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Drummer Talk 220 – Breaking Into a New Scene

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 220 – Breaking Into a New Scene

Dave and Prof. Troy talk about how to break into the music scene when moving to a new town.  In news, we chat about a long lost forgotten Beetle, how to best dispatch an Internet troll, who the next drum battle victim will be, and the departure of Dave Mackintosh from Dragonforce.

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Drummer Talk 219 – The Truth About the Click Track

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 219 – The Truth About the Click Track

We challenge the stigma of recording to click tracks on today’s show. In news, we uncover the winner of The Greatest Drummer of All Time brackets, we check out the Ferrell/Smith drum battle, what’s new with Midnight Oil and The Monkees, we listen to a painful clip from Whiplash, and we wish a happy birthday to Mr. Bernard Purdie!

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J.K. Simmons plays the most brutal music teacher ever?

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J.K. Simmons plays the most brutal music teacher ever?

In the upcoming movie, Whiplash, J.K. Simmons plays a music teacher who pushes his drumming student, played by Miles Teller, to greatness.

I don’t know about you, but this clip hits a little too close to home for me! I’ve had some professors equally as punishing (minus the slapping).

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You’re never too old to learn to play drums (even at 100!)

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You’re never too old to learn to play drums (even at 100!)

Meet Millicent, who, a great-grandmother at the age of 100, has started taking drum lessons in Leicester England!

“I’ve always wanted to bash a drum,” she said. “I’ve always admired the drums but never had a chance to play them. “I was a little bit nervous before playing but I really enjoyed my day.”

So what’s your excuse??

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