About Us

Zing Instruments is a UK based music blog. We publish in-depth guides about playing instruments and buying gear related to music and we’re all aspiring musicians and play in various bands.

Subjects we write about:

We also have a ton of info in our blog section, where we write about making it as a musician (e.g. gigging, recording music, etc), social media for musicians,Β and a ton of other stuff.

Welcome to our corner of the internet πŸ™‚


So who’s doing all the work then? Hmm, let’s see…

Ged Richardson

Ged Richardson
Editor-In-Chief / Founder

Contact: ged@zinginstruments.com

Ged is the crazy dude behind all this. As the founder and editor-in-chief, he spends an inordinate amount of time researching and geeking out on all this stuff. When he’s not spending time with his two little ones, he’s co-founder and guitarist of London based Gypsy Jazz group Django Mango. He’s an owner of a vintage Campervan too, which he keeps telling himself is worth the repair bills and random breakdowns πŸ™‚



Roz Bruce
Head of Music Education

Roz heads up music education at Zing. A multi-instrumentalist and music teacher, she plays in various alt-rock bands.

Maddie Angel

Maddie Angel
Senior Writer

Maddie is a senior writer for Zing. She plays guitar in a metal band and has a passion for flute and classical music (yes, quite an eclectic mix!)



Ben Long

Ben is bass guitarist and songwriter for alt-rock band Stateline Road. When he’s not jamming, he’s watching his beloved Man City.​



Sam Astill
SEO & Content Manager

Sam looks after the SEO and content marketing side of things. When he’s not deep in content, he’s listening to Kasabian.