Entries by Nick

454 – Matt Starr: Building a career from the ground up

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_454.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe can all learn from Matt Starr’s story. As a struggling musician well into his 30s, Matt had a realization that he was on the wrong path and after taking some personal inventory, Matt put a different plan in place. His newly formed plan proved to be the […]

453 – Leveling up

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_453.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHands down, the most effective way to progress at any given thing is to get around people who are better at it than you are. I call this leveling up. And in order to level up you need to seek out and find people who will challenge you, […]

452 – Remembering the legendary Roy Burns

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_452.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this podcast I chatted with the legendary himself, Roy Burns. Who was Roy Burns?  How much time do you have? Roy was a professional drummer, author, clinician, entrepreneur and visionary. As if those titles aren’t impressive enough, Roy was not just a professional drummer…he was playing with […]

450 – Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Eminem) Learning by doing

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_450.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDylan Wissing is an accomplished touring live and session drummer, including work for Jay Z, Drake, Eminem, Kanye West and the smash hit “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys. Dylan’s resume also boasts numerous commercial clients for television, including Behr Paints, AT&T, Banana Republic and others. He’s since […]

447 – Rich Redmond: Audio Masterclass / Q&A

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_447.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSRich Redmond has been on the podcast a few times now. Why? Because he always has insightful, experience-based info to share. This episode is from an audio masterclass and Q&A that Rich and I did a few years back where he fields questions from the audience. The audience […]

446 – The dirtiest secret in drumming & social media

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_446.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSocial media is great! I use it every day and my podcast is possible because of social media and the power it has to reach millions of people around the world, for free. But, when used incorrectly it cause cause the most disastrous outcomes. Everyone is hiding something […]

444 – All about in-ear monitors with Kelly Bishop (Ultimate Ears)

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_444.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWith multiple in-ear monitor choices on the market it can be difficult to find the pair that’s right for you, especially if you’re new to in-ear monitors. In this episode I got a chance to chat with Kelly Bishop about in-ear monitor options, how to choose the best […]

442 – Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts) Masterclass + Q&A

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_442.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis episode was recorded a few years ago as part of Drummer’s Resource Pro. Jim and I cover a wide variety of topics and although it’s a few years old, this conversation is every bit as relevant as it was then. He’s the drummer and music director for Rascal […]

441 – Richard Spaven: Always prepared, never contrived

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_441.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSUK based drummer Richard Spaven has been constantly making a name for himself in what I call “both sides of the business” – the drumming business and the music business. Separate but equal, Spaven’s career in the world of hip hop, electronic, jazz, etc and in drum clinics […]

439 – Alan Evans (Soulive / Matador! Soul Sounds) Be Different

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_439.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAlan Evans has had a successful career as a drummer, multi-instrumentalist and producer spanning decades and winding through many musical genres. As a founding member of Soulive, Evans toured the world, and collaborated with artists like Dave Matthews, Black Thought, and many others. Now that his focus has […]

438 – Advice for beginners

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_438.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSGetting started with drumming can be overwhelming. For most of us, it can be challenging to figure out how to get started, what we should be focused on, what we can skip over and most importantly, what is it that will set us up to succeed as we […]

437 – Alvin Ford, Jr. (Trombone Shorty): A dreamer and a doer

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_437.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSNew Orleans native Alvin Ford, Jr, has been playing drums since he was a young kid. His path has lead him around the world, honoring the New Orleans tradition with acts like Dumpstaphunk and Trombone Shorty. Although we never know where our path will lead, it’s important to […]