Option 1) A few days at home resting, relaxing, recharging the batteries on some much needed time off; or, Option 2) Working in a place you haven’t been before with a slight amount of trepidation about the destination. Summer for me has been incredibly busy period with days off and solid rest time at a
Sometimes when you are given a list of dates and there are certain ones which spike your attention. Sometimes the list of dates can appear difficult to comprehend for logistical reasons. Sometimes both of these things happen together. This last week has been one of those times. However I must start by addressing the absence
When working in this, or any freelance industry it is important to have a project on the go virtually at all times. I am a big believer in the phrase ‘work breeds work’, meaning that if you are busy you will continue to be busy. I also like the theory that I once heard a
This month I thought I'd give you an insight into the backstage world of the infamous Young Drummer Of The Year show, an event that myself and a colleague from DTS were asked to help run. I received a call from the boss - Mike Dolbear - in late December 2017 asking about my availability.
Hello, and welcome to my new monthly blog here on mikedolbear.com. You may have read last month’s introduction piece where I answered some basic questions about myself, what I do, who I work with, how I got started in the industry etc. This month I thought I would embellish some of this information so that