Episode 043

Touring

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

With Justin Lockey (Editors), Jimmy Eat World, John Newman, The Sheepdogs, Fickle Friends, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly and We Are Scientists.

This week the topic is touring. In an age where selling physical copies of your music is no longer the thing it once was, a tour can be essential for bringing in the much-needed cash.

This is a topic that some artists have mixed feelings towards. In Season 1 we discussed the touring with Jon Higgs of Everything Everything (Episode 033) who talked about the balance you need to strike. This them continued in season 2 with more great guests. Justin in particular had an interesting approach to touring that sees him take a different path to the rest of the band.

 
Super close up of Ben with Justin

Super close up of Ben with Justin

 

A common theme is getting the most out of a tour and making sure it works for you. This can mean different things to different people. Hell, it should be really enjoyable travelling the world playing your music!

These are some of the feelings and approaches our guests have. How have you approached touring? Any interesting hacks or stories? We’d love to hear from you.

The good cause for this week is Oxfam which Editors are closely aligned to. Find out more in the links below.

 

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