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Drummer Talk 229 – Spotlight on Salyers Percussion

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Drummer Talk 229 – Spotlight on Salyers Percussion

I sit down with Bruce Salyers of Salyers Percussion on today’s episode to talk mallet wrapping, entrepreneurship, and business success.

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Questlove on growing up, becoming a late night bandleader, and the roots of his success

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Questlove on growing up, becoming a late night bandleader, and the roots of his success

Check out this great interview from CBS on Questlove, and the roots of his success.

Fallon recalled, “I said, ‘Look, here’s the deal. You’ll be the best band ever in the history of late night, ever. Because you can play with Tony Bennett, AND you can play with Jay -Z. No one does that.'”

After years of touring, The Roots just wanted a steady gig.

Via CBS News.

Neil Peart in the round! #monsterkitmonday

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Neil Peart in the round! #monsterkitmonday

Every Monday we bring you a pic of a colossal or unique drum kit from around the Internet!

Over the years, Neil’s kit has grown into a circular nirvana or drums, cymbals, electronic pads, and other toys!

“Legends of Sun Records” museum exhibit to include Johnny Cash drums

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“Legends of Sun Records” museum exhibit to include Johnny Cash drums

The drum set of W.S. “Fluke” Holland, Johnny Cash’s drummer of 20 years, is on display at the new “Legends of Sun Records” exhibit in Memphis, TN. This is the kit heard on “I Walk the Line,” Folsom Prison Blues,” and many others.

At Sun Records, it wasn’t something that we thought would make history… It just happened. We never thought anyone would even know about it after a couple years.

via Radio.com

Drummer Talk 228 – Playing Authentically

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Drummer Talk 228 – Playing Authentically

Troy unpacks what it really means to play “authentically” on today’s show. In the news, we discuss Tama’s new Silverstar drums, why a band in NJ did to get busted by the cops, AC/DC’s new record, the last mention of the Dave Lombardo saga, and what’s next for Radiohead.

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