the beatles on stage
the beatles on stage

There’s a calculated formula that seems to be inevitably incorporated into the career of any successful recording artist or band. The starving artist grinds their way to the top, playing every dive bar in the country while living off Ramen noodles, until their illusions of grandeur are fulfilled by signing a record contract. Once that freshly inked signature is cemented over that dotted line, the sky’s the limit. Arena concerts, global tours, private jets; all the rockstar elements that once seemed inconceivable are now a preposterous reality.

But perhaps the most intriguing dynamic to the transition from artist-to-star-to-icon is the…

Mike Frahm

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