Fire Your Slacker Band! Part IV: Basic Recording

At this point in the articles, we’ve established a project, written a few songs, got some cool words to sing (if that’s what we’re into), and we’re ready to rock, right? Hold on, soldier! We need some gigs, fans, and downloads.


Fire Your Slacker Band! Part III: Songwriting For Rock Musicians

This installment furthers the cause of what I call the evolution of teaching. That’s right – learning from my Neanderthal mistakes puts you further along the path of musical evolution and enlightenment. After singing, this next topic was my biggest obstacle as a musician!

Fire Your Slacker Band! Part II: Get Your Act Together

Last week I yelled and ranted in a typical Josh style about some of the lousy times I’ve spent in bands – and why I decided to embark on the path of a solo musician and one-man band. The first installment of this series was the introduction, and the road map. Now we’ll start getting into details.

One eskimO Giveaway: Win A Blue Mic Drum Kit!

A UK indie rock band One eskimO and Blue Microphone, in conjunction with Dotted Music and Ultimate Guitar give you a unique chance to win a fantastic Drum Kit from Blue Mic.

Helmet: ‘Hang On To Your Music And Don’t Worry About Getting Signed’

To be signed or not to be signed? The rhetorical question has been and will be asked many times on this blog, but that’s not the point. Today we’ve got a quote from a person, who has no doubts on what a musician should do.

Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil: ‘Just Believe In Yourself’

Scottish rock trio Biffy Clyro has been touring in support of their latest record, Only Revolutions, for more than a year now. While the band stayed in Australia, Joe Matera sat down with Biffy Clyro singer and guitarist to talk on various topics.