Grocery Shopping for Musicians

Good Musicians + Good Food = Good Session. Or even crap food will do. Just some good old, crap, free food. When hiring out a studio and hosting a recording session, it is good studio etiquette to provide snacks. Buying snacks is an investment into your band’s sense of wellbeing, resulting in enthusiastic takes and you, the host, not being talked about in session musician circles as being a stingy bugger. With our reputations on the line Hughie and I hit up the Helensvale IGA on the way to Hillvalley studios. Top of the shopping list was a 30 pack of bottled water, for hydration, but also for Murray the drummer, who was on a post-tour, everything-free diet, trying to reverse the effects of th