In-Ear Monitoring and the Holy Grail!

When I was 12, I watched Gregg Bissonnette's Private Lesson video.  He made a big deal (and rightly so) about always wearing earplugs.  You only get one pair of ears and when you lose parts of your hearing they’re gone forever. I know so many musicians with tinnitus or other permanent hearing damage and it's not something I want to acquire. Since that time, I can only recall two occasions where I've played the drums without some kind of hearing protection. The first was a function gig Read more [...]

Take Your Drumming to the Next Level!

Visit the software page for more info.I'm happy to finally release the first version of OctopuSequencer.  I've been working on this for a large part of the last 18 months.
I basically designed it to be a drum machine that you can program in the same way you might think about creating drum grooves.  4 individual step sequencers can each have their own rate and repeat length so you can easily create layered grooves a la Virgil Donati, Thomas Lang, Marco Minnemann, etc.It's also very simple Read more [...]