By T. Perry Bowers

I love musicians. I have chosen to surround myself with them since I was seventeen years old, earlier than that, if you consider my high school musical theater career. Singing and playing instruments has been one of my daily personal disciplines (and loves) for over thirty…


By T. Perry Bowers

Young Rockers

I’ve always had a sound in my head. Ever since I heard My Bloody Valentine, Jane’s Addiction, Smashing Pumpkins, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, The Verve, Catherine Wheel, Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Etc, I have wanted my band to sound something like that. The tones, the…


Old School

I bought my first four-track recorder when I was twenty or twenty-one. I knew nothing about sound engineering. I barely knew anything about sound. I had a PA system and a microphone that I used to sing through in my practice space. I had a couple of amps for the…


By T. Perry Bowers

This is a heavy time. We, humans, are facing things we haven’t had to face in a long time, if ever. Being locked down and separated from our fellow humans is not natural. We may not all agree whether the powers that be are doing this…


Stay on it.

By T. Perry Bowers

I recently read a book by Aikido practitioner (Aikidoka) George Leonard called Mastery. He talks about what it means to be on the path of Mastery. Note, I said to be on the path of mastery, not being a master. Mr. Leonard might consider himself to…


By T. Perry Bowers

I’ve had my own commercial recording studio for over twenty years. I recently decided to close it. You can read my previous blog “Why I’m Closing my Recording Studio” if you want to know more about that. I still want to record. …


By T. Perry Bowers

This is huge for me. I’ve been in the recording business for more than twenty years. It has always been a huge passion of mine. It’s been such a huge passion that I’ve been willing to lose money doing it. …


By T. Perry Bowers

It makes me sound old I know. All these young whippersnapper bands and their tracks are just ruining music I tell you! Not really, mostly I’m kidding. …


By T. Perry Bowers

Parkour!

This hunting season I’ve been asked to lead a group of hunters. It’s strange for me because I am a relatively new hunter myself. I’ve managed to kill some deer and I was able to harvest a mature buck this year. …


It’s all about the vibe.

By T. Perry Bowers

When I was in my early twenties, I decided I wanted to be a musician. I met my musical partner every day at our rehearsal space in Saint Paul at 7 pm and we practiced. Eventually, I bought a four-track cassette recorder, then an eight-track and…

T. Perry Bowers

I do my best to give up and coming musicians advice and strategies to help them on their journey to success.

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