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Finding Musical Inspiration

Marco Minnemann Marco Minnemann! The extreme drumming legend. Author of many books and DVDs, and has played for some incredible artists including Paul Gilbert, The Aristocrats, and currently Joe Satriani. Theme Of This Episode Marco takes us on an incredible journey through his life and speaks about drawing influence from nature and his surroundings to…

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How To Diversify: Musical Director, Tracks Operator, Drummer

Christian Paschall Previously drumming in the CCM world with Crowder has prepped Christian for his role with Maren Morris. Currently on tour supporting Sam Hunt, Christian is playing some of the biggest arenas across North America. Theme Of This Episode Christian has extensive experience in and out of the studio, which makes him the perfect…

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Kurt Dahl

Music Industry Lessons From An Entertainment Lawyer

Kurt Dahl  Kurt Dahl has been actively involved in the Canadian music industry for the past two decades, as a touring musician, board member, speaker, and entertainment lawyer. He wrote his Master of Laws thesis in 2009 on the future of the music industry and has practiced entertainment law across Canada since 2010. His clients…

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Be a Positive, Influential & Authoritative Drummer | Steve Goold

Steve Goold Steve Goold has played for Owl City, Sara Bareilles, Ben Rector, Mat Kearney, Paul Baloche and many others. He emphasizes the feel of everything he plays over the specifics of what he’s playing. Having said that, Steve still approaches the drums with a scientific focus on playing parts he believes best compliments songs, having…

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How Your Drums Can Define How You Play

Jeff Friedl Jeff Friedl is an LA-based drummer who has shared the stage with some of the today’s top acts, including A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, ASHES dIVIDE, The Beta Machine, Filter, Eagles of Death Metal, Devo, Film/Television spots and win- ner of the 2016 Drummie Award for Best Alternative Rock Drummer. Theme Of This Episode Jeff…

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Practice Hacks with Polynome

Joe Crabtree Joe Crabtree is the founder of Polynome  Drummer of Wishbone Ash  Online Educator  Founder/Develop of Polynome, Metronome workstation   Theme Of This Episode Joe breaks down all of the functions and features of Polynome, and how it can drastically improve the quality of your practice, and your live show with Polynome. What You’ll…

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Where Touring Life And Real Life Intersect

Dave DiCenso With credits like Josh Groban, John Petrucci, Duran Duran, Hiromi, Head of percussion at Berklee School Of Music, published drum instructional author, Dave is an essential part of the drumming community. Theme Of This Episode As a drummer with a great sense of balance, Dave opens up and speaks honestly about the challenges…

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5 Best & Worst Decisions Matt Greiner Has Made

Matt Greiner Best known for being the founding member of Grammy Nominated Metal-Band August Burns Red, Matt Greiner is a highly influential drummer in the metal genre who has a passion for teaching and building drums. Theme Of The Episode Matt breaks down the 5 best decisions and 5 worst decisions he’s made for his…

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