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mikedolbear.com 2018 Young Drummer Of The Year, Final 10!

The YDOTY 2018, sponsored by the British Drum Company and the UK Drum Show, is very pleased to announce the final 10 drummers in the competition, to be held on Sunday 4th February. There were over 250 entries for the 2018 competition, and the level was exceptionally high, but from that number, the drummers who

By | 2017-12-11T22:56:29+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Inside Track : Gregg Bissonette Live Webcast – Wednesday 6th (8pm UK)

Join Greg Bissonette LIVE on Wednesday, December 6th at 3pm ( US Eastern Time, 8pm UK) for “The Inside Track” global webcast. Watch live as Gregg shares stories of his long and successful career, including his 10 years touring with “Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band”, and his experience as one of the world’s most in-demand

By | 2017-12-04T14:01:29+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Carry On Learning

  Time to Read The Flippin' Manual? (ahem!) Is owning an electronic drum kit (or any electronic drum product for that matter) the pinnacle, or aim, of wanting one? What I mean is, if you've been hankering for the best bit of electronic gear you can afford, is the moment you actually get

By | 2017-12-01T00:38:09+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Seriously Wired|0 Comments

Teenage Cancer Trust Launch ’12 Drummers Drumming’ Auction

This Christmas you could be the proud owner of some incredible pieces of signed drumming memorabilia. With support from REMO, and the worldwide drumming community, '12 Drummers Drumming', is an auction in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. You will have the opportunity to bid on some amazing pieces, from some of the biggest names in the industry, including signed

By | 2017-11-29T13:09:52+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

2018 Young Drummer Of The Year – Top 40

There were more than 250 entries for the 2018 Young Drummer Of The Year Final. Here, in no particular order, are the top 40. 1: Ben Williams 2: Isaac Harari 3: Jack Elston  4: Calvin Davidson   5: Ollie Thacker 6: Guy Rudman 7: Louise Honeyman 8: James Armfield 9: Emmanuel Mitchell 10: Jeremiah Joshua

By | 2017-11-30T22:14:49+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on 2018 Young Drummer Of The Year – Top 40

Studio Quality Drum Sound: Yamaha EAD-10 – Make Your Drums Do More

The EAD10 acoustic electronic drum module instantly transforms your acoustic drum kit into a powerful digital/electronic hybrid with sampled sounds and studio quality digital effects. It allows you to play and record your acoustic drums along with your favourite artists from your music library or from tracks from your friends and share them digitally. With

By | 2017-11-13T16:34:27+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Studio Quality Drum Sound: Yamaha EAD-10 – Make Your Drums Do More

Award-Winning UK Percussionist Pete Lockett Joins Latin Percussion Family

London-based multi-instrumentalist and percussionist Pete Lockett has signed on as an official endorser of Latin Percussion (LP). One of the world’s most respected percussionists, Lockett is best known for his diverse body of work including recording and touring with Björk, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, Dido, Bill Bruford, Jeff Beck and Noel Gallagher among many others.

By | 2017-11-13T14:22:39+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Award-Winning UK Percussionist Pete Lockett Joins Latin Percussion Family

Sabian introduce Tollspire Chimes

Sabian introduces the Tollspire Chimes – a set of 5 conically-shaped micro-splashes, sized in quarter-inch increments from 4.75" to 5.75". Crafted from Sabian B20 Bronze, they are rolled and tempered from splash- thickness blanks, then formed into a cupless, conical shape. The result is a compelling combination of chime, bell and splash, offering melodic sounds

By | 2017-11-13T14:19:44+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sabian introduce Tollspire Chimes

Pre order from Hudson Music and Mark Colenburg – The Beat Matrix Unlocked

Coming soon from Hudson Music and Mark Colenburg, a new Book with Video: The Beat Matrix Unlocked - A new template for the art of hip-hop drumming. The Beat Matrix Unlocked contains over 300 examples covering unique approaches to hip-hop drumming and groove creativity. Challenge your feel, independence, and chops while expanding your groove knowledge and sound options.

By | 2017-11-09T11:54:21+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Pre order from Hudson Music and Mark Colenburg – The Beat Matrix Unlocked

“Thats it, son! You’ve gone and crossed the threshold now!”

Yes, this really does have relevance to the piece - it beeps when I leave the door open. Have you ever wondered how your electronic drum pads work? No! Stop! Don’t hit the back button! This might be something which could be useful. Honest! Hopefully a little bit of knowledge in this area

By | 2017-11-01T01:16:00+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on “Thats it, son! You’ve gone and crossed the threshold now!”
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