World’s Fastest Drummer (WFD) producer Jack Propps and Church’s Chicken have joined to honor three living legends of drumming. This year’s recipients of the WFD/Church’s Chicken Legends Series Awards are D.J. Fontana (Elvis Presley), W.S. Holland (Johnny Cash), and Richie Albright (Waylon Jennings)….
For its 2015–16 season, the Drawing Center in New York City has developed two multi-evening events for its newly renovated galleries that demonstrate the institution’s increased focus on the intersections between drawing, sound, and performance-based art….
CreativeLive Music & Audio has announced an upcoming “Studio Pass” recording workshop to be hosted by Periphery bassist/producer Adam “Nolly” Getgood and drummer Matt Halpern….
My name is Aiden Marceron, and I play drums in Bad Seed Rising. I’m thirteen years old, and I’m the youngest in the band. That being said, this makes us the youngest band signed to Roadrunner Records….
Hi MD, Pete here. We’ve all been there. Anyone who has ever held any kind of gig has had to go through some kind of audition. They can range anywhere from nerve-wracking to downright terrifying, depending on the situation. Auditions are no fun, for the drummer or the band.
Click here to check out a video demo of the four workingman’s snares discussed in August 2015’s Shop Talk article.
In this short video lesson, supplied by Drum Guru and Hudson Music, August 2015 cover artist, Antonio Sanchez, shares his favorite exercise for developing complete creative freedom with the left hand in a Brazilian samba style….
I chose to do a play through of “Majoring In The Minors” because of its dynamics as a metal song. It starts off with a basic driving drum pattern and transitions into a fast, blast beat pattern with a few odd-time meters that follow along….