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Being Concurrent

Concurrent activity is one of my favourite types of activity, no matter what it is! It could be learning songs whilst exercising, working whist travelling or even cooking and hanging the washing out! 575 more words

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Should I Have A Website?

In short… YES!

As great as it is having Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, a YouTube channel, and all the rest, it doesn’t serve a great purpose of people trying to look you up on a professional level. 561 more words

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How to Use Samples and Electronics

This is a post for anyone wanting to use electronic samples as part of their setup. Although this is mainly aimed at drummers, I have seen bassists and keys players also using them, so whatever floats your boat. 638 more words

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7 Steps To Getting That Call

These days being a musician is so much more than just being able to play your instrument!

In my last post, I talked about all the other skill sets you can have to make yourself more employable once you’ve been called for the job. 675 more words

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Want More Work?... Get More Skills!

I find that a big part of the reason I get asked to play drums for people is not necessarily because of my playing.

At a certain point you start going to auditions and getting called for things, and the people you are up against for the drum seat, are all of a similar, if not better, standard than you. 486 more words

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8 Nuggets Of Golden Advice

Here are some nuggets of golden advice that I’ve picked up over the years, and I think are really useful.

1. 10% CPU

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Time To Learn

As a followup from my previous posts, Learn 40 Songs in a Day, and Learning Without An Instrument, here’s how I split up my time in learning songs, depending on my timeframe: 69 more words

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