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Aguilar Amplification

Over the years I’ve played through a lot of different bass amplifiers and speaker cabinets; In the order I owned them… Peavey, Trace Elliot, Eden, SWR, Markbass, Bergantino and where rigs have been provided at gigs and festivals Hartke, Gallien Krueger and Ampeg, among others I…

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Aynsley Lister 2015 Tour Dates

Hi all, Just a note to draw your attention to Aynsley Lister’s tour dates for 2015. It would be good to see you at a gig in your area. Come and say hello! Steve      

Merseyside Bass Tuition Facebook Page

Hi all, Just a note to say if you’d like to connect on Facebook I have a page for the tuition service which you might like to follow me on. Come and say hello and feel free to ask any questions relating to performing and…

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Aynsley Lister Gig Dates and New Album…Coming Soon!

I’m very much looking forward to the release of Aynsley Lister’s new album ‘Home’, which I’m happy to say I played bass on. We had a great time up at Superfly Studios in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire putting the tracks together and the whole album has a…

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Practise by Recording

How do you feel about your playing when you sit down to record. Are you confident that you’ll capture good takes, that you’ll play your ideas with consistency and great feel? Does the thought of the red recording light coming on fill you with a…

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Music First, Ego Last

Feel first, virtuosity second. If you haven’t got good feel, everything else counts for nothing. Why do we get so easily distracted by the unimportant stuff? Why is it often so hard to discipline ourselves to play only what’s required when we are being creative? It…

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