A good way to spend your Sunday could be visiting an Ikea store or the zoo, something like that, but I liked going to the Drummerie, hosted by Drumstation in Eindhoven. A whole day of drummers and other musicians playing, giving clinics, exposing instruments they represent and of course people coming to watch and enjoy the whole event.… Continue reading
Early morning 6AM, I hear the typical Iphone marimba telling me to wake up. Today was the day for another clinic performed by Juan van Emmerloot in our clinic team series.
I was to meet Juan at his place at 8AM for antoher 1,5 hour drive. Arriving at his place he was already doing some warming up. I… Continue reading
Lucky guy as I am, today was my day being the instrumentalist. A had the opportunity to use Juan van Emmerloots set of drum microphones to do some more recordings on Stef van Viegen’s songs in our little studio in Delft. After setting up everything, it didn’t take long to make the sound with mics like these. I’m… Continue reading
April 27 and 28
Two Drums United concerts in a row! Lucas invited a guest, Misirli Ahmed from Instanbul, Turkey. This man is a true master on darbuka, a percussion instrument from the Middle East, mainly Egypt, but also this instrument is used as widely as from Turkey to Iran. Anyway the tecniques this man uses on this instrument is… Continue reading