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Session Musicians – You need to drop the ‘C’ bomb!

Session musicians have a reputation of being skint, because most of them are, but have you ever thought why? A big part of this lack of funds is due to decision-making and more importantly the dreaded ‘C’ word…. A word … Read More

Squeezing the lemon – How to PR yourself as a musician

PR (or public relations) is a very important thing as a session musician; it’s all about how people perceive you. People’s perception is far more valuable than reality and you need to become the ‘Go-to guy’ when someone needs a … Read More

How much does it cost to set up your own covers band?

You have done plenty of gigs including covers gigs and it feels like the right time to take control and set up your own commercial band. Call it what you like, a covers band, a functions band or what I … Read More

Fronting a band – communicating with your audience

Fronting a band and communicating with your audience when you are on stage is an integral part of any show and like everything in life, the more you practice and plan the better you will become. But just how do … Read More

Music career motorways – Start with the destination

Think of your music career as a journey (this sounds deep but go with me on this). Most musicians learn to play guitar and then start on their path to their musical destiny without any idea of where they are … Read More

Every Band has a Geoff – Is it you?

Every band without exception has a Geoff as a band member. Geoff or ‘The Geoff’ is the guy in the band who nobody can really remember and is generally uninteresting or unimportant.  Some would say, the dull twat of the … Read More

Get Your Covers Band Gigs!

Do you want to get your covers band 100 gigs a year? Well it’s pretty tough but in doing so you can make a living from playing and get a lot of time to yourself to work on other musical endeavours. So … Read More

The Relationship Between a Covers Band And an Agency

As a commercial covers band you are only as good as the agency you work with, notice I say “work with”. An entertainment agency looks after the bookings for your covers band and ensures you have enough of the right … Read More

Preparing For The Punches

Being a boxer is about skill, strength and speed. 3 assets you can spend every day working on, but at the end of the day, no matter how much you try and avoid it, you are going to get punched … Read More

Shoes – Who Fu**ing Cares…? Everyone!

I have 2 nephews who work on security in a very rough part of Wolverhampton and as much as they are lovely guys, they are absolute nails and amazing at their job! They can usually tell a shoplifter by his … Read More