We’re back from our Summer hiatus with a show on how to survive the “pro” audition! It’s kind of a sad news day as we explore why Chris Slade left AC/DC, talk about the passing of Tommy Ramone, and how both Tim Alexander and Dennis Chambers wound up in the hospital!
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!
The legendary Billy Cobham join me on today’s show to discuss his upcoming “Art of the Rhythm Section” Retreat! We also chat about living in Europe, turning 70, and breaking into the NY studio scene.
Audiologist and all-around very smart person, Dr. Cari Griffin, joins us on the show today to discuss how to prevent hearing loss and hearing damage.
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!
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.
‘Tis the season for taxes, and we discuss ways you can help your music income work for you and your tax liability! In news, Zildjian wants to know how you practice, we talk about Soundgarden’s Summer drummer, we take a “name that fill” quiz, we learn how NOT to let someone know they’re not getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and we discuss the greatest British drummers.