James is a freelance writer and former Junior Deals Writer at Guitar Player. Before writing, James worked as a guitar salesman at a local music store, so he knows a thing or two about matching people with their perfect instruments. James also has experience working in other areas of the music trade, having briefly worked for online music distributor, RouteNote. James is a guitarist, bassist, and drummer and has also toured the UK and Europe with his old band Hypophora.
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