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Move It Around

Perhaps there's another reason for those weirdly set up kits... Electronic kits have one unique ability – in the words of the great Bill Bruford, talking on Rockshool back in the early 1980's about his electronic kit “Any pad can be any thing, at any time”. And that go me thinking... I once

By | 2019-03-31T23:14:45+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on Move It Around

Zildjian Artists Session, London 2019

Last week Zildjian invited a few members of their Zildjian GBI family to a little meet up in London for an Artist Session. Players such as Mikey Sorbello, Richard Brook, Darby Todd, Kev Whitehead, Steve White, Andy Gangadeen, Kaz Rodriguez, Simon Hanson, Bob Knight, Ash Soan, Colin Woolway, Cherisse Osei, Emily Dolan Davies, Steve Barney,

By | 2019-03-28T09:49:38+00:00 March 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Zildjian Artists Session, London 2019

Tommy Igoe headlines the Royal College of Music Festival of Percussion 2019

The Royal College of Music (RCM) Festival of Percussion 2019 returns on Sunday 5 May. Internationally-renowned drummer Tommy Igoe headlines a full day of performances, talks and workshops for audiences of all ages. Now in its ninth year, the RCM Festival of Percussion is an established highlight of the UK percussion calendar. Alongside Ronnie Scott’s

By | 2019-03-05T21:34:56+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Tommy Igoe headlines the Royal College of Music Festival of Percussion 2019

Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra UK Premiere tour

Stewart Copeland will be bringing his ‘Lights Up The Orchestra’ concert to the UK for March ’19 dates. The performance will be a celebration of the legendary drummer’s musical career. Along with other band members, sticksman Copeland formed The Police in 1977. The rock trio went on to become one of the most internationally successful

By | 2019-03-01T00:43:54+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra UK Premiere tour

One (China) Note Or Two?

Acoustic instruments are marvellous things – we hit them, stroke them, caress notes out of them, and they never swear at us or refuse to make a noise (of some sort, not necessarily the noise we want though). They continuously react with their surroundings (clap your hands with your foot pressing down on the sustain

By | 2019-02-28T13:28:32+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on One (China) Note Or Two?

Yamaha to Distribute Protection Racket Cases in UK

Yamaha Music Europe GmbH(UK)are proud to announce sole UK distribution for Protection Racket from 1stMarch 2019. This recent move expands Yamaha’s distribution role for Protection Racket which also includes Japan, since 2005, and Mainland Europe, since 2015. With no compromise in construction, Protection Racket’s supply of affordable quality cases for drums and other musical instruments

By | 2019-02-28T18:09:27+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Yamaha to Distribute Protection Racket Cases in UK

Young Drummer Final 2019!

And so it comes to an end for another year – the Young Drummer Of The Year 2019 competition has seen Nathan Shingler come out with the prize in what was a very close final. As mentioned by so many who attended, the standard was higher than ever and all those who took part deserve a big

By | 2019-02-04T12:31:59+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Categories: Features|Comments Off on Young Drummer Final 2019!

NAMM 2019 – Remo Press Releases

Adjustable Bass Drum Dampener Remo is proud to introduce the new Lock Top Drum Riser. Remo’s Lock Top Drum Riser is designed to ergonomically position the drums playing surface at an optimum drumming height. Bass tones resonate freely as the Lock Top Drum Riser lifts the drum off the floor making playing a drum while

By | 2019-02-01T15:46:01+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NAMM 2019 – Remo Press Releases

Noise Annoys

For some reason, anyone can play the piano, or violin, or clarinet, and the world smiles benignly and wishes them well in their endeavours. However, as soon as the chosen instrument becomes drums, everyone has a problem, from family, to neighbours, to law enforcement agencies (try telling a policemen you play drums and see how

By | 2019-02-01T00:52:05+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on Noise Annoys

NAMM 2019 – Tycoon Percussion Press Release

Tycoon Percussion have announced a number of additions to their already impressive range of percussion instruments including the Supremo Kinetic Series, Finn Cajon, Bold Series Cajons and the Kalani World Rhythm Sets. Finn Cajon Tycoon is proud to introduce the all-new Finn Cajon, 100% crafted from Finnish Birch imported directly from Finland. Constructed using 10

By | 2019-01-25T09:47:07+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NAMM 2019 – Tycoon Percussion Press Release
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