Mike, aka The Mikeyman, was born on America's birthday, in L.A. CA. Dad was into music and always had guitars and drums about the house. Since his big brother had already picked up the guitar, Mikey decided to learn percussion. He had a knack for it instantly. Mikeyman got into Rock and Roll at a fairly early age, enhancing his ability to play the harder stuff easily. At around age 10, his step dad turned him on to Jazz drummer Buddy Rich ... he was determined to play like that someday.
Excelling in athletics, motor sports and music, he got hungry for something new so somewhere around Jr. High School (that's what they called it back then) Mike got his first computer ... a Radio Shack MC-10. Soon after he graduated to the TRS80 and progressed pretty good. He was playing in an all-original band called Mood Swing. With little time left on his term with the
USN, Mike rekindled his interest in computers. Upon discharge he hooked up with MCI and got his start in the Wide World of Networking. A few years down the road, he moved to Amsterdam as a pivotal piece in their cable Internet.
Mikeyman has recently picked up an interest in guitar and bass ... he's coming along pretty good too. Now with 3 kids, an impressive resume, a couple of musical projects and a basement full of
kick-arse equipment the Garage Radio idea was born. Brother John, aka
Roadrash, Knew this was a killer idea and came aboard. You can experience Mikeyman's efforts all over Garage Radio, from the stream to the database, and all the backend stuff you can't see. Here's a little more you probably didn't know about him:
Real Name: Michael Sean Foxworthy
Age: Aprox. 21 or maybe a bit more.
Location: Worldwide baby!
Interests: Drums, Music with Drums, Computers that support drums and drummers, guitar, boats, stock market
Favorite Beer: beer
Favorite Musicians: Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Max Roach, Niko McBrain, Vinnie Paul, Mike Foxworthy
Turn Ons: Cool People, Honesty, Self respect
Turn Offs: I pretty much dig everything. If I don't like I just don't deal with it.
Favorite Instrument: DW exotic with pomele finish
Favorite Quote: Don't thank me, Thank God for people like me!
Recent Projects: Mood Swing, Theory, Downside
Current Setup: 2001 DW exotic with pomele finish 7 piece. Pearl 500 rack, DW double pedal, Sabian and Zildjian cymbals. And a whole shit load of electronics.
Favorite Songs: All of them
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