“If you’re in a band, hopefully you’ve figured out that everyone mucks in to making the business side run smoothly - taking t-shirts to the post office, keeping Facebook updated, taking it in turns to be the sober one operating the vehicle after a show.
"Even as a hired gun with Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls I try to do more. The guitarist, bass player and I built a rehearsal room; I’ve tour managed while drumming; and until recently on some tours I would guitar tech for Frank. Don’t undersell yourself if you’re getting paid for a gig, either. I still get palpitations when I quote a day rate to someone but I know I’ve worked hard to be worth an OK wage. I’m not going to be shy about what I think I’m worth. If they don’t agree someone else gets that gig and so be it.”