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The Unstarving Musician

The Unstarving Musician’s Podcast features interviews with indie music artists an industry pros who share their experience and expertise on songwriting, recording, touring, getting gigs, marketing, and much more. It’s all intended to help indie artists to more of what they love–make music.

Oct 3, 2020

Mike Dawson, Pro Drummer, Editor Modern Drummer MagazineThis "rewind" episode features Mike Dawson from his first appearance on the the Unstarving Musician, which was episode 1 of the podcast. Mike has also been featured in episodes 25, 50 and the "best of" episode 100.  He is Managing Editor of Modern Drummer Magazine, a pro drummer, co-host of The Modern Drummer Podcast, and a music educator.

This remains one of my favorite Unstarving Musician and is among the most popular episodes of the podcast. Our conversation covers Mike's prolific hustle as a gigging and studio musician, family life, music education, his early music influences, business, marketing, YouTube and more.

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