Drum Exam Results

Massive congratulations to Element Drum Tuition student Sam for getting 97/100 on his grade 8 Trinity exam last Saturday! He didn’t drop a single point on his three main pieces or technical work which is almost unheard of. Lots of … Continue reading

Fill Break Down From Supply and Demand Video

I have had a request on www.drumforum.org to break down the drum fill I play at 3:27 in the following video. Bellow are some exercises to help build up towards the fill.

Supply and Demand – New Original Drum Track

Linear Drum Groove and Drum Fills over Hits

End of Drum Practice Groove Out

Session drumming on ‘The Way Out’

Another tongue and cheek video from the ’10 second time machine’ album by Rupert Latimer aka Social Skills. A great fun project to drum on, with straight ahead no nonsense drum grooves, a live feel and going for a retro … Continue reading

Exam Success

Big Congratulations to Element Drum Tuition students Simon and Justin for passing exams just before the Easter break. Justin passed grade 4 with merit and Simon grade 5 with distinction. Keep up the good work guys.

Camera test turns into creativity binge.

Here is some filming that I did on my day off from drum teaching to test out my new camera setup. It led to a little keyboard and mixing creativity binge as I decided to build a track around the … Continue reading

Rita Hayworth

So in the summer of 2014 there were many things that I was unsure of, however one thing I thought I knew for certain (even if it didn’t enter my conscious thought) is that the world was not looking for … Continue reading

Fill breakdown request Part 4