Posted by Craig Borlase on 2 March 2015

Custom fit in ear monitors? Don’t shell out the $£$, but try this instead. (And by the way, if you’ve not heard of Sugru before, you’re going to love it).

According to this dude, ‘having your guitar cable cut out on you in the middle of a solo is one of the worst things imaginable.’ I guess we should be happy that life’s been so gentle on him, but either way, he’s got some great advice for making your own instrument cable.

We like Steve. He makes projects accessible. Ish. Check out his advice on how to make a guitar stand.

Genius. That is all.

Now this is genius... the ultimate capo back-up system...

If you’re feeling ambitious, how about making your own electronic drum pads?

And lastly, here’s how to solve the problem of slippery plectrums, as directed by Borat.

More like this

Learning from the Elbow

So just what does the latest album from Elbow have to teach worship leaders? Plenty.  Anyone who knows me is well aware of my obsession with the Manchester band Elbow, and my friends have all been properly proselytized by now. Stalking...

It's Just Too Loud!

One of the most common complaints worship leaders receive is that the volume is just too loud. So how do you respond to this kind of statement? Well, that depends...

I replaced £1200 of amps with £12 of apps...

When we heard that some pretty impressive guitar amps had been sold to make way for an app, we were more than curious. Surely the tone of a classic amp can never be bettered by an app. Are we about to see banks of iPads at a worship concert rather than Marshall stacks? We spoke to Stuart Barbour about his sudden move to the app-side...