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YDOTY Final 10

  Young Drummer Of The Year 2022 The final 10, in no particular order, are; 1: Charlie Gregory (17) Stratford 2: Greg Jacobs (16) Northampton 3: Conrad Adams (16) Hong Kong 4: Olly Robinson (15) Worcester 5: Tyler Baker (14) Colchester 6: Jeremie Animan (16) London 7: Nemo Ganguli (17) Edinburgh 8: Heath Campbell (17)

By | 2021-12-04T14:30:29+00:00 December 4th, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

BBC Children In Need Drumathon with Owain Wyn Evans

For the BBC's Children In Need appeal this year, the BBC’s drumming weatherman, Owain Wyn Evans, has accepted a challenge that is particularly close to our hearts – to drum constantly for 24 hours. But he's not going to be doing it alone as musicians from around the UK will be spurring him on. Mark

By | 2021-10-14T21:22:48+00:00 October 15th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on BBC Children In Need Drumathon with Owain Wyn Evans

British Drum Company Release “The Super 7”

The Super 7 from British Drum Company is something really quite special. The inner shell is handcrafted from Purpleheart veneers with an outer ply finished in high-gloss lacquered Fiddleback Sycamore. The 13” x 7” size offers a higher pitch but still with plenty of “body”. The four vents have been added to aid sensitivity and

By | 2021-10-14T21:12:06+00:00 October 15th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on British Drum Company Release “The Super 7”

Vic Firth New Releases

Vic Firth Introduces The Mike Johnston Custom Collaboration American Classic NE-1 The Avedis Zildjian Company, parent company of Vic Firth, is pleased to announce the release of the Mike Johnston Custom Collaboration American Classic NE-1 sticks. Mike Johnston has shared his musical mind as a world-renowned online educator since 2014. In tune with the constant

By | 2021-10-01T11:20:02+00:00 October 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Vic Firth New Releases

Zildjian Press Releases – Lots of Zildjian News!

Zildjian FX Raw Crashes Now Available Globally The Avedis Zildjian Company is pleased to announce the wider release of their exciting FX Raw crashes, available with large or small bell options. FX Raw Crashes are the most unrefined and funky cymbals Zildjian has ever produced. No two Raw Crashes sound or look alike, which make

By | 2021-10-01T11:09:36+00:00 October 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Zildjian Press Releases – Lots of Zildjian News!

“Count Me In” Film – Now on Netflix

If you have been on Netflix recently then you'll probably have seen adverts for “Count Me In”, a film about drummers directed by Mark Lo. If you haven't seen it yet, then it is definitely worth a watch (even my non-drumming wife loved it). What you might not know is that there is a link

By | 2021-09-14T21:20:28+00:00 September 14th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on “Count Me In” Film – Now on Netflix

Seriously Wired #46 – Common Problems

Back to technique this month. Much as I'd love to see these issues go away, a quick look at various social media platforms is enough to show they haven't... yet. So I thought I'd look at these 2 really common issues, and hopefully explain not just how to solve them, but actually why they are

By | 2021-07-31T15:50:13+00:00 August 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Seriously Wired #46 – Common Problems
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