What do you do if you can’t find your trusty slide at a gig?
Believe it or not, there are several items that can be found at a bar, club, or restaurant that can serve the same purpose as a guitar slide.
Source: 12 Random Objects That a Guitar Player Can Use at a Gig Instead of a Slide
NB: This article is for all my guitarist mates out there 🙂
Any touring musician knows that one of the very worst aspects (aside from the lukewarm, 2am truck-stop pies) is having to check your outrageously expensive musical instrument, then rattle nervously through a flight wondering if that twenty-thousand-dollar violin that is vital to your income is bouncing around the luggage compartment, on its way to a different city, or lost forever.
via Jetstar expands their musician-friendly baggage policy | The Music Network.
NB: AWESOME! I wonder if Qantas and Virgin will follow suit?
The longstanding belief that chicks dig musicians has now become scientific theory thanks to a new French study proving girls are twice as likely to give their number to a man carrying a guitar case.
via Study Finds Wielding A Guitar Doubles Men’s Chances Of Scoring A Date – Music News, Reviews, Interviews and Culture – Music Feeds.
NB: Now THAT is cool 🙂