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BASEQ Memberships – How-To Create Your Profile

The BASEQ webiste has the ability for members to update their personal information, and to create a profile (that could be useful to for musicians in promotion). To do so needs to ensure the members can log in. If you signed up as a BASEQ member via the website, you will already have created your login email address and password. You can skip the first part of these instructions. Some BASEQ supporters, however, have taken out BASEQ membership by not using the website sign-up. These instructions will [...]

By |2020-02-19T14:24:01+10:00February 19th, 2020|Club Stuff|

Mick “The Blues Doctor” Diggles Reminisces

by Mick "The Blues Doctor" Diggles (origionally published in BASEQ Groove Mag 189) "I guess everybody comes to the blues from a different direction and in a different way. For me it hit me like a sledge hammer, a life changing experience that happened one night back in 1964. It wasn’t through listening to records or watching you tube, it was through listening to a live band and a particular singer. The place was the Saint James club near Spring Hill. The band was the early [...]

By |2019-07-24T05:12:14+10:00July 24th, 2019|Blasts From The Past|

SAVE OUR GIG …really? A Note On Gig Promotion

By Andrew Baxter (origionally published in BASEQ Groove mag #189) “Support live music”, “Come out and support my band”, “Support venues that support musicians” “Keeping Mu- sic Live”. These phrases can be seen regularly on pro- motional material for gigs and shows, especially on so- cial media sites. How effective are they? Are they in fact counter-productive? Should promotion of live music be cast in a more positive light? Is live music dead or dying? Does it need to be supported? These are all vexing questions [...]

By |2019-07-24T04:45:05+10:00July 24th, 2019|Behind The Scenes|