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GEWA Drum Workstation G9 online Deep Dive with Ben Barter on Zoom – 22 October, 8-9 pm CET

The GEWA G9 team prepared something special for all of those who haven’t been able to attend the amazing GEWA G9 workshops at the NAMM show 2020: Ben Barter, one of the major players in the game of electronic drumming has prepared a new performance to showcase all the amazing features of the G9. And

By | 2020-10-12T17:38:08+00:00 October 12th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on GEWA Drum Workstation G9 online Deep Dive with Ben Barter on Zoom – 22 October, 8-9 pm CET

Will Calhoun Joins Gretsch Drums

Gretsch Drums is delighted to announce that Grammy Award winning drummer, Will Calhoun, is now an official endorser. Best known as the drummer of the alternative rock band, Living Colour, Calhoun’s extraordinary creative vision and drumming talents have seen him contribute to many and varied music genres including jazz, rock, hip-hop, ambient and much more.

By | 2020-10-01T11:50:20+00:00 October 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Will Calhoun Joins Gretsch Drums

Roland Expands TR Lineup With The TR-6S Rhythm Performer, TR-06 Drumatix, And TR-606 Software Rhythm Composer

Roland welcomes three new instruments to the famous TR drum machine family. Based on the flagship TR-8S, the TR-6S Rhythm Performer delivers next-generation TR performance in a compact and affordable package. The TR-06 Drumatix is the latest addition to the Roland Boutique series, blending the sounds and workflow of the ‘80s-era TR-606 hardware with modern enhancements. Also based on the TR-606, the TR-606 Software Rhythm Composer expands Roland Cloud’s Legendary series with another renowned TR instrument.  TR drum machines have driven music culture for

By | 2020-09-30T18:03:57+00:00 October 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Roland Expands TR Lineup With The TR-6S Rhythm Performer, TR-06 Drumatix, And TR-606 Software Rhythm Composer

Jost Nickel’s Snare Book Review

In “Jost Nickel's Snare Book”, Jost explores rudimental work and snare drum based exercises to improve your hand technique and independence. In the intro of his book, Jost promises us exercises and an approach to rudiments that will make us WANT to practise rather than feel OBLIGED to, and I must say the slightly unconventional

By | 2020-09-30T23:58:59+00:00 October 1st, 2020|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Jost Nickel’s Snare Book Review

Code Introduce the Signal Head

Code Drumheads have introduced the Signal range of heads to their already extensive catalogue. The Signal represents one of Code’s most hard-wearing heads to date. Its construction is a single 14 mils PET film ply, held in place with Code’s unique Grip-Tight TM rim technology. The combination of the rim design and thicker single ply

By | 2020-09-30T23:59:22+00:00 October 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Code Introduce the Signal Head

DW Introduces The Collector’s Series Space Carbon Snares

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) have introduced the all-new Collector’s Series Space Carbon snares, an distinct sonic alternative to wood and metal snares. The versatile properties of carbon fiber have given the composite material a legendary reputation among drummers across several musical genres. Its impressive strength-to-weight ratio combined with a non-porous, glass-like reflection make it the

By | 2020-09-30T23:58:40+00:00 October 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on DW Introduces The Collector’s Series Space Carbon Snares

Perfection

Recently I had to program a John Bonham 'style' drum track. I wanted to make it so that hearing it instantly conjured up thoughts of John Bonham but without being any one of his particular grooves ie not trying to rip him off totally. I decided I wanted a groove similar to Fool In The

By | 2020-10-01T00:09:23+00:00 October 1st, 2020|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on Perfection

‘Get It Started’ Livestream With Daru Jones, Now On Drum Network

Pacific Drums and Percussion (PDP) is launching a brand new live stream show called ‘Get It Started’ with Grammy Award-winning drummer, Daru Jones. PDP’s ‘Get It Started’ is the place for drummers looking to take their music career to the next level.  The live stream will include a wide range of topics, and offer viewers an

By | 2020-09-15T09:53:23+00:00 September 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on ‘Get It Started’ Livestream With Daru Jones, Now On Drum Network

Mike Dolbear Presents Zoom Masterclasses – Thomas Lang, Monday 14th Sept

As we currently cannot go to clinics or masterclasses, I wanted to use this online platform to present some great sounding, great looking events, with top educational content from some of the best drummers around today. And all from the comfort of your own home. I know I am not the first or only one

By | 2020-09-02T20:23:13+00:00 September 3rd, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Mike Dolbear Presents Zoom Masterclasses – Thomas Lang, Monday 14th Sept

Sabian Royalty Ride

Sabian Remakes Cymbal History It's been one of the most discussed topics in drummer circles since being recorded: What was the ride cymbal that Roy Haynes so masterfully played on Chick Corea’s 1968 album "Now He Sings, Now He Sobs”. With the gracious permission of Jazz great Chick Corea, SABIAN was given the rare opportunity

By | 2020-09-01T00:46:30+00:00 September 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sabian Royalty Ride
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Sabian HHX - Change the rules of the game