As regular readers will have read previously in this erratic chronicle (you can take alliteration too far. Ed.), I’ve really enjoyed playing solo over the last couple of years.
Impossibly catchy, clever songs in this first solo release from James Bisset, longstanding member of cult folk-rock group Caedmon.
For years, my day job was building and managing websites. At night, I jammed and recorded, wrote tunes and played guitar but I earned my living designing, coding and developing for the web.
AcousticAid, Manchester 2017. Image copyright © Barnabas Mersich Media201713June
I was in Scotland recently, and bought a copy of the Sunday Herald, for a while there the only newspaper to support Scottish independence.
Yamaha are consistently underrated by the fan-boys. So here's a review of one of their more inventive recent guitars.
A couple of months ago I wrote about the importance of Open Mic nights for the development of your writing and performing skills.
Being an anal sort of fellow, I group the various music apps on my iPhone into a ‘Play’ folder for all the tools that are supposed to help me create, and a ‘Listen’ folder for all the apps I can us
For most of 2016, I've been playing once a week, three songs at a time in my very own local bar. It's been a revelation.
Let's be honest. If it's not complicated, it's probably not worth it. Time to upgrade the web site.
Maple vs rosewood fingerboard in another blind A/B test. Can you tell the difference?