Percussion

Thomas Markle Sr. Says Royal Family Is ‘Just Like Scientologists’

Thomas Markle Sr. has added fuel to the fire in his feud with his daughter. According to <i>The Mirror</i>, Markle compared the royal family to …

Royal Family

More Than Keeping Time: A Melodic Drumming Demo

Support the news<p>What would you say if I told you that drums can sing? The best jazz drummers have always understood this as fact. Allison Miller has …

Drums

Janet Jackson Daddy Yankee Perform 'Made for Now' on 'Tonight Show'

Janet Jackson brought the dance party to “The Tonight Show” for her first late-night appearance in 14 years.<p>The pop icon debuted her new single “Made …

Music

Lesson: The Backward Shuffle

BY STEWART JEAN<p>A backward shuffle? That was my reaction the first time someone asked me to play one. I knew a regular shuffle, a halftime shuffle and …

Drums

Kelela enchants at Outside Lands

Kelela is the textbook example of critically acclaimed but commercially unfulfilled. Case in point: the crowd that she drew to her on Sunday. While …

Student Journalism

What Impact Would a Trump N-Word Tape Have?

Maybe Mr. Don Lemon is right.On Tuesday, the CNN anchor <b>questioned</b> whether the materialization of a recording which proves Mr. Donald J. Trump said …

Donald Trump

2018 New Hardware Guide: New and Notable Support Systems for Your Drum Set

BY AJ DONAHUE | FROM THE FALL 2018 ISSUE OF <i>DRUM!</i><p>As a drummer, good hardware makes everything you do easier. <i>Everything</i>. It can improve load-ins, …

Drums

Do You Really Need A $1500 Wireless Earbud? Yes, Here's Why

The earbud is showing its age, especially when one considers air travel and the tyranny of the earbud experience. It’s a listening circus up there at 30,000 feet; simply trying to enjoy a movie or music requires a constant battle with the volume control, engine noise and passenger noise. Alas, hope …

Consumer Tech

Sinevibes Intros Luminance Shimmer Reverb Effect For Mac

<b>Sinevibes</b> has introduced <b>Luminance</b> – a Mac Audio Unit plugin, designed for creating the ‘shimmer reverb’ effects featured in the music of <b>Brian Eno</b> &</b> …

Brian Eno

Aretha Franklin Performing Live At Fillmore West In 1971

With the death of <b>Aretha Franklin</b> yesterday at the age of 76, the world lost one of the most talented musicians to ever live. The highly decorated and …

Aretha Franklin

World Pipe Band Championships get under way in Glasgow

<b>The World Pipe Band Championships are under way in Glasgow with 214 bands from 13 countries taking part.</b><p>About 8,000 pipers and drummers are competing, with the event culminating in the crowning of World Champions on Saturday.<p>On Friday, bands from around the world went head-to-head in a series of …

Northern Ireland

Hinsdale South marching band prepares to take the field under the Friday night lights

With the Hinsdale South High School football team set for its first game and home opener Aug. 24, another team is ready to take the field after doing much of its preparation over the summer.<p>About 140 of the 160 or so students in the marching band attended a six-day band camp in July and August …

Flute

Phil Collins Sez He'll Do a Genesis Reunion if His Kid Can Drum

Aug 17, 2018<p>Courtesy Getty Images<p>Phil Collins has been touring off and on for the past couple of years with his solo band, and his son, Nic, on …

Phil Collins

Tina Fontaine’s family still looking to heal, 4 years after her death

It’s been four years since Tina Fontaine‘s body was pulled from the Red River, and on the grim anniversary her family and friends are holding a …

Red River

More Lies About Brett Kavanaugh

In the six weeks since Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court was announced, we have seen very little from Democrats in the way of …

Brett Kavanaugh

Celebrate Cannonball's 90th With Special Guest Jimmy Cobb

With alto saxophonist Jim Snidero, trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, pianist Peter Zak, bassist Nat Reeves, and drummer Jimmy Cobb.An all-star band of Jim …

Horns

Janet Jackson Returns Alongside Daddy Yankee on New Single "Made for Now"

Jackson's first single in three years is a breezy, up-tempo summer pop song with a hyper-colorful video to match.<p>Janet Jackson is back with her first single since 2015's <i>Unbreakable</i> LP. "Made for Now" is a bright and breezy summer song, a piece of music so intentionally global and glowingly positive …

Janet Jackson

Remembering Wilmington 1968 with The Rock Lot

Fifty years ago, in the aftermath of the <b>Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.</b> assassination, Wilmington’s Eastside and West Center City spent nine months under</b> …

Black History

Sō Percussion To Perform At Princeton University Sept. 14

Sō Percussion​ open their fifth year as Princeton University's Edward T. Cone Artists-in-Residence​ with a free show on Friday, Sept. 14.<p>PRINCETON, …

Princeton University

Pearl Jam Member Visits Chris Cornell Grave For First Time

Original Pearl Jam drummer Dave Krusen recently shared photos on his Instagram story of himself visiting late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s …

Music

In Kerala Flood Shelters, Psychologists, Counsellors Help Children Relax

Kerala is grappling with the worst monsoon in a century that has killed 164 people, devastated its houses, crops and infrastructure and forced around …

India

Prom 45, Capuçon, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Nott - scintillating new era for Swiss magicians

Who is the greatest British conductor in charge of a major orchestra? It's subjective, but my answer is not what you might expect. Jonathan Nott has …

Flute

Live music in Missoula: Andrew Bird, Punch Brothers, Alice Cooper, blues and more

<b>Friday, August 17</b><p><b>Andrew Bird,</b> the rare indie–folk artist whose main instrument is the violin, will bring his introspective and intellectualized take …

Montana

Luzia von Wyl Ensemble: Throwing Coins review – Zappa-esque arranger seamlessly adds jazz

When classically trained composers try their hand at “jazz”, the results can often recall plain-clothes members of the drugs squad trying to pass themselves off among the crowds at a music festival. Their attempts at improvisation invariably sound tame, soulless and desperately unfunky, lacking any …

Music

PREMIERE | REZZ Collaborator Deathpact Shares Heavy, Wild New Single “First Interference”

If there's one thing 2018 isn’t short of, it’s incredible up-and-coming producers - and <b>Deathpact</b> has recently exploded onto that list in incredible …

New Singles

CTM’s in-ear monitors are clearly tuned from the past and into the future

<b>NEWS</b> – One of the fun aspects of writing reviews and news items on audio gear is discovering companies with a passion for sound. I recently stumbled …

Audiophile

This man isn’t busking on the side of Squires Way in North Gong

We were so intrigued!

Drums

The Beggar's Opera review, Edinburgh International Festival: a scabrous, virulent, gleefully profane production

To wailing alarms, thugs and yobs hurtle on stage to loot the towering cardboard boxes, distributing their pricey contents among themselves with carefully practised choreography – until the on-stage ensemble from Les Arts Florissants has been duly supplied with cardboard music stands and …

Edinburgh Festival

Album Review: Oh Sees - Smote Reverser

Having hit the twentieth (!) year and album mark last year with the reasonably downplayed <i>Memory of a Cut Off Head</i> John Dwyer's (formerly Thee) <b>Oh Sees</b> …

Music

NEWS: National Inuit org honours Inuit and Inuit allies

Canada’s national Inuit organization handed out six awards to individuals and organizations with connections to the Inuvialuit region at an event …

Northern Canada