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.
Garfunkel talks about the painful process of regaining his voice, and the future of Simon and Garfunkel
Finally, after months of manufacturing difficulties in finding the best U.S.A. manufacturer offering the best quality at the best prices for us musicians the KickStrap’s have arrived!
“I hadn’t even heard the third verse,” he says. “And I was in there almost every day. With Kendrick, nothing is done until it’s done. He waits until the last minute when the album has to be turned in.”
“I woke up still not dead again today,” Willie Nelson sings on his new album, “the internet said I had passed away.” Addressing recent rumors of declining health, Nelson plays the idea for laughs, but it’s no joke.
KickStrap found a large audience with drummers who are sizing down their drum kits. Gone are the days of the Neil Peart gonzo kit.
Just 16 days after joining the band, he played his first gig with them at the North Shore Surf Club in Olympia, Washington and, as the video below shows, the then-21-year-old nailed it right away. Check out footage from the history-making gig below.
(Mickey Hart~The Grateful Dead, Rick Allen~Def Leppard, Jim Donovan~Rusted Root) who have played in famous bands and subsequently found the peace and healing power in hand drumming.
Aronoff is best known for his 17-year participation in John Mellencamp’s band, including his prime hit-making period of the ‘80s and ‘90s. He writes of his love/hate relationship with the prickly Indiana boy
But in hindsight, it’s not hard to see why Nevermind and “Teen Spirit” caught hold the way they did. The polish of Butch Vig’s production deserves much of the credit for the commercial appeal of Nevermind, as does Dave Grohl’s powerful drumming