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Hudson Digital to Distribute Rhythm & Fills book/audio by Mike Dolbear

The original Rhythm and Fills book was published in 2000 and became a very popular book in the drumming community. Author Mike Dolbear then updated it to include an 80 minute audio CD/ minus drums play along, so the student had a frame of reference and could put the material into a musical context. Mike said "I am really

By | 2019-06-13T23:11:26+00:00 June 13th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

AAA Tech Diaries – Tom ‘Woody’ Wood – June 2019

First live show with The 1975. Kingston, November 2018 ‘The 1975 Tech Position’ Hey everyone! I hope you all enjoyed the first feature. Obviously, in that piece I covered everything on how I got to where I am now in my career as a drum tech. In this month’s feature I thought I

By | 2019-05-31T22:21:47+00:00 June 1st, 2019|Categories: Features|Comments Off on AAA Tech Diaries – Tom ‘Woody’ Wood – June 2019

When It All Goes Wrong…

So, you have your lovely shiny electronic kit all set up. You have tweaked it for weeks and it sounds great and is just right... and then, inevitably, something starts to behave oddly. And it is always at the worst possible time... or at least it seems that way. We've all been there, one pad,

By | 2019-05-28T23:09:40+00:00 June 1st, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on When It All Goes Wrong…

Virgil Donati hits the UK – July 2019!

  Mike Dolbear and mikedolbear.com, in association with DW drums, Sabian, Vater and Remo, are bringing Australian drumming phenomenon Virgil Donati to the UK for four exclusive masterclasses and clinics. Photo taken in North Hollywood on 07/29/15. Known for his speed, precision and dexterity, along with his amazing clinics and production work, Virgil Donati has worked with Southern

By | 2019-05-24T20:02:17+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Virgil Donati hits the UK – July 2019!

The Language Of Drumming – Benny Greb – Now Released as instant download e-book

Following up and expanding on the concepts presented in his best-selling video of the same name, Benny Greb brings forth a wealth of practice material for drummers of all styles and levels. The Language of Drumming Book provides exercises for grooves, fills, independence, and more, progressing from rhythmic letters and words to syntax and language, ultimately providing an easily understandable

By | 2019-05-14T23:09:35+00:00 May 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on The Language Of Drumming – Benny Greb – Now Released as instant download e-book

Hudson Releases ‘My Las Vegas’ – The incredible life story of Bobby Morris.

My Las Vegas is the incredible life story of Bobby Morris, who arrived in the U.S. from Poland at age ten, where he shined shoes and dreamed of being a drummer, and rose to become a music legend both behind the drums and in the Vegas entertainment industry. Leaving home as a teenager during the height

By | 2019-05-14T23:04:27+00:00 May 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Hudson Releases ‘My Las Vegas’ – The incredible life story of Bobby Morris.

AAA Tech Diaries – May 2019

This month we introduce a new member of the team. Tom 'Woody' Wood is a drum tech who is going to write a monthly column about his life on the road. Rather than say anything more, I'll let him tell you instead. Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome Woody... On Tour with The 1975, January

By | 2019-05-01T08:37:51+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Categories: Features|Comments Off on AAA Tech Diaries – May 2019

Mesh… Again!

Ok, ok, so we've looked at mesh before, but judging by some Facebook threads on the usual suspect's pages, maybe we out to just cover a couple of things again. Mesh does not feel like a real, mylar drum head. Due to its very nature (the fact that is it woven and not a single

By | 2019-04-30T23:48:49+00:00 April 30th, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on Mesh… Again!

Latin Percussion Launches ‘We Are Rhythm’ Podcasts

Latin Percussion (LP) is delighted to announce its new podcast series, We Are Rhythm, starting on Tuesday April 9th, 2019. The We Are Rhythm podcasts are hosted by multi-talented percussionists Joey De Leon and Jhair Sala. They will explore the essence of Latin music culture through a series of conversations with some of the most talented percussionists, drummers, multi-instrumentalists, bandleaders and producers around

By | 2019-04-14T16:26:47+00:00 April 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Latin Percussion Launches ‘We Are Rhythm’ Podcasts

LP Celebrates 55th Anniversary in London at Famed Ronnie Scott’s

Latin Percussion (LP) recently celebrated more than half a century as the largest hand percussion brand in the world by hosting a second Rhythm Jam concert at the world famous Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in London. Special guests at the event were Grammy Award-winning percussionist Giovanni Hidalgo and Jamiroquai’s Sola Akingbola with his band, Critical Mass. LP’s Brand

By | 2019-04-14T16:19:57+00:00 April 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on LP Celebrates 55th Anniversary in London at Famed Ronnie Scott’s
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