Here is a bunch of links to stuff that is useful or interesting:
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Music Stuff I Do
Ebony & Ivory – NW London’s finest music school, situated in leafy Colindale, where I teach.
The Astrojets – Blues and soul band for whom I provide the grooves.
The Skamonics – Fantastic London Ska band with whom I play on occasion.
The Apocryphalites – Another fantastic London Ska band I dep for.
Rigaudon Music – Classical music for all occasions for whom I have recorded demos.
JPF Amplification – If you need your amp repairing, do what the pros do and go see these guys on Denmark Street. Their amazing custom amp range has been launched to great acclaim! I am involved in recording for them, website developing and have an ongoing band relationship with Prof. Frank the amp guru.
Mill Hill Music Complex – NW London’s premier rehearsal rooms.
Joel Rothman – Veteran teacher and writer of an incredible catalogue of books that have something for every drum teacher and student. I use Joel’s books in my teaching practise.
Jake Burton – Multi-talented drummer and drum teacher based in Nashville, Tennessee. Some great free drum lessons on his site.
Ben Teniswood – Melbourne based drummer and drum teacher who has some great articles, lessons and videos on his site.
Mike Dolbear – The UK’s leading drummer’s website and one of the best worlwide.
Billy Ward – Home to the legendary teacher and a nice community of drummers.
Drum Channel – Awesome site with educational videos from some of the biggest names in drumming. Plenty of free content.
The Black Page – Fantastic online drumming magazine featuring interviews, reviews and lessons.
Prof. Sound’s Drum Tuning Bible – Essential reading for all drummers.
Drum Bum – Stupendous archive of links to online drum lessons.
Drumteachers.co.uk – Directory of UK Drum Teachers
Justmusicteachers.co.uk – My profile on that site.
Nim Sadot – An experienced bass teacher dedicated to helping people reach their bass-playing goals.
Yuriy Chubarenko – Talented and dedicated Piano and Accordion teacher based in Kensington.
Tape Op – Great messageboard for home and project studio enthusiasts.
Gearslutz – Amazingly helpful forum for recording enthusiasts of all skill levels.
The Womb – Where the pros like to hang (and laugh at the noobs).
Ethan Weiner’s DIY Acoustics page – Disturbingly comprehensive info on DIY acoustic treatment for your studio or listening room.
Online Music Resources
Soundcloud – The latest way to send music around the interwebs.
Bandcamp – the best site I have seen that gives you free tools to create a presence on the web, including selling downloads.
Emusic.com – Great subscription service to non-DRM MP3’s.
Bands for Hire – Book bands or hire musicians, entertainers & much more for your UK Wedding or Event…
Lastminutemusicians.com is packed full of wedding entertainment ideas and everything you need to organise your next party or event!
Aid 2 Hearing – Provides custom moulded earplugs essential for musician’s hearing protection.
Long Oblong Web Design – My web designing alter-ego. Affordable websites for businesses including ecommerce.
Angel Shoe Shine – Professional shoe shine service for offices, events, private clubs, hotels and other businesses.
Peter Kirk Live – The best in live entertainment from Devon.
Ospalla – In The Raw – My sister is a very talented raw and vegan chef.