Originally Posted by bermuda
I dunno, I don't think a budding young drummer or guitar player confuses a TV singing contest with being a musician. Today's youth is pretty cycnical about that stuff, and hopeful players don't have any illusions about TV being the path to a career. They know all about jamming and making recordings and posting them on Soundcloud and YouTube. A singer is a different matter, but they still need players, and/or someone with a computer, and the internet.
I would say that is fairly accurate; he has been on this mini crusade ever since he bought the old mixing board and then made a movie about it. He comes across as too hip for shoes but he is no slouch in the self promotion craft.