News & Blog

Special guest just announced for our March 27th Hang

16th March 2021 by Bruce Dickinson
WaterBear Hangs give you a unique opportunity to interact with our college team in real-time, using […]

5 tips that will make you a better guitar player

9th March 2021 by Bruce Dickinson
We all want to be better, right? But what exactly does ‘better’ mean for you […]

Electronic Music and Business Degree Courses

8th February 2021 by Bruce Dickinson
We're excited to launch our brand-new BA Honours programme in Electronic Music and Business* for […]

WaterBear and Falmouth University announce joint venture

19th November 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
Falmouth University has strengthened its successful partnership with WaterBear, the College of Music in Brighton, […]

Music and Mental Health – How to get back on track

5th August 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
How I recovered from two decades of anxiety and depression. A musician’s guide to better […]

How to write a song

29th July 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
In 1961 when John Lennon was asked where the band name came from he famously […]

WaterBear's ultimate band name generator

3rd June 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
Creating the ultimate band name (or indeed album or song title) can be a right […]

The end of university as we know it

19th February 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
There’s going to be a revolution in higher education. It’s going to be the end […]

Falmouth University to accredit WaterBear music degrees

13th February 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
Falmouth University accredits WaterBear music degrees - a commitment to quality and innovation WaterBear founding […]

The chronicles of NAMM

21st January 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
I wasn’t going to go to NAMM. I didn't have the urge to look at […]

3 signs your band isn't going to make it

8th January 2020 by Bruce Dickinson
I will tell you the three deciding factors in your band’s success. However, the important […]

5 things bands should never do at a gig

13th December 2019 by Bruce Dickinson
Tip no.1 - don’t talk drivel. People fail to appreciate that a set needs to […]

Why musicians shouldn't listen to their parents

25th September 2019 by Bruce Dickinson
Do not listen to your parents. Actually, let me rephrase. Musicians, do not listen to […]

How to make £100 a day from your merch

18th September 2019 by Bruce Dickinson
Today, I want to talk about how to make £100 a day on Merch. Having […]

How to manage musicians

12th September 2019 by Bruce Dickinson
Let's discuss the six-million-dollar question “How do you manage pesky musicians?” This is why bands […]

How to book your own tour (insider tips)

13th August 2019 by Bruce Dickinson
It can be tough being a professional musician, however, this blog is all about making […]

3 quick wins to improve your live shows

6th August 2019 by Bruce Dickinson
I want to impart you with a few quick wins for improving your live shows. […]

How to budget & record an album in 2020

29th July 2019 by Bruce Dickinson
How are you going to create the budget for recording an album in 2020? And, […]

Am I too old to have a career in music?

23rd July 2019 by Bruce Dickinson
I have a message of hope to all those who want a career in music. […]

How to get a publishing deal

9th July 2019 by Bruce Dickinson
Publishing is a subject close to my heart as my first publishing deal directly resulted […]
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