Rob Compa is the lead guitarist and member of the Dopapod band.
Lead guitarist from Dopapod just released his first solo LP and talks about how it came together. Challenges of writing the music and then having the courage to put it out, biggest lessons learned, NOT having to write a certain way, some controversial subjects in his songs, dealing with self-doubt and personal challenges in his lyrics, and loads of other cool stuff. Extremely talented band member, sideman, and now artist: Subscribe  Facebook: Instagram:  Twitter: 
Rob and his friends formed what turned out to be Dopapod while at Berklee… 6 Studio & 4 Live LPs later, he’s toured all over the world. He’s also played as a sideman and has played with Dweezil Zappa, Moe, Mike Gordon, Oteil Burbridge, Scott Sharrard, Michael League, Snarky Puppy. Rob discusses what prompted Dopapod’s recent 1-year hiatus and how he (and the band) was impacted by the break, close family ties, why he left Rochester, guitars, being more open minded, best decision he’s ever made, being a better friend, more. Really honest convo: Subscribe Facebook: Instagram: Twitter:
Guitarist Rob Compa joins host Andy Hogan to discuss time away from Dopapod, life in Burlington, various musical side projects, and upcoming debut solo album! Plus an EXCLUSIVE look into Compa's guilty pleasure bands you will not want to miss. Visit for music, tour dates, and more!
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