Lauren Tannenbaum

Playing it by ear: how the pandemic is still affecting the careers of aspiring musicians

What is in store for the industry in the months and years ahead, and what does a career in music even look like now?

Why earplugs matter and a guide to getting a pair of your own

The best ways to protect a musician's most valuable assets: your ears.

Please stop telling me how cool it is when ‘chicks’ play guitar

Negative assumptions and stereotypes about female guitar players still persist in guitar culture. And we all have a responsibility to make these harmful and alienating attitudes a thing of the past.

How to create a musical workspace when all you have is your bedroom

No privacy? No problem. If you’re itching to make music but have housemates, family or neighbours to consider, there are ways to get around the current situation.

Pandemic survival strategies for working musicians

Times are tough if you're trying to make a living through music right now, but there are ways you can keep yourself going without having to leave the house.