Dave Grohl gives his honest advice about how to become a successful musician. Caution, profanity.
Turning the tables: drummer and composer Mark Guiliana (Brad Mehldau, David Bowie, Meshell Ndegeocello) walks us through a some tips and tricks for emulating drum samples on an acoustic set. From preparing the snare drum with a cymbal to deadening the floor tom with a cut-out head; these are just a couple of ideas to inspire you to create new sounds with your acoustic set.
1000 musicians perform Learn to Fly by Foo Fighters to request that Dave Grohl brings the Foos to play in Cesena, Italy.
An interesting clip that explains what goes on in between your ears when you play the drums.
In this clip, Aric Improta plays on a variety of urban surfaces such as fences, tree trunks and pavements in 17 different countries.
In this excerpt from Jeff Ocheltree's DVD, Trust Your Ears, Jeff talks about John Bonham's setup, tuning and mic technique. It also includes a performance on Bonham's green sparkle kit at the end of the video.
"For music, love music. For rhythm, listen to life". Brush Master, Clayton Cameron, walks us through the sounds of the last century; demonstrating techniques that have influenced him personally and contributed to the evolution of brush work as an art form.
Jeremie Foster improvises a rapid-fire cypher to the song Ants by edIT. Check out his eye-popping stick tricks!
Want to play single strokes with your feet at warp speed? Eugene R. talks about the mindset needed to achieve your speed goals, then demonstrates some techniques that helped him achieve hummingbird feet.
Thomas Lang emphasizes the advantages of electronic drums for practice, recording and performance of modern music.
Hellacopters' drummer, Jukkasjärvi, trashes his ice drum set in an ice hotel in Sweden.
Producer and recording engineer, Brian Deck, demonstrates some effective approaches to recording a drum set, using 1,2,3,4 or 5 microphones.
Eugene and Peter explore polyrhythmic concepts and offer some interesting ways to put them into practice. A must watch for Djent fans!
Benny discusses and demonstrates some key elements in improvisation: dynamic contrast, repetition with variation, as well as knowing what to play, how to play it and and why.
Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Chad Smith, Tré Cool, Quest Love, Stewart Copeland and more play their favourite Ringo grooves and discuss his unique style and contribution to modern drumming.