KickStrap now attaches to any Slave Pedal. Many drummers are embracing the ease of percussion drum kit set ups. Using a Cajon with a mini hi hat and/or woodblock struck with a kick drum pedal is a great solution to lighten your load. KickStrap is the essential tool holding these slave pedals from sliding forward. […]
From my experience being a semi-pro drummer, playing an assortment of odd gigs in cramped spaces, I’m always trying to lighten my load.
With 88 keys and hundreds of internal strings, a standard piano produces a slew of unique sounds and tones. And mastering that complex system doesn’t only result in beautiful music — a new study says it can also help kids build up their language skills.
Groove out with JoJo Mayer and Nerve bassist. Incredible timing. Great groove. I recorded this at 2016 NAMM show at the SONOR booth. Amazing. I had never seen JoJo Mayer play before. I was blown away!
“People are told that if they just exercise more, eat better, if they’d just pull themselves up by their bootstraps, they’d feel better,” says Elizabeth Goodman, a professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, who leads a research program that studies the effects of social status on children’s health. “But it’s about the context, not […]
For years my drum would slide and move on stage, even when I had spurs solidly spiked on carpet. Somehow, after a few songs my bass drum would manage to move forward.
Give it time. There are no shortcuts to learning to play a musical instrument. To attain a reasonable competence requires a certain amount of dedicated time and effort.
Gearing up to have fun at the NAMM Show! Looking forward to seeing Sledgepad, Moogstar, Hulk Drummer, Carlo Cooper and many other great friends and fellow music enthusiasts. KickStrap/BensonMusic will be in attendance but not exhibiting this year. This gives Gary Benson a chance to hobnob and enjoy the NAMM SHOW. See you all there! […]
KickStrap is now being distributed in Korea by Harvestree Music!
Garfunkel talks about the painful process of regaining his voice, and the future of Simon and Garfunkel