As we are into the new year and the Fringe is approaching I thought it would be a good time to share and let everyone know where we stand as buskers who need to use amplification.
Peter Pik has been coming to the Fringe for the last five years and plays instrumental guitar which needs to be amplified in order to be heard. However over those years there has been a campaign to shut down amplification and one of the main proponents for this ludicrous idea lives on Rose St where amplification is particularly resisted with signs and phone calls to the police.
Well when we got home Ted flopped down exhausted from his day at the Fringe. And of course he was on top form with the Ted Effect and everyone wanted to stop and say hello. I was telling everyone that his name is “Five pound a selfie” to roars of laughter and one person actually wanted to pay so they got a free one for being so nice and gullible.
We bumped into Peter Pik who was working hard today and had been busking around the place so remember and say hello if you hear his music and check out his new CD it’s got seventeen songs on it and is a compilation of the most popular requests that he gets. Pete reckons Ted could be a busker but he’s got to practise everyday (more…)