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Shawn Pelton, “The Hybrid Drummer” #PASIC14

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Shawn Pelton, “The Hybrid Drummer” #PASIC14

Shawn Pelton, of SNL fame, opens his clinic by discussing the electronic aspect of managing the SNL band and the opening theme song. As it turns out, he fires the tracks using a Roland pad set up and Ableton Live. He also uses a drumKat.

He shows us under the hood in Ableton Live and the tracks used for the theme song and a clip from the show.

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Drummer Talk 235 – PASIC 2014 Preview (Part 2)

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 235 – PASIC 2014 Preview (Part 2)

We have a jam packed episode today as we wrap up part 2 of our 2014 PASIC Preview!

In the news, we discuss the realism in the new movie, Whiplash; we hear a previously unreleased Rush song featuring John Rutsey on drums; we discuss Phil Rudd’s bad weekend; we delve into an epic discussion about U2’s iTunes stunt, Spotify, and the state of the recording industry; and we discuss the 5 best drummers according to Mick Fleetwood.

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Drummer Talk 233 – PASIC 2014 Preview (Part 1)

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 233 – PASIC 2014 Preview (Part 1)

On today’s show, we delve into part 1 in our preview of PASIC 2014. We also answer a listener question about salvaging damaged cymbals.

In the news, we hear the amazing 16 year old drummer lighting up social media, we discuss the touring drummer for Widespread Panic, we welcome back Tim Alexander to Primus, and listen to a little bit of the McCartney/Bonham Wings collaboration.

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Do you have the next “BIG” idea in music? Berklee, Midem & IE wanna talk to you

Do you have the next “BIG” idea in music? Berklee, Midem & IE wanna talk to you

Berklee College of Music, Midem and Madrid’s IE Business School are searching for the next music business entrepreneur. Individuals and businesses have until Sept. 29 to submit their music start-up project to be in the running to win a $10,000 “start-up package.

The start-up competition will be the center of the second annual Rethink Music Venture Day, set for Oct. 24 in Berlin.”

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