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The Secret to Getting Your Big Gig as a Worship Drummer

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Getting Your Big Gig Sorry to break it to you, but it actually has nothing to do with finding a bigger stage! It’s not even about having the right network, although that can significantly improve your chances. So then what is the secret to getting your big gig as a worship drummer? The Secret to Getting Your Big Gig The answer …

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2016 In Numbers: A Look Back

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I’ve been spending a great deal of time reflecting over the past year and I wanted to share some of that info with you. The number of subscribers on our YouTube channel. In 2016 we gained 2,842 new subscribers and our channel currently has 1, 062, 271 minutes watched in 2016. Pretty incredible when you think about it! Number of …

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Episode 012 – Harrison Wood on playing for Hillsong Worship, Injuries, and Cymbal Set Up.

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We Made it! At the beginning of the year we set out to publish 12 podcast episodes in the year and here is episode 012 with none other than Hillsong Worship drummer Harrison Wood. Some of you may remember that we actually met up in April on the Outcry Tour and did a live one-on-one interview, but I blew the opportunity as …

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Episode 011 – How to get Drastically Better at Playing Drums with a Click Track with Daniel Hadaway (All Sons and Daughters)

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December is already here and I know that many of you are very likely extremely busy with Christmas rehearsals and the like. I’ll cut straight to the chase. I got to chat with Daniel Hadaway, drummer for All Sons and Daughters, and this episode is one of my favourites so far simply because Daniel is brilliant guy. We take time …

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Episode 010: The Developing Journey of Drēmtrigger with Josh Fifelski

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It was back in February of this year when Josh first introduced me to his baby! Well, sort of! He and his wife just welcomed their first child a few weeks ago, but the baby I’m talking about is Drēmtrigger. Josh has developed a very beautiful contactless drum trigger that he and his team specifically developed and designed for the worship environment. If …

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Drum Feature with Andy Harrison – Come Right Now (Planetshakers)

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It’s no secret that we’ve been long time fans of Planetshakers and Andy Harrison’s drumming. We’ve done “behind the scenes” segments with their drummers at their Awakening conference and we’ve even had Andy as a guest on the WDPodcast. We’re at the beginning of a new week and we wanted to inspire you all with this incredible video of Andy rocking out to Come Right Now, …

Episode 009: How To Prepare for a Live Recording with Joshua Freddy (Vertical Church Band)

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When Vertical Church Band’s latest album, Frontiers, released back in July, I was blown away by how good the drums sounded so we decided to take some time to talk to their drummer and our friend, Joshua Freddy, to dig a little deeper into what it took them to achieve that beautiful sound! Show Sponsor If you’re interested in sponsoring an episode of The …

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Nord Drum 3P: Alternative to the Roland SPD-SX?

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We came across the Nord Drum 3P and it looks like it could prove to be an alternative to the Roland SPD-SX. It is slated to be released any day now and before you watch the live demo, here is how Nord is describing the new unit: The super compact new Nord Drum 3P combines stunning playability with unlimited sound design possibilities! New …