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and the money’s not coming in. I’m starting to feel the burn out. It’s one of those things you usually think about when you’re on tour or in a hotel room by yourself after a crappy night. I just want to sit back and wait and see what happens with this record, getting married, and moving.” “Being in the music industry these days is like a Catch 22,” he added. “I started touring so much because I couldn’t buy the publicity you’re supposed to get with a radio promotion. I was hoping a tour would get me some attention, but that didn’t turn out that way. And you don’t exactly make a lot of money when you’re touring to pay for those things. It becomes a vicious cycle.” The new record looks to be coming out at the right time. Even though the songs were written long before guys like Bernie Sanders turned the Watch Mike June perform “The Death Of New York” Live NewJerseyStage.com 2015 - ISSUE 10 21