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29/06/2017

Guitar Cool: The Lead Guitar Player’s Role

In the last issue I wrote about the role of the rhythm guitarist, so this month I will give you some cool ideas to use when ...

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14/06/2017

Building Blocks: Stage Trek Ep 6 – Club Gigs

This column has covered club gigs several times in the past, but here I want to focus on three important points that fit ...

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18/04/2017

Building Blocks: Stage Trek Ep 5 – Weddings

My last article left us orbiting Planet Party, and away missions visited a few lucrative locations; playing at private events, ...

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18/01/2017

Finding Your Voice: How Aotearoa Is Perfect For Touring!

I had the great privilege of recently touring Aotearoa with Arts on Tour and experienced tour veterans The Alpaca Social ...

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07/12/2016

Deep Thinking: Keyboard Bass + Bass Guitar = Huge Bass!

This Deep Thinking bass lesson concerns how two sources of bass in a band can sound big and grunty (is that a word?). I did ...

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16/11/2016

How To Be The Only Band In The World

Blinding white lights illuminate a crowd of thousands, every band in the world playing simultaneously. The noise is deafening ...

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05/10/2016

Building Blocks: Street Fairs & Festivals – Stage Trek 3

The last stop in our quest was the unpredictable but often quite fun planet of All-Ages & School Gigs. Now let’s journey ...

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21/09/2016

Finding Your Voice: Love The Songs We Sing

What’s Love Got To Do With It? Why we ought’a be in love with the songs we sing. Now, there’s this song I’ve ...

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14/09/2016

The Lawful Truth: Producer Agreements – Part 1

It’s no secret that many artists wouldn’t be the household names they are today without the work of some great music ...

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