How To Create An Awesome Band Promo Shot

I'm about to provide you with a failsafe checklist for creating your band's promo shot.  You know the one that people will look at and judge you and your music by in 30 seconds?  Yeah.  That one.  Read and learn... Wardrobe.  Make sure you're wearing black, or denim, or even black denim.  Leather is also … Continue reading How To Create An Awesome Band Promo Shot

An Open Letter to Live Music Venues

I'm lucky enough to live in Bury, a town with numerous music venues, two dedicated pretty much solely to rock and metal, and close to Manchester which also has an abundance of live music venues.  Alas this abundance of live music venues is fast declining and not just in my neck of the woods.  I … Continue reading An Open Letter to Live Music Venues

A tiny love letter to Almost Famous (not the burger place in Manchester)

I was having a chat earlier on today about how I got into writing about music and whilst not the sole trigger, Almost Famous had a massive impact on my life and possibly the direction it took afterwards.  For those not familiar with the film (I'm not referring to the burger place in Manchester) then … Continue reading A tiny love letter to Almost Famous (not the burger place in Manchester)