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Belle And Sebastian Leave Drummer Behind – NPR

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

The band pulled over at a Walmart in North Dakota, but the tour bus left before Richard Colburn was back. They didn’t notice for hours because people were sleeping. He later made it onto a flight.

Ex-Roots drummer sues Questlove, Black Thought over unpaid royalties – New York Post

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

The Roots have apparently forgotten their roots. A longtime member of the legendary “Tonight Show” house band is suing founders Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter — claiming they refused to pay him properly and then gave him the boot as a way to shut him up. “They simply kicked him out of The Roots and presumed he would forget about almost two decades of hard work, dedication,…

Radiohead’s drummer is getting into the movie soundtrack game, too – A.V. Club

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

There’s been a push in recent years for the elder statesmen of alt-music—your Trent Reznors or your Jonny Greenwoods, say—to slide into the world of film score composing, applying skills honed through years of meticulous album work and touring toward big emotional movie moments in films like The Social Network or There Will Be Blood. Now, Greenwood’s long-time Radiohead collaborator, drummer Philip Selway, is getting in on the game, composing…

The Jam drummer reveals whether there’s hope of a reunion – NME.com

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Fans of The Jam might be disappointed to find that Rick Buckler, drummer of the seminal mod trio, isn’t positive that the band will ever reform. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 The Jam disbanded in 1982 at the peak of their success. Reportedly, drummer Rick Buckler doesn’t speak much to Paul Weller these days. In fact, The Modfather doesn’t even respond to Buckler’s messages….

Jazz great Jimmy Cobb performs at Opus 40 – Hudson Valley One

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Jimmy Cobb Sometimes it is intensely meaningful just to be in a space with someone, to be literally touched by the invisibly shedding skin cells and exhalations of someone who, say, played on Kind of Blue and with virtually every other great from the peak era of jazz. Opus 40 in Saugerties is no stranger to jazz legends: Sonny Rollins recorded his well-received 1986 album G-Man there and, during the…

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea shows off his hidden talent by playing drums in new adidas advert – Daily Mail

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Goalkeeper David de Gea has a starring role in a new adidas advert The Manchester United goalkeeper showed off his unheralded drumming ability He joined team-mates including Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard in the advert By James Dutton For Mailonline Published: 07:29 EDT, 17 August 2017 | Updated: 07:56 EDT, 17 August 2017 e-mail 13 View comments He may be one of the best goalkeepers in football, but it looks…

Late MEGADETH Drummer NICK MENZA: Part Of ‘Megalife’ Video Series Released – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Part two of a three-part video series featuring footage compiled during the research and writing of late MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza‘s memoir, “Megalife: Nick Menza The Book” by J. Marshall Craig can be seen below. In this episode, Nick takes the viewer around his drum kit. Discussing and illustrating in his cut-to-the-chase style, Nick shares what he considered his favorite drum brand and what sizes he preferred, which heads and…

A Deeper Debate over Drums in Church – ChristianityToday.com

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

More than 20 years ago, Mohawk musician Jonathan Maracle says, God told him to use his drum—an instrument used in traditional religious ceremonies—while playing at a conference for First Nation Christians. The ensuing performance spawned his music ministry, Broken Walls. And it also sparked a controversy. The next week, when he brought out the drum to play for another community of Native Christians, he was asked to leave…

Reborn Who drummer Keith Moon rocks Mill Valley in solo show – Marin Independent Journal

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

REVIEW What: “Keith Moon: The Real Me,” solo show by Mick Berry Where: Marin Theatre Company, 397 Miller Ave., Mill Valley When: Through Sept. 10; 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Admission: $35 Information: 800-838-3006, keithmoontherealme.com Rating (out of five stars): ★★★ There’s never a short supply of solo shows in which actors play famous…

Five Things You Can Learn from the Best Drummer in the World – Digital Music News

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

It’s rare you get to meet someone that is arguably the best at what they do. Frank Zummo is one of those people. I get it. You believe there’s a better drummer and that may be true but god dammit Frank Zummo is good. From winning competitions at Drum Center as a CHILD, to starting the Street Drum Corp, to filling in for Tommy Lee, to joining Sum 41, to…

Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana to Release New Single ‘Fun, Party, Splash’ – Broadway World

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The past few months have been a blur for CINDY BLACKMAN SANTANA, who is currently touring and performing with her husband Carlos Santana, is featured as a vocalist, drummer, and songwriter on “Power of Peace,” the new Santana/Isley Brothers collaboration, and has been busy touring with her own band and recording tracks in the studio with the legendary producer NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN. Together through Walden’s Tarpan Records label they will…

Late Drummer Mike Secreti Honored At Sunday Benefit – Syracuse New Times

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

On Aug. 11, 2016, Syracuse musician Mike Secreti died at age 63 from complications after surgery. Although he had suffered from stage-four non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and bladder, esophageal, colon and rectal cancer, it was only after surviving the removal of most of his esophagus that he died due to infections contracted at the hospital. “He was fighting for more than 10 years,”…

Belle and Sebastian Forget Their Drummer at a Walmart – Pitchfork

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Belle and Sebastian were traveling to their show in St. Paul, Minnesota when they realized they left something behind in North Dakota—their drummer. Upon realizing drummer Richard Colburn was forgotten at a Walmart, frontman Stuart Murdoch tweeted out for help: “Shit, we left Richard in North Dakota. Anyone want to be a hero and get him to St Paul, Minnesota somehow. The gig hangs in the balance.” In an interview…

Toontrack Announce Superior Drummer 3, Coming Next Month – Metal Injection.net

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Umeå, Sweden, August 15, 2017 Today, Toontrack announced that Superior Drummer 3 will be released worldwide on September 12, 2017. Building on the legacy of its predecessor, Superior Drummer 3 was redesigned from the ground up to introduce a completely new and improved workflow, integrated drum audio to MIDI conversion, 35 mixer effects, scalable interface, detachable windows, a comprehensive MIDI library and much, much more. “Both in terms of design…

Great Scots! Indie-pop band Belle & Sebastian lost its drummer in ND en route to St. Paul – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Belle & Sebastian’s drummer Richard Colburn, third from right, had to be saved from a landscape much like this one by frontman Stuart Murdoch, third from left. / Courtesy Matador Records   No, it’s not a ruse from those wily Scottish pop-rockers: Belle & Sebastian really did lose their drummer in North Dakota as they made their way to St. Paul for tonight’s Palace Theatre concert. “He was left at…

Drummer Richard Colburn on what’s changed for Belle and Sebastian over the past two decades – and what hasn’t – City Pages

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The group was founded by Stuart Murdoch, who recruited various friends and fledgling musicians to help him get the sound he was after. The ramshackle twee group didn’t seem built to last or organized enough to release an actual album. But following the release of Belle and Sebastian’s indie cult classic, Tigermilk, the group was signed to Jeepster Records and began winning the hearts and minds of despondent music fans…

QUIET RIOT Drummer Isn’t Bothered By Negative Opinions: ‘If The Source Isn’t Credible, Then I Simply Don’t Care’ – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

In a brand new interview with I’m Music Magazine, QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali was asked if the negativity ever gets to him from some of the people who won’t give the band’s new lineup a chance. Banali responded: “There are a couple of factors; one of the things that I always look at when someone criticizes QUIET RIOT or me personally or the choices that I’ve made is I…

Drummer Richard Colburn on what’s changed for Belle and Sebastian over the past two decades – and what hasn’t – City Pages

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The group was founded by Stuart Murdoch, who recruited various friends and fledgling musicians to help him get the sound he was after. The ramshackle twee group didn’t seem built to last or organized enough to release an actual album. But following the release of Belle and Sebastian’s indie cult classic, Tigermilk, the group was signed to Jeepster Records and began winning the hearts and minds of despondent music fans…

QUIET RIOT Drummer Isn’t Bothered By Negative Opinions: ‘If The Source Isn’t Credible, Then I Simply Don’t Care’ – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

In a brand new interview with I’m Music Magazine, QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali was asked if the negativity ever gets to him from some of the people who won’t give the band’s new lineup a chance. Banali responded: “There are a couple of factors; one of the things that I always look at when someone criticizes QUIET RIOT or me personally or the choices that I’ve made is I…