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Why are the British so good at making Pop Music?

Why are the British so good at making popular music? 'This sceptred Isle…' A relatively small island nation just off the western coast of mainland Europe has been responsible for more world-beating…


DIY music: A fine musical tradition of doing it yourself

DIY music: A fine musical tradition of doing it yourself. Three Chords and the truth: The desire to make music is in some irrepressible. They will suffer poverty, humiliation, and outright rejection…


Session Musicians #1: Crikey, that Hassan can pick a band

2 SeasSessions: Session Musicians: “Crikey, that Hassan can pick a band!” In the studio: Take a look at any pop-stars live performance video and you’ll see on stage other musicians. You won’t…


Real Music - Real Music Venues

Real Music: Real Music Venues "Yeah, tonight we're at the Enormo-dome" To see a stadium rock show is a singularly impressive thing. The sheer scale of the production is dominating, massive speaker…


All The Gear - Part Two: The equipment that made Rock 'n' Roll

All the gear: The equipment that made Rock 'n' Roll Part two of a review of the gear that made the sound of Rock’n’Roll In the previous article, we covered electric guitar and bass amplification,…


All The Gear - Part One: The equipment that made Rock 'n' Roll

All the gear: The equipment that made Rock 'n' Roll A two-part review of the ‘gear' that is the sound of Rock 'n' Roll Take a look at a photo of the Rolling Stones, the Ramones, The Bob Marley and…


History Of The Guitar - 2SeasSessions

The Guitar: A potted history of the worlds' most accessible instrument

The Guitar: A potted history of the worlds' most accessible instrument Guitar Stores. Where dreams begin. In any given town of a fair size pretty much anywhere in the world you'll find a store either…


The Music Industry: What happens now all the money has gone?

The Music Industry: What happens now all the money has gone? Way, way back, before music could be recorded and stored and sold on a plastic disc, people would buy sheet music. An A4 pamphlet…


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2SeasSession #9 - Artist Profile - The Rising Souls

Acoustic roots band 'The Rising Souls'. Rise indeed. They have captivated audiences far and wide. Performing shows across their native Scotland including a lauded performance at the internationally…


Reggae and the British Empire - 2SeasSessions Blog

Reggae and the British Empire

Reggae and the British Empire In the mythical rulebook of Rock'n'Roll, the UK has always been the place to break an act to give access to the European markets and often the rest of the World. This is…