One of my drum students is also studying at the Philadelphia School of Rock, so I went to see him… Read more subbing for Philadelphia School of Rock
acoustic and electronic drum kit and percussion.
I move my body to move the surfaces that move the air to move the people.
Updated drum hardware (products) for cymbal mount toppers
I try various store-bought alternatives to the taped-together one-piece cymbal mounts explored in a previous post.
Perhaps my idea made its way up the corporate ladder…
initial photos from my Drum Trigger workshop for the AES at AiPh
UPDATE: I have subsequently found and uploaded video of this event HERE ! Hey Friends I had the honor,… Read more initial photos from my Drum Trigger workshop for the AES at AiPh
one of my dDrum triggers died, and I was surgeon enough to revive it
One of my dDrum brand acoustic drum triggers died, so I performed a simple surgery. Thoughts, photos, and tutorial inside !
custom drum stick prototype: the “meat-hammer”
Motivation: For the past 10 years, I’ve favored slender drumsticks, usually 7A or other “jazz” sticks, as they give… Read more custom drum stick prototype: the “meat-hammer”
custom drum-stick prototype: “balladeer”
Motivation: I went into work on my day off to use the wood/metal shop, and decided to make another custom… Read more custom drum-stick prototype: “balladeer”
Drumming w/ LaTreice Branson
I had the honor of drumming at a gallery showcase for Philadelphia Artist LaTreice Branson. Details and photos inside !
The PercussioNeuron 3.2 is growing up enough to require a high-chair
Motivation: I’ve spent many months learning how to use the MPC fully as if I’d play it directly with… Read more The PercussioNeuron 3.2 is growing up enough to require a high-chair
GET LOW ! … ; cutting my DW boom stands down to (a more comfortable) size
I decided to modify my DW cymbal stand for a lower-profile setup of my drum kit. Here is a photo-writeup of the process !
Drum Hardware Hacks and “innovations” (so far)
I want to share a few drumset hardware hacks and tips I’ve developed for speeding up set-up time and reducing mechanical failure for hard-hitting gigs.