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Sabian Celebrates David Garibaldi And 50 Years Of Tower Of Power With “The Soul Side” Ride

To celebrate Tower of Power’s 50th anniversary, and the release of their 16th studio album “The Soul Side of Town Vol. 1”, SABIAN has just announced a limited edition 21” HH model named “The Soul Side” Ride. Developed with David Garibaldi for that very special Tower of Power sound − think classics such as “What is Hip?”,

By | 2018-10-14T08:48:31+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sabian Celebrates David Garibaldi And 50 Years Of Tower Of Power With “The Soul Side” Ride

Young Drummer Of The Year 2019 Entrance NOW OPEN!

Yes, after this years amazing finale, the 2019 Young Drummer Of The Year competition is now open for contestants. To go with it there is a brand new site at http://youngdrummeroftheyear.co.uk, but there is also some other news as well for those entering... In 2019, the winner of the competition will walk away, not just with

By | 2018-10-10T22:15:50+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Young Drummer Of The Year 2019 Entrance NOW OPEN!

Aerodrums release a 3D/VR companion app for their air drumming instrument

Aerodrums have announced the eagerly awaited add-on to its unique air drumming percussion instrument. The 3D/VR feature is a free app that complements the Aerodrums experience by augmenting it with 3D visuals that can be viewed on screen or through virtual reality headsets. The highly requested companion app shows the drummer a responsive 3D rendering

By | 2018-10-05T18:28:24+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Aerodrums release a 3D/VR companion app for their air drumming instrument

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

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

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

By | 2018-08-17T12:01:57+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sabian Sponsors Third Annual Cobham Retreat In Mesa, AZ

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

By | 2018-08-17T11:58:09+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sabian Launches New Online Custom Shop

‘Concepts: A Guide to Essential Drumset Processes’ Book Launched

Chops Are Out, Concepts Are In! Social media has distorted the reality of playing drums, giving chops, licks and patterns too much importance. Nick Schlesinger’s new book Concepts: A guide to essential drumset processes... offers a fresh alternative to drummers seeking to develop their own creativity, ideas and style. By focusing less on specifics and more

By | 2018-07-26T23:10:16+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on ‘Concepts: A Guide to Essential Drumset Processes’ Book Launched

Hudson Music releases ‘Trap Style Drumming for the Acoustic & Hybrid Drumset’ Book

The first ever instructional book on how to play Trap style beats – Trap Style Drumming for the Acoustic and Hybrid Drumset – written by Greg “Torch” Sgrulloni. This book dissects and explains the elements found in Trap grooves and provides exercises for application on the drum set. The culmination of four years of research, trial and error, and

By | 2018-07-25T14:10:43+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Hudson Music releases ‘Trap Style Drumming for the Acoustic & Hybrid Drumset’ Book
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