Tony Way


When I was 22 I've been started to learn everything about music and now I'm songwriter, piano and guitar player, singer and true music lover :) I've lost last couple of years to became a businessman to help my Mother live without job and problems with money, but I'm to simple and honest to do it. Making money is not for me. Absolutely. Thank you God for this chance to make music and be happy.







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

For me it's almost everything cause it's only one thing that i can do everyday and all day long. And doesn't matter what kind of option I'm gonna do - listen, play or create new, cause it's all about the same. When I feeling good music in my ears time is passing and I don't regret about it cause this time was really good. If God gonna ask me - "What will you choose - neverending money or opportunity to make music everyday?" You already know me and my answer. Of course I will take money! Hah, it's a joke :)

What is your music dream?

Create an absolutely free creative education for everybody from all around the world who wants to devote his life to music, films, drawing, photography, dance, sculpture or invention. It's my music dream cause I love music and it can make me famous and rich enough to make my dream come true. But why? Cause I see that education is really expensive for many people who is talented but need the resources and help. I wanna break the rules and spend money not for mansions and cars but for making this world better.

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

I'm gonna start with myself.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Bomfunk MC's - Freestyler

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Oh, my tastes are really boring. The Beatles, Queen, ELO, 38 Special, 10cc, Journey, Abba, Procol Harum, Jethro tull, Pink floyd, Elton John, Bee Gees, My Morning Jacket, Kodaline. And classical composers of course like Bach and Mozart. They are perfect.

What inspires you to make music?

I don't know cause it's spontaneous coming inside of me and I'm just like a wire between wordless universe and our ears.

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

Make love, not money. Spend more time with family and friends. Money doesn't make you happy. Think about big things. Travel more. Dream on.

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

Nice. Like it's the only place where I can be myself.

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

I see that changes is coming really close. Now you don't need a big boss to be famous or popular. YouTube can do it better :) But we still need a resources to realize our potential to give this world wonderful music. We must unite!

What do you think of Drooble?

I think it's really nice cause musicians is not an underground party. We are really big part of this world and we have to communicate in one place!

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Tastes of people in my country - Russia. Most people love bad music. It's a really big problem of russian society and I feel myself like a black sheep. Another problem is about whole world. Music just for money. That is the reason of creating so much music that is never goona be popular after ten years. It's like a single-use music.

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

No, thanks. If you wanna talk about it - I'm open to dialog.

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

I think you have to know who is your audience and make songs for them. I think problem of thousands of musicians that they are making music for themselves believing that if they love it, everybody gonna love it too.

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