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It’s a Long Way to the Top – Diary of a 21st Century Rock n Roll Band – Hitting the Road

Kurt Dahl leads a double life. First and foremost, he is the drummer of Saskatoon rock band One Bad Son (www.onebadson.com). Second, he is writing his Master’s of Law thesis on the future of the music industry, and how artists will continue to make money in a digital world.

The Rock and Roll Report contacted him to write a diary for his latest venture: driving to Vancouver to record new songs with Default drummer Danny Craig as producer. Below are his entries…

Friday Jan. 30 – ‘Rock is Dead, Long Live Rock’

I feel like I’m the living embodiment of Pete Townsend’s immortal lyric “rock is dead they say, long live rock”. We’ve been writing and performing original rock and roll for the past 4 years, and only now do we seem to be making some real headway in the industry.