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.
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!
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).
A recent Forbes article sparks a discussion on the current state of studio and recording drummers on today’s show. In the news, we discuss a big artist announcement from Dixon drums and we listen to some drumming history!
Check out this 6-part interview from Meinl featuring the legendary drummers of funk, Clyde Stubblefield and Jabo Starks. If you want to see some living history, watch these now!
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??
What happens if you’re a musician, but you’re not really looking for a career in the performance, composing, or teaching side of the music industry? I sat down with Travis Goodwin from Yamaha and we discussed the options out there for non-gigging musicians.