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DIME Online Lesson 3 – January 2019

Welcome to this lesson from the team at DIME ONLINE! The lesson is designed to help you improve your playing and 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 you a new

By | 2019-01-01T11:29:38+00:00 January 1st, 2019|Categories: Education|Comments Off on DIME Online Lesson 3 – January 2019

Meinl Benny Greb 16” HiHats

Master drummer Benny Greb has been at it again. Not content with his initial 14” Sand Hats, his taste has now extended to creating a 16” version as well. The cymbals are made from B20 alloy. They have narrow lathing on all but the playing side of the top cymbal - which is unlathed -

By | 2018-12-28T14:12:16+00:00 January 1st, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Meinl Benny Greb 16” HiHats

Steve Smith Clinic/Masterclass Tour with Mike Dolbear and mikedolbear.com!

In association with Sonor drums, Zildjian cymbals, Remo drumheads, DW hardware and Vic Firth drum sticks, Steve will be doing five clinic dates and two masterclass dates (for BIMM students only). Mike said “We have been planning this for over two years but Steve has had a extra busy touring schedule since he has been touring with Journey. But finally

By | 2019-01-16T00:01:01+00:00 January 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Steve Smith Clinic/Masterclass Tour with Mike Dolbear and mikedolbear.com!

Tony Roster Jnr becomes a SlapKlatz Artist

  SlapKlatz are pleased to announce the addition of Tony Roster Jnr to its list of endorsees. Tony is now part of the endorsee family which includes the likes of Benny Greb, Anika Nilles, Craig Blundell and John ‘JR’ Robinson. Tony’s musical CV reads of a who’s who in the music industry having toured with

By | 2018-12-28T23:14:47+00:00 December 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Tony Roster Jnr becomes a SlapKlatz Artist

YDOTY 2019 The Final 10!

Congratulations to everyone who entered the 2019 Young Drummer of the Year final! Again, the standard was through the roof - well done - it's so nice to see how many great young drummers we have coming through. Seven independent judges have worked there way through the final 40 to come up with the 2019 final

By | 2018-12-10T22:53:24+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on YDOTY 2019 The Final 10!

Who are Aston Microphones?

James Young We got a chance to ask James Young, MD of Aston Microphones, some questions about the company as we realised that many musicians, particularly drummers, possibly wouldn't know much about them yet. As you will read, Aston aren't another 'UK, rebadged foreign mics' company; there's a lot more too it than

By | 2018-12-01T12:55:56+00:00 December 1st, 2018|Categories: Features|Comments Off on Who are Aston Microphones?

Aston Starlight and Spirit Microphones

The Aston Starlight. Check out the shark fin laser pointer - VERY James Bond, but entirely practical and very useful. Drummer's relationships with microphones have changed over the last ten years or so. Ten years ago, if you were a drummer and you had your own microphones, then you either had your own

By | 2018-12-01T12:54:55+00:00 December 1st, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Aston Starlight and Spirit Microphones

Seriously Wired – Using All This Stuff Live – Part 2

For live work with electronics, flight cases are your friend OK, so we looked at what sort of gear you could use last time, but a recent Facebook post about module failures got me thinking about using this stuff practically live. I've seen enough function bands who use electronics setting up to know

By | 2018-12-01T00:51:10+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on Seriously Wired – Using All This Stuff Live – Part 2

Mapex News – Black Panther Design Lab New Artists Press Releases

Mapex Drums is proud to welcome Greg Hutchinsonto the Mapex roster of artists and is pleased to announce that he will be among the first to showcase the new Black Panther Design Lab series of drums. Mapex Artist Relations Manager Bob Terry states, “I am absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such

By | 2018-11-30T17:22:24+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Mapex News – Black Panther Design Lab New Artists Press Releases
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