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#78 - Will Hull-Brown On The Cat Empire, The Music Industry & Life On Tour

Will Hull-Brown is the drummer of the Australian ska and jazz band, The Cat Empire. He joined up in the July of 2001.

Will begins by telling us about what life on the road is like while having a family. He also  tells us about his concerts around the world. He goes on to talk about the countries where their music is well liked, and also goes on to talk about what got him into music.

He gives us a brief history about The Cat Empire, and talks about their first album. Will tells us what it was like to build their fan base, as well as shares an experience about the worst gig they’ve had thus far. He goes on to talk about the process of making and writing music, as well as the industry in general - how to make money and where the revenue is coming from.

In this episode we get to have a great discussion with a musician, as well as learn about what life in the music industry is like. Another great episode, and one you music aficionados will surely love!

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Show Notes:

  • Tommy’s tribute. [06:48]
  • Will expresses what it feels of having a family while traveling. [8:10]
  • Will’s highway life and concerts around the world. [09:28]
  • Countries who like their music. [12:48]
  • What got him into the music? [15:23]
  • A brief history of the band, The Cat Empire. [18:24]
  • Their first album. [27:38]
  • Building the fan base. [28:40]
  • On their worst gig so far. [30:45]
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Science [33:25]
  • The last time you have waited too much. [34:27]
  • What is hell really look like? [39:50]
  • The actual writing process of making music. [46:50]
  • Doc tells a story of his tattoo. [52:10]
  • Making money in the music industry. [54:30]
  • Where is the revenue coming? [1:01:25]
  • Tommy on the book, Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss. [1:05:45]
  • What is the future of The Cat Empire band? [1:11:20]
  • 6 from 6 [1:15:15]
  • Where is your favorite travel destination? [1:15:35]
  • What is your dream destination? [1:21:41]
  • What books would you recommend? [1:22:45]
  • Who is your biggest role model? [1:24:28]
  • What are the things that you do in your downtime? [1:26:05]
  • When you could invite three people to dinner, who would they be? [1:27:25]

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Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure and life in general.