Twenty years ago, learning an instrument, music theory or how musicians work was extremely expensive. Finding a teacher, commuting, buying scorebooks or the few specialised magazines that would feature interviews with musicians were the only options.
It was also a rough time for professional musicians; whose only options to be able to live from music, other than their own gigs, were working as a hired gun (sort of mercenary musician) on tours, teaching or working on sessions in recording studios.
YouTube has appeared to be a new way for musicians to thrive, share their passion and sometimes just make someone…
You have heard of the elections that are happening on November 3rd, you know about all of the seemingly crazy things their president has been saying over the past four years, but what will happen on the first Tuesday of the next month?
You could first, look at a website like politico.com that takes pride in being a non-partisan political news source.
If you want to understand the system in-depth, you could read the (slightly outdated but good for basics) book ‘American Politics for Dummies’ (Matthew Hill — 2014).
For a little history in a fun way, the award-winning musical…
Second Year History & Journalism student at Goldsmiths University of London / Independent musician / Freelance