Rising stars Flashfires on songwriting, touring and on stage swagger

From jamming sessions and rocking school assemblies to songwriting and recording in LA, UK band Flashfires are rising stars on the music scene. iSing’s ALEXA TERRY caught up with the boys: Fraser Roskilly (guitar), Toby Bartlett (drums), Alex Gonzato (vocals), Jon Cullis (guitar) and Liam Kinslow (bass). How would you describe Flashfires, and who are your […]

The myth of natural talent

We love to think stars are born not made but the truth, writes AMY BOX, is that “natural talent” alone won’t get you to the top. It takes hard work and dedication to succeed in the music business – and it’s time we recognised it. “You’re so lucky, being born with that voice!” Well-intentioned comments […]

Competition: 9 day artist development programme (UK)

Win A Free Place At The ULTIMATE ARTISTS 2016 Programme. Value £1680* We’re awarding one lucky artist a place at the Ultimate Artists 2016 artist development programme. The prize covers the full 9-day course including all programmed classes, board and meals *Does not cover travel or extra-curricular classes. The program runs from 15th-23rd August 2016 at the University of Hertfordshire UK. Ultimate Artists is an opportunity to achieve what […]