TJ Lockwood








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

Relaxation, Fun, Knowledge......

What is your music dream?

A job in the music industry

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

Get rid of Donald Trump

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

"The Hills and Far Away" - Led Zeppelin. It was before my time, but it really got me into playing guitar.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Steve Vai, Eddie Van Halen, John Petrucci, Van Halen, Dream Theater, Mike Portnoy, Satriani, etc......

What inspires you to make music?

Relaxation, Creativity

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

Anyone can do it if you're dedicated and practice

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

Stage fright

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

Less electronic manipulation. Back to playing straight through without a ton of effects.

What do you think of Drooble?

Seems cool so far.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Nothing now. When I first started playing an instrument it frustrated me that I couldn't play a song when that's all I wanted to do.

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

Somewhat. A lot of people that I know that were in bands now have families. They don't get out and play much.

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

Stay grounded. A lot of bands start getting big and forget about their fans.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

My friend Patrick. He lives in Oregon.