In the last article about gigging an e-kit we talked about getting the kit gig-ready – sorting the sounds and configuring the module. Well a LOT has happened since then. I gigged my trusty Yamaha DTX-750K for about 1 year in a range of venues from smalls pubs to clubs and large function spaces. I’ll cut to the chase – it was a nightmare!Continue reading “Gigging an Electronic Drum Kit – Part 3”
Music teachers should be aware of this music teachers’ cheque (check) scam that did the rounds a while ago. I’m quite impressed that Google (well, my Gmail account) initially correctly picked this up as spam – I only spotted it when I randomly checked my spam mail folder, which I rarely do. Don’t get caught out by this one – have a read of what happened.Continue reading “Music Teacher Scam – Beware!”
A metronome is an essential tool for any drummer – beginner or experienced. Every drummer should have one and know how to use it – it’s invaluable to developing your ‘internal clock’ and a great way to track your progress on the instrument.Continue reading “Free Drumming Metronome”
This is the most subjective thing in the world, ever. It is also a list that changes, for me, on almost a daily basis. But regardless here’s 5 inspirational videos all drummers should watch.
I’m often asked by young budding drummers “What CD’s should I listen to?” and of course the answer is “Anything and everything!”. It’s so subjective and even top drummers wouldn’t be able to agree on a definitive ‘Top 10’ list of music all drummers should listen to. Continue reading “Recommended Listening for Drummers”