Apocalyptica's Paavo Lötjönen - Over 1500 Shows Step By Step
Despite the success which includes millions of sold albums and over 1500 shows Paavo Lötjönen has kept his feet on the ground. He is enjoying the ride small steps at a time and believes that this is one of the secrets why Apocalyptica is still going strong.
Join us as we talk with Paavo about:
- How was Apocalyptica based
- What type of instruments he played when he was young
- How was he raised in a classical music family
- How much does physical condition effect playing cello
- Shifting energy through music
- How does it feel to travel many weeks with the band
19:47 What kind of an impact success has on Paavo
23:03 The importance of focusing on the present
24:12 How Apocalyptica has stayed together over 20 years
28:08 Tour life after getting children
32:24 One big rule that Apocalyptica has before the shows
The power of the mountains
37:00 Nervousnes and the control over it
How he overcomes his fear of performing
46:00 You can't fool the audience
49:37 Alpine skiing as his biggest passion
Power of the mountains
55:00 Best part of being a successful musician
56:50 Is it good to follow your passion
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