Nick Long

Nick Long
Nick Long is a musician and broadcast engineer who's been learning new instruments and playing in bands since his early teens. His repertoire covers Indie, Soul, Country, Heavy Metal, Punk, Post Rock and everything in between! He currently plays bass in the band Dark Energy.In his professional life, Nick has worked in radio since university and spent much of his career in the BBC, designing and building studio and production systems. As a self-taught working musician he's repeatedly found himself hitting walls that can only be overcome with a bit of theory and ear training.

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Listen to Les, Part 3: Audio Effects

Listen to Les, Part 3: Audio Effects

In this, the concluding part of our series on the genius Les Paul, we are going to be looking at his contribution to the world of effects. For a modern guitarist, effects pedals are an integral part of their sound. There are a dizzying array of boxes available to feed...
Listen to Les, Part 2: A Recording Revolution

Listen to Les, Part 2: A Recording Revolution

Last time we talked about Les Paul’s role as the father of the electric guitar. Nobody can question the significance of his innovations there, but that was far from the limit of his contribution to modern music. Next up we’ll be learning about the part he...

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