own Terms Episode 32 – Bryan Beller
It’s been a year and a half since I interviewed the guys in Cruel Miracle (episode 4), so I decided to catch up with them and find out what they have been up to, and what their plans are going forward.Continue reading Music On Your Own Terms Episode 29 – Cruel Miracle Part Deux
This episode I have pleasure of talking with Mike Abdow, touring guitarist for the almighty Fates Warning, songwriter/producer for Ray Alder solo, guitarist for Aquanett, and of course, Mike’s own amazing solo material! We talk about what led to his love of music, how he got the Fates Warning gig, killer memorization strategies, touring tips, philosophy, and writing with Ray Alder. I also couldn’t resist the urge to nerd out a little on Mike’s guitar and amp set up, and find out what Mike did before making a living as a musician.Continue reading Music On Your Own Terms Episode 26 – Mike Abdow – Fates Warning/Ray Alder
In this episode I talk to Justin Corley, owner of The Skinny Armadillo Print Company.
Here is my ever first interview! I sat down with the guys in Tester to talk about the band and being a successful musician.