An interesting article on The Times website suggest that music artists are seeing growth in revenues even as record industry revenues plummet. As a struggling musician, this is the kind of news I find encouraging. It seems to me that if the business model for selling music copied on to a physical medium (wax, vinyl, CD etc.) is no longer relevant, let it die. Recorded music can not be protected from copying without introducing draconian controls over data sharing which… Read More »Do music artists fare better in a world with illegal file-sharing?
Check out this clip from the mighty Bob Gatzen. I recommend his DVD if you want to really learn something about drum tuning. Meanwhile, check out the rest of his videos on Youtube.
Brian Ferguson, a contributor to the Billy Ward Stalker Society made these great videos about fills. http://www.vicfirth.com/education/drumset/ferguson/ferguson_10MQ.html http://www.vicfirth.com/education/drumset/ferguson/ferguson_11MQ.html
Here’s a very interesting article with advice on getting your music in to the movies. http://www.knowthemusicbiz.com/index.php/myblog/Ia-m-Going-to-Put-You-in-Pictures-by-Paul-Chodirker.html
If you have access to the very cool Spotify service you can use this link to access my Easy Drumming Songs playlist. It is here Please bear in mind that by easy, I mean slow. These would be songs at a nice comfortable tempo to play along to if you are just getting started. When you get better you may well discover that slow isn’t easy. Have fun.