https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FanAaTP-MLk Yeah, that's right, we're doing this.
I was lucky enough to be invited onto BBC Radio Cambridgeshire to chat about YouTube, the local music scene, smart band management and everything between. Listen to the show with Richard "Spanners" Ready with this link, (if it's still available) - I appear 22 minute in, then again at 36 minutes. OR! Check out the … Continue reading Interview on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrY0_HGE7e4 Playing a decent Glissando on your guitar may not be as simple as a slide. Watch to learn why! Also, yes, learning new words is a good thing.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW5_F0PuBKc I take on the ULTIMATE CHALLENGE! OK, well, not ultimate, but it was pretty hard... Here are links to all the videos we used: Banjo: https://youtu.be/0fwFdMuWoPM?t=15s Ukulele: https://youtu.be/PB3RbO7updc?t=2m10s Pipa: https://youtu.be/ksiM1wRcutQ?t=13s Cigar box guitar: https://youtu.be/Z3aW68kQXsk?t=40s Viola: https://youtu.be/pCPRe9_kUN0?t=33s Morin Khuur / Horse head fiddle: https://youtu.be/JL5bN3bcdfA Piano: https://youtu.be/pMAtL7n_-rc?t=6s Bouzouki: https://youtu.be/mHh302C2HHM?t=2s Guzheng: https://youtu.be/zWUWCddcQTY?t=31s Cello: https://youtu.be/D9LrEXF3USs?t=2s
Adam Neely recently uploaded this video entitled "Does Gear Matter?" It's here, feel free to watch it before you watch mine, it's a good video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzJ_Irn0f9o I agree with him entirely, but feel he stopped short of making a really crucial point. Crucial in my opinion anyway. The answer to "does gear matter?" is, in … Continue reading Does Gear Matter?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZYmc5h4K3k How are you going to succeed in the music biz when there's millions of non-music jobs that need doing?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lIFXd6nGZM Doing a bit of a re-brand on the old Ronnie Diz material. Keeping the main aesthetic and musical style, but changing the name. This video talks about the reasons behind the change,and what the new name means. If you're considering a new band name, maybe this years-old episode Make a note of the new … Continue reading Let’s Do A Re-Brand, Yeah?
... and how to deal with them like a pro! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha2zPLcz7sg FYI, if you need some gear to help you store guitar pics all over the place, take a look at what Amazon.co.uk have on offer: Mic Stand Pick Holders, Headstock Pick Holders or even just Double-Sided Tape.