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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 …

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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Episode 007 – A Coffee With Austin Davis (Kari Jobe)

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  A Coffee Meet Up With Austin Davis We met up with Austin Davis on two occasions recently. The first time was in Hamilton on April 20, 2016. He was playing for Kari Jobe on the Outcry Tour and we filmed a sweet drum gear rundown (link in the show notes down below). The second time came 12 days later when he …

Episode 006 – Catching Up With Travis Nunn (Chris Tomlin)

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We’ve had a busy month of worship events in our town and we had some great opportunities to connect with some drummers. This episode features Travis Nunn, drummer for Chris Tomlin. Travis has this maturity about him and we feel it comes across well in our interview. We have lots of goodies (video and pics) for this episode and so be sure …

Episode 005 – With Josh Ward from Worship Artistry [Podcast + Giveaway]

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Part of my vision for the podcast is to introduce you to companies that will be helpful in your pursuit of being an excellent worship drummer. We had a great time chatting with Josh Ward from Worship Artistry. and we are excited to introduce you to what they’re already doing to help worship drummers just like you! [Check out some Behind-the-Scenes …

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#004 – Raising Up The Next Generation of Worship Drummers – with Andy Harrison (Planetshakers)

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In this episode I had the opportunity to chat with Andy Harrison, drummer and youth pastor at Planetshakers. We tackled the subject of raising up the next generation of worship drummers – something that is a necessity if we want to continue to build God’s church! As a side note, since the very beginning, our friends at Planetshakers have always been incredibly …

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Episode 003 – Q&A Session With Hillsong Y&F Drummer, Brendan Tan!

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We are excited to release our first-ever LIVE #WDpodcast with none other than Hillsong Young & Free’s drummer, Brendan Tan. We had a great hang as we touched on drums and gear, issues of the heart, the new Youth Revival album, and answer some (many) of your questions. Listen Show Sponsor If you’re interested in sponsoring an episode of The WorshipDrummer …

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#002 [Anniversary Edition] – An Interview with Founder Jon Manna.

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We are so stoked to release this Anniversary Edition episode as we celebrate full-on with you, our worship drummer family! For this episode we wanted to switch things up a bit and so we turned the tables around so that we all finally get to hear from our very own, Jon Manna. For this, we arranged for the awesome and …