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…

Tristan Benhamou

Second Year History & Journalism student at Goldsmiths University of London / Independent musician / Freelance

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store