I recently came across these incredible stats from StubHub about The Rolling Stones, and it got me thinking back to a balmy, English summer night in 2007 when I was lucky enough to see them headline The Isle of Wight Festival. I didn’t know it at the time but when Amy Winehouse joined them on stage for
Parla are made up of singer / songwriter Richard Walters (former front man of Theremin and once signed to Radiohead’s Courtyard Management as a solo artist) and acclaimed producer Guy Sigsworth, who’s impressive production credits include Madonna, Bjork and Britney Spears. With this kind of experience and talent you can understand how we were confident
It’s easy to feel isolated when you are an unsigned musician. Who do you turn to for help? And how do you know if what you are doing is right? Record labels seem to offer a ray of light and hope. Get signed and you’ll get a dedicated team to help make your career fly.
Gemma Hill is a session drummer and percussionist from near London who also teaches and writes for UK drum website mikedolbear. In this interview she talks about day to day life as a session musician and her experiences so far. When and why did you take up drumming? I’d been having violin lessons from the age of