My last blog post for CATwithHATs. Instead of drums, I hit a dead-end street. But I need to keep moving. Get a better picture of why I am letting go.
My first contest is over. Drawing a winner was the easiest thing in the world.
Rock, metal and fusion drummers are into Zildjian A Custom cymbals. Do you want to add an 16″ A Custom Crash to your set-up? Zildjian sent me one and I am giving it away to a creative, excited drummer.
I have five golden hats, Schlagwerk has the golden cajon or rather the Golden Cajon Award 2017. I feel honored to be one of the three jurors of this online competition.
For drum lovers in Europe it’s easy to fill their calendars with drum events. Besides lots of band concerts and music festivals there are a bunch of clinics and drum festivals happening each year.
How do you recognize your favorite musicians? You know what they sound like, but do you also know what their hands look like, when they play? Photographer Marc Mennigmann looks at musicians’ hands in a peculiar way
Tool’s Danny Carey couldn’t make it, but Vinnie Colaiuta, John “JR” Robinson and Nicko Mc Brain had a blast with the new “Paiste Monad Danny Carey Signature Ride Cymbal”.
He is a big drum fan. But Gábor Dörnyei is an excellent live and session drummer himself.
My first NAMM Show ended yesterday. What an experience! It felt like the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame had beamed over its stars to Anaheim California. It was crowded, it was loud, it was colorful, it was fun.