51 Jobs Musicians Had Before They Were Famous

As wannabe musos most of us work through our day jobs dreaming of the opportunity to make music our career. The older you get the more remote the chance becomes, but hey, we can still dream. Here’s a… Read More

Top 10 Band Rehearsal Tips

If ever there’s an activity that has potential to be a waste of time it’s a band rehearsal! Without planning an effective band rehearsal, you can end up with drummers endlessly tweaking things then tuning their kit; guitarists… Read More

15 Musical Collaborations

I was excited to read this morning that Elvis Costello is heading into the studio with The Roots – truly one of the most excellent musical collaborations to look forward to in recent years. I love the statement… Read More

25 Tall Musicians

As a 6’4” bass player, people have often asked me why so many tall musicians are bass players. It does seem bass players are regularly the “big bloke up the back” but I wanted to know if there… Read More

25 Weird Instruments In Rock

Whenever songwriting inspiration is hard to come by I’ll often reach for an instrument I don’t normally use. Now I don’t have access to the wide range of noisemakers that major bands do – and thankfully they do… Read More

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