Elegant Themes’ Divi

So I’ve been getting back into web design and strangely enough, finding employment as a copywriter for the web, and whilst exploring, I came across Elegant Themes’ Divi. I thought it looked really cool and flexible, and I’d be able to use it for a...

Playing The First Bar

I remember watching Dave Weckl’s video, Back To Basics (or was it The Next Step?) and he talked about counting in a song: he suggested singing the song in your head to get the tempo, and then play a bar or two by clicking your sticks or whatever. I’m badly...

Gorilla Ears!!!

So as of last week I’ve joined the Gorilla Ears family! I’m now endorsing these high-quality molded In Ear Monitors. I just got mine last Friday and I am shaking them down good! They sound fantastic so far… I’ll do a proper review and spec...

Tony MacAlpine European Tour Part 18: Hosed Again

March 18-21, 2012 Vigo, Spain Spanish countryside Paris, France We rolled into Vigo (a beautiful city, like San Francisco) and had to do this song-and-dance at a parking facility 5-10 minutes from the gig. They brought a couple vehicles and we did the infernal...

Tony MacAlpine European Tour Part 16: The Back Nine

March 13-14, 2012 Barcelona, Spain After the show in Switzerland, the plan was for the drivers to take a break there, but they opted to shove off for Barcelona and take their break there. We arrived in Barcelona in the early afternoon on the next day. The weather was...

Tony MacAlpine European Tour Part 14: The Italian Job

March 11, 2012 Mezzago, Italy We rolled into the little hamlet of Mezzago, about 45 km outside Milan, with a couple hours to spare. Rested from our long boat ride, we were greeted with a sunny day, pretty and friendly people, and an easy, flat load-in with plenty of...