What Does Your Dream Gig Look Like?


Mike Sleath

Mike is one of Canada’s go-to drummers, currently on tour with Shawn Mendes.

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Theme Of The Episode

Mike gives us a look into his day to day performance and production rehearsals with Shawn Mendes, and how they make the most of their time on tour, to continuously practice for upcoming performances. He shares his unique approach to taking auditions, and how he’s used visualization to keep focused on his goals.

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What You’ll Learn

– Why songs need to be produced differently for record and live show
– The power of visualization
– Exactly how to nail an audition
– What a rehearsal with an international artist looks like

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 Toronto native Mike Sleath is one of Canada’s brightest rising musicians. Mike has managed to navigate his own way through the music industry, led by his perseverance and love for music. In his budding career as a drummer/percussionist, Mike has earned his stripes as a seasoned musician, touring the world with the likes of Shawn Mendes, Camilla Cabello, Conor Maynard, Francesco Yates, and Cody Simpson among others. Having toured in every type of venue from clubs to soft seaters, from Madison Square Garden to Wembley Stadium, Mike has made a name for himself beyond the borders of the Canadian music scene. Mike has appeared on countless network television programs and award shows including Saturday Night Live, The American Music Awards, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Ellen, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The People’s Choice Awards, The Junos, The Much Music Video Awards, The iHeart Radio Awards, The European Music Awards, The BBC Teen Choice Awards and many more as a performance musician.
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Ways To Connect With Guest

Instagram: @mikesleathdrums
Website: www.mikesleathdrums.com

30 Jan

Posted by on January 30, 2018 • Filed under News, About Us, Gigging, Drum Hacks, Interviews, Podcasts

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