Learn To Play Day: 5 Books To Get You Going

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Learn To Play Day has been and gone, we were running some pretty mind blowing free taster lessons in our shops, hopefully you managed to get along to a shop near you – thank you to everyone that came along and had a blast. Check out our Twitter feed to see some of the lovely Read More

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Compose Yourself: Rules To Give You Freedom

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Composers are addicted to rules.  Ever since earliest times, fashion and theoretical rules have dominated the creative process.  And although many see rules as stifling and suffocating, composer Richard Mainwaring thinks they give him musical freedom. Imagine driving the roads of the UK without a Highway Code?  How much freedom would we all have then, Read More

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Studio Envy: EastWest Studios

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This week’s Studio Envy takes us out to the glamorous climes of Hollywood to the rather beautiful EastWest studios home to some of the biggest recordings of the past 5 decades. Wow. “EastWest Studios is the world’s premier recording facility. Located in the heart of Hollywood, the studios have given rise to some of the most Read More

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Studio Envy: Manifold Recording Studio

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Let’s start things off in the right way for our Studio Envy series – this beautiful (and carbon neutral) studio in North Carolina is excessively beautiful and completely in tune with nature with it’s incredible almost entirely wooden interior and idyllic setting. It’s site has the following to say: “Manifold Recording is a high-end, full-scale, carbon-neutral recording Read More

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