Garage Band

Inspiral Carpets: Back In the Groove

Jason Holmes | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Today, the Inspirals have neither a manager, a tour manager nor an agent and they travel light when touring. It's a formula that works. "In the beginning we started off in Oldham and began gigging in Manchester. We were this contemporary indie band with a 14-year-old drummer," he says.

Garage Days (Not) Revisited

Daley James Francis | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Daley James Francis

Recently, my girlfriend and I have been discussing moving to a house that has a garage. I'm 32 years of age and the last time I drove a car was in 1998, when I failed my test for the third and final time. In between fails two and three, my test was cancelled three times in a row.

No-Budget Venue Ideas for Your Band

Daley James Francis | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Daley James Francis

Before your band can reach the heights of Coldplay or U2, you have to build your audience and that means playing as many gigs as possible.