Entries by Nick

410 – Getting back to basics

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_410.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhether you’ve been playing for years and practice regularly or have taken some time off I recommend that you take some time to get back to basics. This is something that has benefited me over the years and something that I’m currently doing in my practice routine. Give […]

407 – Cliff Almond: Manifesting your own sound

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_407.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSan Diego native Cliff Almond grew up in a family full of classical musicians but he decided to take a different route and focus on the drums. From an early age his affinity for the drums yielded hours spent behind the kit playing along with records and learning […]

406 – Are you practicing TOO much?

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_406.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhether you love to practice or not, I’m sure you’ve always feel like you should be doing more of it, regardless how many hours you’re practicing every week. But, have you ever wondered if you’re practicing TOO MUCH? Is that even possible? In this episode I discuss what […]

403 – The no BS guide to networking with Craig Ballantyne

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_403.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAs you know, this podcast is about drumming but I like to pepper in guests who can help serve you in other ways. Why? Because, although we’re all drummers, we’re also moms, dads, accountants, weekend warriors, etc. Juggling life, job, gigging, practicing, kids and everything else life throws […]

402 – Sarah Thawer: Going against the grain

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_402.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSStand-out Toronto based drummer Sarah Thawer is sailing along now, but it wasn’t always the case. By her own account, growing up in a traditional Indian household there was external pressure to pursue other careers like medicine or engineering. But Sarah stuck to her guns and stayed true […]

401 – The truth about hard work

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_401.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThere’s no shortage of messaging telling us that if we want to succeed at something we have to “do the hard work.” I completely agree that nothing great is achieved without focused effort over a long period of time – nor do I think the majority of people […]

399 – Tom Brechtlein: The quest of creating creativity

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_399.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTom Brechtlein grew up in East Meadow, Long Island and gravitated to drums after listening to the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Cream and the Jimi Hendrix Experience. In junior high, his attention turned to big band jazz, and he became attracted to the music of the […]

398 – Creative ways to grow your client base as a freelance artist with Chris Jacobie

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_398.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAustin, TX based producer Chris Jacobie has created a unique way of servicing clients, keeping musicians employed and helping artists grow their fanbase all over the world. Music production is nothing new, but Chris’ approach is unique and capitalizes on the ability to connect with clients around the […]

394 – Roundtable Discussion (Part 2) Time management, growing older in the music business and more

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_394.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI sat down to catch up with my buddies Matt Crouse and Zack Albetta from Working Drummer Podcast about how we’re making out with our new career transitions, what we’ve learned over the past year since our last conversation and much more. The idea behind this round table came […]

390 – How to deal with haters

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_390.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe all know them…the haters…the people who love to watch others fail and always have something negative to say about everything. The scary truth is that their attitude, mindset and how they approach life can effect you more than you know. I’ve been around my fair share of […]

386 – How to gain attention as a artist, with Jesse Kirshbaum of Nue Agency

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_386.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSJessee Kirshbaum is an music industry vet who started at a young age and quickly made a name for himself as one of the hottest agents in NYC. Over the years he’s adapted his plan, kept his ear to the ground and saw the shift in the music […]

385 – Chris Coleman: Embracing the unexpected

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_385.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you think of Chris Coleman there’s no way to think of him other than behind a drum kit It’s hard to imagine that Chris wasn’t planning on pursuing a career as a drummer until an eye-opening experience at his job. Needless to say, it’s obvious he made […]