A pleasant surprise by playing more

Been playing at BRIX for 2 weeks now and last night I had a talk with soundman Sid after the 1st set. Our conversation went something like this: Sid: Eh bro play more lah! Can’t really hear you unless pay attention sia. Me: I dunno man. I try not to mess things...

More love for MI Effects Tube Zone

I love the MI Effects Tube Zone I even got 2 of them. One is a v3 and the other a v4. I use the v4 mainly and both of them sound almost identical. The v3 is a little faulty I need to send it to be repaired. With my room setup where I run things direct to a virtual amp...

4 weeks gig at BRIX Grand Hyatt Singapore

Starting from today (August 4th 2014), I will be playing at BRIX Grand Hyatt Singapore with the band Metro for 4 weeks, 6 days a week except Sunday, subbing for the awesome Michael O’Reilly as he takes a much deserved break. Things start at 10pm so do drop by...

Ya feeling mah feel?

Playing with feel is a wonderful thing. Go to a KTV and see everyone sing with all their emotions poured out there. I love going to KTV (anyone?) and sing my heart out and man, I’m sure feeling it you know what I’m saying? But, does that make it good? Is...

Problem with scales

What’s a C major scale? ‘Oh it is *plays C D E F G A B C*. That’s it.’ Often when we see the term ‘scale’, we think of a set of notes played ascending or descending evenly. In fact, most of us learn our scales this way (me included)...

Asking WHW in music

When I was in primary school, we were taught to lay out the 5W1H before writing an essay: what, who, when, where, why and how. It suddenly passed through my mind that this could be used in the context of music as well. However, instead of 5W1H, I make it 2W1H: what,...

Geared up for the next

Gosh my legato eBook has gotten quite a good response so far! Again I have to thank all of you who have gotten a copy and spread the word around. Without all of you I guess I would be the only who has ever read this book! I would love to have your feedback and review...