Drum Podcasts, Tips and Ideas

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Innovation and Building A Viral Video Series

Han Kerkhof Hailing from the Netherlands, Han is taking over the internet with his viral drum videos, where he demonstrates his innovations and experimentations behind the drum kit.   Theme Of This Episode In this episode, Han shares with us about how he’s been able to build a viral video series that has caught the attention

02 Jun
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Building A Great Drum Community Page On Instagram

@DrumsDaily Wissam Stephan, today’s guest, is the Founder of @DrumsDaily. Theme Of This Episode As the founder of “DrumsDaily”, Wissam gives us a unique perspective on what he loves about drumming. As a non-drummer, with a huge passion for drumming, he walks us through why he doesn’t play, and how is middle eastern culture has

23 May
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What’s Your Drum Set Say About Your Personality?

Ramy Antoun Founder of A & F Drum Co Having spent time working alongside some of the worlds biggest bands, Ramy’s innate passion for sonic exploration led him to start building and curating some of the most unique drums.   This Episode Ramy walks us down the path that led to starting luxury drum company,

19 May
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Learning To Pick Yourself Back Up | Graham Hopkins

Graham Hopkins Being Irelands go to drummer has put Graham Hopkins behind the kit for some of Irelands biggest bands, including Snow Patrol, Therapy?, The Swell Season, and Glen Hansard to name a few. When he’s home from tour, he’s in the studio cutting drums for some of the world’s most renown producers. The Episode

03 May
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10 Drum Products to Check Out

Josh Berrios Josh Berrios, from Drummers Corner Group, breaks down 10 drum products you need to check out to create new excitement on your drum kit. Bio Aside from being a seasoned drummer from the NYC area, Josh brings drummers together through his online resource Drummers Corner Group, where he provides in-depth reviews of new and exciting

12 Apr
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Preparation in Every Situation

Dean Butterworth Drummer for Good Charlotte, Sugar Ray, NBC’s Hollywood Game Night TV Show Band, Recording Sessions WorldWide & Song Writer. Today Dean shares how he goes from being the bandleader on NBC’s Hollywood Game Night to cutting a full record in one day. Hours of warm-ups before a live show and relentless execution, Dean Butterworth has

28 Mar
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Routine, Endorsement & Strategic Innovation | Meinl Cymbals

Chris Brewer Chris Brewer is Meinl Cymbals’s North American Artist Relations Manager for both Canada and the United States. He is a go-getter, punching well above his weight class, handling much of the social media that you and I see from Meinl. Additionally, Chris is actively talking with artists, fulfilling orders and helping share Meinl’s

24 Mar
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Reverse Engineering Your Goals

Adrian Passarelli Adrian Passarelli started with 10 years as a Blue Man Group Drummer, allowing Adrian to bring a unique contribution to his work with singers and artists. While Adrian has played for Nelly Furtado, he is currently on tour with Alessia Cara, crushing some of the worlds biggest venues from clubs to arenas and stadiums. Although most

21 Mar
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A Nashville Perspective

Ben Sesar Ben Sesar – “Nashville was a machine that did it’s thing… and it was a small big town now there is less opportunities but more people.” Ben Sesar, Drummer for Brad Paisley, shares how his experiences in Nashville have changed over the years – The values and challenges of moving to Nashville. Another topic

18 Mar
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Accountability In Your Drumming

Chris Mead Chris Mead spent 2 years playing with the DCI Bluecoats marching band, and learned some valuable lessons along the way. Being a former K-12 Music teacher gives him a unique perspective on learning music, and how to develop your sound. Now Chris drums full time with the Peterson Brothers, and Bocephus. Podcast Episode

13 Mar
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Eric Boudreault’s Advice for Working Drummers

Eric Boudreault Eric Boudreault is the touring drummer for Odysseo – Cavalia, where he frequently plays shows that extend beyond 2 hours in duration. While Eric has spent a great deal of time living in Montreal, he now resides in Los Angeles. Also, Eric shares advice on how he began playing drums. By diving into

10 Mar
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Evan Ambrosio sitting at his drum kit before his gig with State Champs

How To Deal With Your Mistakes And Weaknesses

Evan Ambrosio Evan Ambrosio has been touring internationally, playing hundreds of shows per year with State Champs. Additionally State Champs won Best Breakthrough Band at the 2016 Alternative Press Music Awards. Today Evan dives into his experiences on Warped Tour and shares what moving from side stages to main stages feels like. State Champs just

06 Mar
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Mark Stepro – Moving to NYC to Play Drums

MARK STEPRO Mark Stepro is a Los Angeles-based musician originally from Ohio who has performed on every continent except Antarctica, making appearances on The Late Show With David Letterman, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, Craig Ferguson, and Carson Daly. Since 2010, Stepro has been touring and recording with singer-songwriter-producer Butch Walker, performing

03 Mar
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Be a Drummer in the Modern World | Rich Redmond

Rich Redmond is an award-winning recording and touring drummer based in Nashville and Los Angeles. As an in-demand artist, Rich has recorded/toured/performed with: Jason Aldean, Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Bryan Adams, Bob Seger, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Keith Urban, Chris Cornell, Kelsea Ballerini and many others. Because of Rich’s love for performing he also

22 Feb
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How to Find Your Sound on Drums | Connor Denis

In this episode, we sit down with Connor Denis, drummer of Beartooth, who shares how we can learn to develop our own unique sound at the drumset. Connor also shares his influences and how he landed the gig with Beartooth. Aaron Gillespie, Ilan Rubin, and many others are discussed. Podcast Live I love this record.

15 Feb
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Jay Weinberg | Slipknot Drummer

Jay Weinberg, the 26-year-old phenom behind the drums for Slipknot, joins us this week on the Podcast to share about his experiences playing drums with everyone from Madball and Against Me! to Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band. That’s right folks. Springsteen to Slipknot, Jay can do it all. Now residing in Nashville, Jay shares about his recent

01 Feb
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NAMM 2017 Drums

NAMM 2017 was an absolute blast and we wanted to share some of our highlights from an incredibly Friday and Saturday connecting with so many of our friends, students, and partners in the business. We certainly didn’t catch every moment but want to do our best to show you the moments we did capture during

23 Jan
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Steven Wolf | Drum Recording & Programming Virtuoso

  Steven Wolf (also known as simply, Wolf) has a distinctive skill-set on the drums with such versatility that he’s become the go-to drummer for a long list of the world’s top recording artists and producers. His virtuoso drumming and world class drum programming can be heard on records by Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Miley

05 Jan
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Carter McLean

Carter McLean is one remarkable guy. Forget the fact that Carter is an exceptional drummer for one second to consider how he has been able to juggle professionally photography, competitive Rock climbing, and Skiing during different phases of his life’s journey. Today Carter McLean plays drums full-time, working with an array of exceptional artists while also

21 Dec
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Caleb Crosby | Drummer of Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown | Clubs to Stadiums

Theme Of This Episode In this Episode Caleb Crosby, drummer & member of Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown gives us the scoop on his experience touring Europe opening for ACDC, being a member of a full-time rock and roll band, The Shakedown, meeting Tyler Bryant, and why he and the Shakedown avoid using a click/metronome

14 Dec
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