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Win a Fender Telecaster, Fender Jazz bass & Mapex Saturn Snare Courtesy of Rockschool

Win a Fender Telecaster, Fender Jazz bass & Mapex Saturn Snare Courtesy of Rockschool

GregJohnson May 1, 2012 0

To celebrate the launch of their new fourth syllabus, Rockschool are offering three lucky winners the chance to win one of the instruments featured on the cover of their new edition books: a Fender

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Interview: Sweet Billy Pilgrim’s Tim Elsenburg on lyrics, albums and songwriting

Interview: Sweet Billy Pilgrim’s Tim Elsenburg on lyrics, albums and songwriting

GregJohnson April 30, 2012 0

We chat to Tim Elsenburg about the band's new album, his writing process and the challenges faced when working with new collaborators

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What happens during a Songwriting Week?

What happens during a Songwriting Week?

GregJohnson April 30, 2012 0

Songwriting weeks (or boot camps as they’re sometimes known) are an integral part of the music publishing industry and one of the most exciting events on any label or publisher’s annual calendar. A few

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Wibble, wobble: making music with jelly

Wibble, wobble: making music with jelly

GregJohnson April 29, 2012 0

To most people, wobbly basslines are something you’d expect to hear pounding away on a dubstep track, but now, thanks to the work of two French designers and some clever chemistry, the wibbles and

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Adele, XL and 6Music win big at the Music Week Awards 2012

Adele, XL and 6Music win big at the Music Week Awards 2012

GregJohnson April 27, 2012 0

The luminaries of the music industry descended upon the Music Week Awards 2012 last night, which took place at The Brewery, central London. Organised by Music Week, the trade paper for the UK’s recording

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Do musicians have to be entrepreneurs to be successful?

Do musicians have to be entrepreneurs to be successful?

GregJohnson April 26, 2012 0

Being a professional musician is hard work – it always has been – but in a volatile and ever-shifting music industry, more is required of successful musicians than ever. Whether they’re holed up in home

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Grants on offer to promising musical talent

Grants on offer to promising musical talent

GregJohnson April 26, 2012 0

A new funding scheme has been launched to help the careers of some of the UK’s most promising musical talents. Emerging musicians, composers, bands and ensembles can now apply for up to £3,000 through

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Are parents the unsung heroes of the music world?

Are parents the unsung heroes of the music world?

GregJohnson April 24, 2012 1

Proctor & Gamble’s latest Olympic themed ad is sweeping across the internet. Its heart-tugging narrative charts a dedicated group of mothers supporting their children from beginner to gold medal winning athelete. Check out the

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Rockschool Version 4 syllabus now available to preorder at musicroom.com

Rockschool Version 4 syllabus now available to preorder at musicroom.com

GregJohnson April 24, 2012 1

Rockschool’s brand new Version 4 syllabus is set to be released on May 1, but musicroom customers needn’t wait to place their orders online. Today sees the launch of an updated Rockschool store page

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Win Adele’s new biography with the Adele Piano Songbook app competition

Win Adele’s new biography with the Adele Piano Songbook app competition

GregJohnson April 23, 2012 0

To celebrate a new update to the Adele Piano Songbook app for iPad, Musicroom are giving away two copies of Caroline Sanderson’s Someone Like Adele. Featuring all her hits from the albums 19 and

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