Entries by Nick

462 – Transitioning from your day job to your dream job.

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_462.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI’m a big believer in doing what you love for a living. In 2012 I took the plunge to follow my music passions full-time and left behind a career in my family’s restaurant businesses because I knew it wouldn’t fulfill me. I’ll be honest, it was extremely hard…for […]

461 – Jimmy Chamberlin: The evolution of an icon

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_461.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSJimmy Chamberlin has had no shortage of success behind the drumkit as the founding and longtime drummer of Smashing Pumkins. Accolades aside, what’s been even more impressive to witness is the evolution he has gone through throughout his career. Never one to settle, Chamberlin is constantly reinventing himself […]

460 – How to make 2019 your year

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_460.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDid you known that most people bail from their New Year’s Resolutions by January 12th? Yup, you read that correctly. Most people don’t make it two weeks into their “new year, new me” persona. While there have been millions of articles and podcasts released detailing the “end-all, be-all […]

458 – Corey Fonville: Staying in your own lane

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_458.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSCorey Fonville, the Virginia native who’s been making waves in the drumming world lately has a unique approach to playing and thinking. In a world of copycats and trend-chasers, Corey chooses to do things differently. As both a sideman and bandleader, Fonville stays in his lane, follows his […]

457 – Recapping the top 10 episodes of 2018

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_457.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe released over 100 episodes in 2018, and while all of them were packed with useful knowledge, some of them stood our from the rest. This episode recaps the top 10 episodes of 2018 (by download) and includes snippets from each to so you can glean information from […]

455 – Toss Panos: Open and aware

http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_455.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToss Panos, the Greek-born, longtime Southern California resident may fly under the radar a bit but let’s be clear, Toss is the real deal with the credentials to back it up. Toss is arguably one of the most impressive players on the scene with a 40-year career and […]

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 […]