Whilst putting together some tracks a few weeks ago, I was in such a state of flow that when I paused for lunch I realised it was ten past four […]
A couple years ago I decided that I needed to expand my comfort zone. I wanted to do something to prove to myself that I could do anything. So I […]
This post was written by Ally Burnett – AllyBurnett.com Being an independent artist can sometimes be a bit hard to handle, especially if you’re without a manager or mentor to […]
I was listening to the CD of a songwriter friend of mine. The single was a co-write with well-known, and very good, songwriter. I was a truly great song, a […]
So the drummer of a local band here was recently fired. Why? He played too many other gigs with to many other bands. Ridiculous. I want go on record as […]
Playing fesival gigs is great fun. You can be pretty sure to get a crowd that’s having a good time. Festivals are a great way to meet other bands. It’s […]
When you started singing or playing your instrument there was probably a strong reason why you picked it up. You probably had a feeling inside of you that you needed to […]
In the old days, even Beethoven had to source funds to compose and play.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. I know that’s the kind of platitude you read in stupid self-help books, but this Oscar Wilde quote is good career advice. If […]
I've had the blessing of a 30 year career making a living doing what I love most . . . creating and playing music. It's carried me to every corner of the earth.