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Learn to Play Day 2017: This Weekend, 24th, 25th June!

With only four days to go to Learn to Play Day 2017 thousands of FREE music lessonsare being booked up across the country. Check venues near you now. Here are just a few of the amazing events you could be involved with: - Yamaha Music London  with Nina Schofield will be holding FREE live music workshops for 8-15 years olds at their store

By | 2017-06-20T21:56:39+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

NEW SERIES – Backstage with… Eric Hernandez (Bruno Mars)

This is the first of a new 'Backstage with...' series where we get to see behind the scenes with some really top flight drummers, and venture into areas that the public just never, ever see. In this first episode Mike chatted to Eric Hernandez from Bruno Mars' Band when he was in London at the

By | 2017-06-21T08:16:58+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Features|0 Comments

Mike Dolbear Masterclasses In Bournemouth

  Back By Popular Demand! In association with Danny Pearson Drums - an affiliated Mike Dolbear drum school Danny is pleased to announce the 4th annual Mike Dolbear masterclass day taking place at Absolute Music in Bournemouth. On Sunday July 9th, Mike will be doing two classes for students looking to improve their playing in all

By | 2017-06-07T14:02:18+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Mike Dolbear Masterclasses In Bournemouth

Gabor Dornyei from DIME ONLINE – Using Samba to extend your Independence

In this first lesson for MikeDolbear.com DIME ONLINE Head Of Drums Gabor Dornyei teaches you extended independence over the Brazilian Samba Rhythm by adding Joe Morello's legendary "Killer Exercise" on the snare drum. If you want to learn more like this and develop yourself as a professional drummer, be sure to visit our website at www.dime-online.org and

By | 2017-06-13T23:05:07+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: Education|Comments Off on Gabor Dornyei from DIME ONLINE – Using Samba to extend your Independence

Roland Announces SPD::ONE Series Percussion Pads – Press Release

Roland has announced the SPD::ONE series, a new line of compact electronic percussion pads that can be played with drumsticks, hands, or feet. Offering features like built-in sounds, user sample import, intuitive operation, and more, the SPD::ONE series enables any musician to enhance their performances and expand their creativity with Roland’s leading digital percussion technology.

By | 2017-05-26T17:25:17+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Roland Announces SPD::ONE Series Percussion Pads – Press Release

DrumCore 4.2 Plug-In Adds UI Zooming – Press Release

Sonoma Wire Works has released an update toDrumCore® 4, the critically acclaimed AAX/VST3/AU plug-in with tempo-stretchable audio and MIDI drum loops of inspiring performances by hit-proven drummers, plus multi-velocity samples of their drum kits in many styles. DrumCore's 4.2 update adds UI zooming, which helps DC4 fit better on laptops and smaller screens. Right click

By | 2017-05-26T15:44:53+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on DrumCore 4.2 Plug-In Adds UI Zooming – Press Release

Learn to Play Day 2017 Unveils New Anthem

‘Beat Another Rhythm’ is the official anthem of Learn to Play Day 2017. It has been written by UK singer / songwriter Nina Schofield who was commissioned by Yamaha Music London to be the voice and face of this year’s event on 24th and 25th June. Learn to Play Day is the flagship event of

By | 2017-05-24T20:53:22+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Learn to Play Day 2017 Unveils New Anthem

LP Celebrates Longstanding Relationship With Carlos Santana

In celebration of their nearly 50-year relationship with Grammy Award-winning Latin rock icon, Carlos Santana, Latin Percussion (LP) has recently announced the addition of a new series of eye-catching bongos, congas and a timbale bell to the affordable Aspire line of percussion instruments which feature the memorable “Santana Lion” artwork from the band’s 1969 self-titled

By | 2017-05-24T20:44:15+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on LP Celebrates Longstanding Relationship With Carlos Santana

Leo Taylor Endorses Dream Cymbals

Sakae Drums artist Leo Taylor now also endorses Canada-based Dream Cymbals; both brands distributed in the U.K. by SVM Percussion. Dream Cymbals has welcomed young drummer Leo Taylor from Area 11 into the U.K. family of artists. Area 11 are an electronic rock band, whose recent album 'Modern Synthesis' hit No.27 in the U.K. album

By | 2017-05-10T20:23:39+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Leo Taylor Endorses Dream Cymbals
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