Hailing from New Orleans, LA and later Pensacola, FL, he’s played shows in every state in the USA except for Alaska. We talk about life on the road, band vehicles, money, and adventures. At one point we get a little bit philosophical about the Internet, phones, and the state of the music industry today.
It was a very laid-back, fun conversation, recorded on the porch on a nice sunny evening on the Florida Gulf Coast. It felt great being back there and hanging out with a good old friend. I’m sure you can tell from the general vibe of the recording.
Contents 00:02:30 – Food in the States 00:07:00 – The beginning of the band 00:19:50 – Stories from the road 00:24:45 – Finding gigs & winning over an audience 00:26:45 – Glued to the screen 00:37:00 – Based Generation Z 00:40:45 – Putting it into numbers & different ways of success 00:44:45 – Making money off your music in this Internet era 00:46:40 – Drive & reflection 00:51:25 – The vehicles for the band 01:00:47 – Road warriors (Drive By Truckers mention) 01:04:42 – Stories from the road 01:10:35 – Talk radio & podcasts 01:17:24 – Shows in 49 states 01:20:40 – Political correctness 01:24:00 – “Marry a nurse.” 01:30:55 – Advice to young musicians 01:37:08 – Song: “Big Jim Brown – Golden Sun”
Recording details Recorded on June 19, 2017; on the porch of Gulf Coast School of Music, in Pensacola, Florida, USA.
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About Diederik Hoebée
Diederik Hoebée is a Dutch photographer that specializes in landscape, street, and portrait photography.
Living out of a backpack with a camera with one 35mm lens for 18 months fortified his passion for beauty and adventure. His photographic portfolio spans across Europe, the United States of America, Asia, and Oceania. Diederik is always working on photography projects and regularly takes on assignments.
Besides photography, Diederik has cocreated an app for travelers with food allergies, that generates a flash-card for the 14 most common food allergies in 44 different languages without requiring a data connection. He also launched a podcast that reaches thousands of listeners across the globe every month. Guests of the show are entrepreneurs, rock stars, rappers, painters, scientists, writers, world travelers, photographers, and other esoteric life-explorers.
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