How to be a road manager according to Goldfinger drummer Darrin Pfeiffer

Goldfinger drummer Darrin Pfeiffer is a versatile guy. In addition to keeping time for the band, he’s also gone on the road and recorded as a hired gun with a variety of other groups. He’s worked as a manager for a bunch of other artists. e’s a blogger for the Los Angeles Kings.

And if that’s not enough, I once hired him to be a radio announcer for 102.1 the Edge/Toronto. (yes, I was his boss). H

In other words, the guy has seen the music business from pretty much conceivable angle. Here’s a video from Hypebot in which he talks about babysitting bands on the road. Yes, Darrin has worked as a road manager, too.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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