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August 2022:
Ash Soan: It’s All Music!

He’s played on the Olympics with Mike Oldfield, the British version of The Voice for seven years, toured with Del Amitri, Squeeze, Faithless, The Waterboys and Mike Scott, Will Young, James Morrison, Marianne Faithfull, Sinead O’ Connor, recorded with everyone from Rod Stewart and Billy Idol to Adele and Cher, …

September 2020:
18 Drummers to Follow on Instagram
12 drummers to follow

Worldwide pandemic or not, we’re all spending more…

May 2017:
The 2017 Modern Drummer Readers Poll Winners

The universally lauded multi-genre legend joins Hall of Fame, another contemporary giant sweeps three categories, and Neil Peart returns.

December 2016:
Ash Soan
Ash Soan

Ash Soan has built an enviable studio drumming career—topped by a Grammy win with Adele—a burgeoning social-media presence, and his own recording studio. Housed in a 200-year-old windmill located on his property, the striking, round-shaped studio has recently found Soan producing drum tracks for the likes of James Morrison and …

Posted: July 17, 2019

Category: News, News and Events
US Winner Takes Home Top Prize in Shure Drum Mastery 2019 Contest

Session drummer Ash Soan and an all-star drummer jury selected the winners of Drum Mastery 2019, a Shure contest aimed at giving unsung percussionists the glory they deserve.

Posted: October 27, 2016

Category: Drummers, Issues
December 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Ralph Peterson

See what’s in the December 2016 issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Ralph Peterson

Posted: March 9, 2016

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On the Beat With Anna Mylee: Crossing the World With Drumming Passion

Hi! My name is Anna Mylee and I was born in Belgium in 1991. I have been playing drums most of my life thanks to my musician father and have been exposed to great rock music since I was little….

Posted: September 19, 2014

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Drummer Blog! Eric Jackowitz on Playing Different Styles With Caleb Hawley

Playing Caleb’s tunes is a pleasure. The first record is more Motown inspired, and his second record has a more funk/synth/Prince-y vibe, so I’ve been getting to let out my inner Ndugu Chancler/Steve Jordan/Questlove….

Posted: November 22, 2011

Category: News, News and Events
November Web Update News

Drumming news for the month of November complied in one place.

Posted: April 15, 2021

Episode 29 Ash Soan
Category: The Modern Drummer Podcast
The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 29: David Frangioni & Billy Amendola with Ash Soan

Episode 29: David Frangioni & Billy Amendola feature interview with Ash Soan Welcome to this week’s Modern Drummer Podcast with Billy Amendola & David Frangioni. Our special guest is one of the U.K.s most in demand session drummers of the last twenty-plus years Ash Soan. Ash has had 58 Top-10 …

Posted: July 7, 2017

The Modern Drummer Podcast with Mike and Mike
Category: Mike and Mike Podcast, Multimedia, Podcasts
Episode 100: Giveaway Winners Announced, Listener Questions, Most Frequently Mentioned Drummers, and More

In this special 100th episode, Mike and Mike take a humorous look back at the twenty-plus most frequently mentioned drummers on the show.

Posted: November 4, 2016

Category: Mike and Mike Podcast, Multimedia, Podcasts
Episode 66: Ash Soan, Gretsch Hammered Steel Snare, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche’s solo drum composition “Monkey Chant.” Then they share some ideas for how to apply the exercises from the classic book Stick Control to the drumset. The featured artist is UK session great Ash Soan. Up for review is Gretsch’s …