From Busk Till Dawn: The 6 Artists You Never Knew Were Buskers

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To celebrate the launch of our pretty snazzy new Busker’s Handbook (which boasts a wealth of over 60 terribly ‘buskable’ songs to make you a *legal* quick buck) we thought we’d give you a rundown of 10 big earning artists that started their lives as buskers. So, let us begin.. 1,2,3,4… 1) Rod Stewart Yep, Read More

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The Ultimate Piano Beginner’s Guide: 11 Essential Books For Piano

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This is basically a compendium for those of you good people who have started the first few (possibly unsteady) steps towards becoming a pianist. The piano is all at once the most accessible and most taxing of instruments – intricate, complex and richly satisfying once you have a basic degree of mastery. As always we’re Read More

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The Top 10 Facts Every True ‘Titanic’ Fan Knows

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To celebrate the release of the The Ultimate James Horner Film Score Collection we thought a list of lesser-known trivia about his best known soundtrack would fit nicely. You can find the Horner compilation here. Find out the secrets of ‘Titanic’ below. 1) James Cameron originally wanted Enya to compose the score for the film Read More

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The 6 Books Every Beginner Pianist Needs To Read Right Now

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  Chilly Gonzales. Bela Bartok. Sting. Dr Dre. Liberace. Rachmaninoff. Philip Glass. What do these artists all have in common? That’s right – they all had to start somewhere. Where was that? Exactly – right at the very, very bottom. So, if you’re just a beginner musician – that’s totally cool. You need to start Read More

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