"Relative to other careers, the stresses musicians face are unique," writes a member of JR JR.
The Thermals front man offers up a starter kit for touring bands.
Greta Morgan (Springtime Carnivore) talks sleeping in weird places, rejection and leeches.
Derek Kiesgen (Bear vs. Shark) waxes poetic about the band’s favorite tour pastime.
Plus check out some exclusive photos from the road.
Dana Falconberry’s most recent tour is every avid camper’s ultimate vacation.
Rachel Browne (Field Mouse) talks channeling pain into music — and not being special, being relatable.
Hutch Harris (the Thermals) talks expectations and being the guy with a guitar at a comedy show.
Val Loper (Bear Hands) celebrates ten years of not imploding.
During the madness that is tour, you can enter a unique and enchanted headspace. That's when it becomes surreal, magical and, above all else, fun.