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Sounds Like A Drum – Tuning Essentials

I love the Sounds Like A Drum channel on YouTube. These guys really know their shit when it comes to making drums sound great. They explain everything from the way drumheads work, how to choose snare wires and fit them, how to tune for different sounds and styles, how to attain exotic sounds and so on. All of their videos are worth watching. Here’s a playlist featuring the essential tuning basics just to get you started. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTmGAbCD30Mr1z_pgp3ypw

Our October 2018 Half-Term Band Workshop Performance

The kids who attended Ebony & Ivory’s half-term band workshop have turned in a stellar performance. The Songs Watermelon Man with Sami on drums Theme From The Good, Bad & The Ugly with Hristian on drums You Really Got Me with Sami on drums Misrilou with Hristian on drums Theme From The Good, Bad & The Ugly with Sami on drums Personnel Andre – Vocals and Lead Guitar Uzair – Guitar Cliffmark – Keyboard Hristian – Drums & Percussion Sami… Read More »Our October 2018 Half-Term Band Workshop Performance

Review of The Backbeater – Musical Tempo Monitoring System

I was extremely flattered to be contacted by the nice lady from Makers4Good the company that produces the Backbeater tempo measuring gadget. They offered to send me one that I could keep in return for me writing a review. Wow! I’ve really made it. Someone wants to know what I think. Of course I agreed to try it out. The Backbeater is fairly useful for measuring your tempo if you’re playing grooves with a steady two and four backbeat but… Read More »Review of The Backbeater – Musical Tempo Monitoring System