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Hudson Music Release Bernhard Lackner Play-Along Series

Play-Along Book Series from Hudson Music and Bernhard Lackner - a series of three play-along books, basic, intermediate, and advanced levels - designed for drummers! Each book includes detailed charts and audio files with and without drums. Reference drum tracks are performed by a cast superstar drummers, including  Derico Watson, Chester Thompson, Marcus Finnie, Marco

By | 2018-10-05T18:18:50+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Hudson Music Release Bernhard Lackner Play-Along Series

DIME ONLINE, with Paul Elliott – Lesson 1

    Welcome to this lesson from the team at DIME ONLINE!  This lessons series is here to help you improve your playing and will also give you an idea of what you can expect from the courses at DIME ONLINE. Hi everyone – I’m Paul Elliott, and it’s my pleasure to be able to bring

By | 2018-10-31T09:32:38+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: Education|Comments Off on DIME ONLINE, with Paul Elliott – Lesson 1

Not all heads are the same…

A little bit of history At the very start of this article I should point out that there really is nothing new under the sun. While most people think that the mesh head was new when the TD10 was launched back in 1996, it actually goes much further back. Somewhere on my computer I have

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Meinl Introduces the 16“ Byzance Vintage Sand Hats

Designed in cooperation with Benny Greb, Meinl Cymbals have introduced the new 16“ Byzance Vintage Sand Hats. The original Sand Hat idea dates back to the year 2010 when Meinl Cymbals debuted the Byzance 14“ Vintage Sand Hats. Now 8 years later, a 16“ version of the same hihat has been developed together with Benny

By | 2018-09-04T22:20:49+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Meinl Introduces the 16“ Byzance Vintage Sand Hats

Being (Technology) Literate

There was a time (a long, long ago, in a galaxy, far, far away) when certain members of any band would be the butt of all the jokes. Traditionally, the drummers were thick and dribbled when they played, bass players would be failed guitarists who could only count to four (so felt more comfortable playing

By | 2018-08-23T23:25:19+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on Being (Technology) Literate

Sonor Welcomes Aaron Spears

Sonor is thrilled to announce the addition of legendary drummer Aaron Spears to the family of artists. Aaron’s love for music began in a pentecostal church in Washington DC he went to with his parents as an infant. Music was a big part of the religious service. Seeing and listening to the choir and to the

By | 2018-08-17T18:01:13+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sonor Welcomes Aaron Spears

Sabian Sponsors Third Annual Cobham Retreat In Mesa, AZ

Sabian and the Sabian Education Network (SEN) were proud to sponsor two scholarships to the third annual Billy Cobham Art of the Rhythm Section Retreat in Mesa, Arizona. The scholarship winners were Felipe Drago from the UK and Rodrigo Villanueva-Conroy of the US. These two professional drummer/educators were able to attend the retreat thanks to

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Sabian Launches New Online Custom Shop

Sabian has just launched a brand new online Custom Shop to help drummers all over the word build the cymbal of their dreams. With the ability to select from over 29 million custom cymbal configurations at their fingertips, drummers can design their dream cymbal on the new site, consult with Sabian sound specialists, then order

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Mike Dolbear Web Show – S3 E4

Season 3, Episode 4 of The Mike Dolbear Web Show - again filmed at EastWest Studios in Los Angeles. This time, Mike catches up with two very different players who really are at the top of their games.... Eric Harland is an incredible modern jazz player (who tells of his love of John Coltrane's A

By | 2018-08-13T19:03:40+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: Features|Comments Off on Mike Dolbear Web Show – S3 E4

Modelled Drum Sounds

OK, so last time we looked at sampling. How does all this differ to modelling? Well, lets have a look; The idea of physical sound modelling has been around since the early 1970's. The principal is very simple – any sound can be approximated by adding other sounds (or waveforms) together. The more sounds you

By | 2018-07-20T23:22:29+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on Modelled Drum Sounds
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