The Strawbs’ founding member and principal songwriter Dave Cousins shares how music, lyrics, and the songwriting process have changed over the past decades.
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Ready to hit the road this summer? Prepare, have a professional attitude, and expect the unexpected. Bugs, radiators and lightening keep it interesting!
Hey, all you aspiring road warriors! Before you pack your suitcase, be prepared to expect the unexpected! Check out this true tale of life on the road.
The quest for recording and playing music – first mechanically, then electronically, now digitally – has been a wild ride, with some crazy detours.
Years in the shed: ready to get paid? Some pro traits have little to do with how well you play. Check out these insider tips from a veteran road warrior.
Living, breathing and eating music can easily lead to musical burnout. Find out what you can do to prevent this while keeping your passion for music alive.
Criticism is so commonplace in music, that we don’t think about its long term effects on musicians. Find out about its negative and positive influence.
As musicians you would think that by now we understand the impact that drugs and alcohol have, not only on music but our lives in general. Think again.