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February 15, 2017

Musicians have always been tarred with that bad boy image; risk takers, out spoken (most of them probably the middle child!). Let alone the Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll.

In spite of these stereotypes, the professional musician has a lot more drive and self discipline t...

January 25, 2017

Our first gig of 2017 was a lovely winter wedding up in Durham Castle, a unesco world heritage site and an honestly breathtaking building. The groom had requested haze specifically to add to the vibe of the dance floor in the great hall and we gladly obliged, keen to t...

December 16, 2016

In the words of Ned Stark Winter is coming, or rather it's here. As are the joyous celebrations of couples being married in true 'Winter wonderland' fashion. The real fairytale wedding, and the best kept secret in the business. 

There’s something about this time of the...

September 29, 2016

Weddings. I honestly can’t tell you how many I’ve been to, it must amount up to the hundreds over the years. And the view from the stage is a unique one. Some are civil affairs where family members natter over brie and grapes while nephews and nieces play happily, ‘We’...

September 29, 2016

Picture in your head a musician. No, wait. A rock musician.

Thats right, they’re probably male, drunk and gallivanting through life on a motorbike with a guitar in one hand, a bottle of Jack Daniels in the other with a cigarette hanging out of their mouth. 

And they like...

September 28, 2016

 Gig day = cheat day, at least that's what we tell ourselves. In The Tricks we like to think healthily, we spend gig breaks and times between recording talking about the best way to cook broccoli, new exercise techniques and podcasts we've listened to discussing medita...

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