How To Play Better Live
Before you play arenas and festivals, you have to know how to put on a show. Here’s 5 tips to help you play better live! We’ve all been there. Stood on stage in some dingy bar, in front of twelve people, shaking in your boots. But this, of course, is not what people want to see. People want to be …
5 Tips For New Songwriters
- 27th March 2018
The first rule of making it in music is simple. Write good songs. But that’s easier said than done. Here’s 5 tips for new songwriters! 1) Don’t Be Basic. There is a fundamental difference between ‘basic’ and ‘simple’. Don’t get me wrong, simplicity is fine, and works great for a wide range of genres, but to be basic? That’s a …
10 Ways To Ruin Your Music Career
There are many ways to make a successful career in music, and even more ways to ruin one. Here’s 10 of the most common ways to ruin your music career. 1) Never Leave Your Comfort Zone. Never play outside of your hometown. Never experiment with your song writing. But most importantly, never, EVER do anything that hasn’t been done before. …
What Ruins Live Shows?
What is the single biggest thing that ruins live shows? Stagedeath. Sounds melodramatic right? Maybe so. So what is it, and how can you avoid it? What Is It? Stagedeath is the lack of all activity on stage for five seconds. No music, no build up, no voices. “5 seconds?“, you might say. “Is that all?” But think of it this way. Sit …
Which Guitar Is Right For You?
Want to get yourself a great guitar without the need to spend thousands of pounds? Don’t really know which sound you want? We’ve got your back. Here is a step by step guide to choosing your new guitar. Electric? Acoustic? Somewhere in between? First things first. What kind of music do you want to play? If you’re into your country …