The following is an interview I conducted with former Dire Straits drummer, Pick Withers, in 2010. A shortened version appeared in the July 2012 issue of Modern Drummer magazine. This is the full,
The following interview took place during 2010 when Jamie Little was touring the UK with Texas Blues artist, Hamilton Loomis. It first appeared in digital format on the ADC Drums website.
Mention Birmingham or the Midlands of England, and most people visualise an industrial landscape, dominated by concrete, motorways, pollution and silent factories that were once the lifeblood of the British car industry. Behind this somewhat blinkered façade, it is easy to forget that the area spawned a music scene [...]