physical presence

Billy Momo Says: The magic of physical presence

Billy Momo #7,  physical presence. by Tomas Juto   These days it’s very much possible to start a band, with a musician you’ve never met, on the other side of the planet. Super, super cool and it opens up possibilities for collaborations that probably never would have happened without the technology we have today. I think…

Mint conditions

Billy Momo Says: Mint conditions

Billy Momo #6, Mint. by Mårten ‘Hotlips’ Forssman, (harmonica)   Mint condition it said… but it sure didn’t taste mint. There’s a whole lot of different kinds of harmonicas out there, and I had been looking for quite some time for a bass harmonica, and finally one day, I found one I could afford on eBay,…

kindness

Billy Momo Says: Does vanity kill kindness?

Billy Momo #5, Vanity vs. Kindness. by Tomas “Barba” Juto   A friend of mine posted on facebook the other day that people shouldn’t give to charity and then post about it on social media. They should keep it to themselves for it to be an honest act of kindness. And I said something along the lines that…

earnest

Billy Momo Says: The importance of being earnest (And grumpy)

Billy Momo #4, Being earnest (And grumpy). by Tony “Gramps” Lind (drums, vocals)   What’s the best part of simultaneously being a grumpy old guy and an instrument owner (a.k.a. ”musician”)? Well, first of all, you’ve had years and years of honing your craft and your artistic voice, in other words, you should by now at…

drama

Billy Momo Says: New album, new drama

Billy Momo #3, Mo Music, mo drama. by Tomas “Barba” Juto   I’ve never been one of those great lyricists that can just make up a story about a heart broken blind man who is unhappily in love with a deaf woman cause he can’t find a way to chat her up, and build an amazing…

band name sucks

So very sorry that your band name sucks

Your band names sucks,  No Fear, The GTC is here! Coming up with a band name or an alias for those basement dwelling singer-songwriters looking for a nice disguise to hide your fears, And face it, Destroy She Said and Hot Streak are taken (allegedly)…The GTC team has decided to come up with some fresh ideas each week…

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams The First Time I Was Rattled by a Heckler (Excerpt from New York Times) (New album, Prisoner out 17 February 2017)   “As I approached the heckler’s wooden pew, I was shocked. He was only a few years older than me. Unshaven, bleary-eyed. He had on a baseball hat and seemed so drunk that…

Flavor Flav

Flavor Flav

Flavor Flav quotes.   “I grew up playing about 15 instruments and the way that I was able to accomplish that was by cutting my classes, hanging out in the band room all day, and going from one instrument to the next to the next, until I learned how to play everything by ear.” –…

band name sucks

Well, Your Band Name Sucks

Your Band Name Sucks   by Global Texan   Coming up with a band name or an alias for those basement dwelling singer-songwriters looking for a nice disguise to hide your fears, And face it, Destroy She Said and Hot Streak are taken (allegedly)…The GTC team has decided to come up with some fresh ideas each week…

Hi, Your Band Name Sucks

Your Band Name Sucks by Global Texan   Coming up with a band name or an alias for those basement dwelling singer-songwriters looking for a nice disguise to hide your fears, And face it, Chumbawamba and Stealers Wheel are taken (allegedly)…The GTC team has decided to come up with some fresh ideas each week in…

band name

Your Band Name Sucks

Your Band Name Sucks   by Global Texan   Coming up with a band name or an alias for those basement dwelling singer-songwriters looking for a nice disguise to hide your fears, And face it, Le Tigre and Voivod are taken (allegedly)…The GTC team has decided to come up with some fresh ideas each week…

band name

Your Band Name Sucks

Your Band Name Sucks   by Global Texan   Coming up with a band name or an alias for those basement dwelling singer-songwriters looking for a nice disguise to hide your fears, And face it, No Use For A Name and Def Leppard are taken (allegedly)…The GTC team has decided to come up with some…