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01/09/2017

Guitar Cool: Vanilla Chords

' Vanilla chords ' is a term used in the jazz guitar world which essentially means you need to reduce the chord progression ...

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17/07/2017

Deep Thinking: Chuck Berry

Just as I had finished writing about the mathematical complexities of Meshuggah and Tessaract in the last edition, the news ...

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12/07/2017

Seminar: Make Money From Your Music

Are you based in Hamilton or the Waikato, a musician, manager, or simply curious about the music industry? A seminar called ...

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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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07/06/2017

Finding Your Voice: Time To Take A Self-Esteem Bath

Much space was left behind in the wake of my last column about the myth of needing the self-confidence to sing. Listing pitfalls ...

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03/05/2017

Deep Thinking: Polymetric Basslines

In this issue we are going to look at polymetric basslines and drum patterns that have been recorded by two bands described ...

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15/03/2017

Deep Thinking: The Age Of Aquarius

In this issue I am looking at a tune from a musical I saw when I was 15 years old. It was one of the reasons I became a professional ...

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13/07/2016

Guitar Cool: Develop Your Own Style

Many guitarists find developing their own style is a difficult thing to do, and I’m often asked how you do so with ease. ...

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