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.
Troy wraps up our 2-part series on helping to get your drum invention to reality and we go over the 2014 Drummies! in the news.
Troy walks us through part 1 of how you can get a cool drum invention to manufacturing! In the news, we look at the list of the 30 richest drummers in the world, we listen to a drummer with a robot arm, and talk about where you can get Joey Kramer’s coffee!
From broken heads to broken down cars, on today’s Drummer Talk we talk about dealing with and overcoming drumming emergencies! In the news, we discuss the fate of the Dennis Wilson biopic, A Charlie Brown Christmas drummer, Led Zeppelin on Spotify, and the passing of Chico Hamilton
From developmental tips to social strategies, we talk all about tips and suggestions for surviving the grind of music in higher eduction. In the news, we talk about KFC hating on drummers, Korn says “no” to Dave Silveria, the greatest metal drummer brackets from Loudwire, NIN’s new record, and the Eiffel Tower as an instrument.
There has always been a great mystery and wonder to the idea of using calf-skin heads in today’s modern age of technology. Whether you swear by calfskin or believe that mylar is the only logical choice, you must admit that the care and maintenance of these skins from a bygone era has a certain appeal… like tapping into a deep heritage.
Check out the tute where DRUM! Magazine walks you through how tuck your own calfskin head! Viva la Legacy!
Here’s another great article from Music Radar’s recent Drum Expo 2103. Here, they outline 9 aspects to help fine tune your live performance to make you more marketable.
You know we love lists! Here’s Music Radar’s list of Do’s and Don’ts of endorsements.