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Joe Clegg Launches The ‘You’re So Hybrid’ Video Series

Joe Clegg is pleased to launch his ‘You’re So Hybrid!’ video series, an introduction to using Ableton Livewith electronic drums for live music performance. Drummer Joe Clegg, known for his long standing collaboration with Brit Award winner Ellie Goulding, is also the musical director for Grammy Award winners Clean Bandit and live music producer for

By | 2019-10-12T10:56:45+00:00 October 12th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

CP Samples releases Chris Whitten Drums for Roland TM-6 Pro

CP Samples have announced that they have released a special pack of samples specifically for Roland TM-6 Pro users. Chris Whitten made a name for himself playing drums with Paul McCartney, Dire Straits, Edie Brickell, The Pretenders and The Waterboys amongst many others. In 2005 Chris started collaborating with record producer Peter Henderson (Supertramp, Rush

By | 2019-10-01T13:01:34+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Reissued Santa Monica Shells Celebrate DW Drum Making History

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) has announced the reissue of the original Collector’s Series all-maple shell configuration. Named after the famed California beach town where Drum Workshop was founded, the shells offer yet another versatile sonic option for drummers and pay tribute to DW’s near 50 year drum-making legacy. Hand-crafted from select plies North American Hard

By | 2019-09-30T22:41:32+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

A Mass Of Software

I'm not sure about you, but as I have bought lots of drum software from different manufacturers in the past, I regularly get emails with offers and special deals. These could be anything from sample packs to new sound packages, to new MIDI packs and I'm often tempted. But should we buy software, just because

By | 2019-09-30T22:16:33+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|0 Comments

Young Drummer Of The Year 2020 – Entries Now Open!

  History of the Competition The inaugural YDOTY competition kicked off in October 2002 when a story was posted on the mikedolbear.com website, inviting young drummers from around the UK to enter the first annual 'Young Drummer of the Year' competition. The competition was put together to give the country’s young drumming talent a national, and indeed

By | 2019-09-30T22:49:08+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Roland Releases Cross-Platform Music Creation App Zenbeats

Roland has announced the release of Zenbeats, an 'intuitive and inspiring music creation app' that runs cross-platform and is free to access on Android, ChromeOS, iOS, Windows, and macOS devices, allowing anyone to be creative—anytime, anywhere. The acquisition of Open Labs' award-winning Stagelight app serves as the foundation for Roland Zenbeats, highlighting Roland’s 'ongoing investment

By | 2019-09-18T22:39:03+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Roland Releases Cross-Platform Music Creation App Zenbeats

Steve Ferrone Receives UK Homecoming

Gretsch Drums endorsee, Steve Ferrone, was inducted into the Brighton Music Walk of Fame in his hometown of Brighton, England on 10thJuly 2019. He joins an esteemed company of musicians that includes Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Dave Gilmour and The Who. The ceremony was attended by Gretsch President Fred Gretsch, 4thgeneration of the founding Gretsch family.

By | 2019-09-09T15:52:25+00:00 September 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Steve Ferrone Receives UK Homecoming

A Little Bit Of Effort Goes A Very Long Way

Does your electronic kit play like a lovely soft duvet, with fresh Egyptian cotton sheets... I'm wandering over old ground here, but this months subject is due to the many questions I've read online or that have been sent to me directly to me in the last few weeks, that frankly, shouldn't need

By | 2019-09-02T00:07:35+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on A Little Bit Of Effort Goes A Very Long Way