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How to be like Jeff Porcaro

How to be like Jeff PorcaroJeff Porcaro is a legend. Period. He has earned his position during his time in TOTO, as well as during countless recording sessions with the biggest names in showbusiness (Michael Jackson, Madonna, Steely Dan). His unique groove, reliability and musical skills were making every song better. New generations of fans are…

Paiste Anniversary

Paiste AnniversaryAs some sources state, on the 31st of October 1906, Michail Toomas Paiste - musician and composer whose father had come to Russia from Estonia to serve in Czar's Guard, commenced the manufacturing of the first cymbals under the Paiste brand. Initially, they were sold on custom orders only. It…

Harry Miree- Dude, What a Drummer!

Harry Miree- Dude, What a Drummer!Nowadays every drummer wants to be noticed. If he or she gets noticed it may be a great way to start a career with a band or solo artist. There may come some endorsment deals etc. We all know the power of the internet. That's why many drummers are posting…

Drums made in Poland: Szpaderski

Drums made in Poland: SzpaderskiPolish drumming history (meaning: in bands playing popular music) is fairly short. Something that had been cultivated and cherished in the West by schools, churches and the military was basically non-existent in Poland under communist rule. More than four decades of shoving Soviet artists down our throats, anti-western propaganda plus…

Manic Drum

Manic DrumDuring our visit to London Drum Show, we stopped by at Slovenia's Manic Drum stand. We will present a video which we shot there very shortly, however, we would like to present their product offer to all Drummers and Drummerettes now, as we think it is worthy of your attention.…