Todd Sucherman – Methods & Mechanics

May 01 2014

Todd Sucherman – Methods & Mechanics

Todd Sucherman – Methods & Mechanics for Useful Musical Drumming. Todd Sucherman brings the knowledge of thousands of gigs, shows and recording sessions along with over three decades as a professional drummer to this useful and unique DVD package. Astonishing technique, power and musicality explode from the various musical and solo performances throughout this presentation. Working with artists over a myriad of genres diverse as Styx, Brian Wilson, Spinal Tap, Eric Marienthal, Peter Cetera, John Wetton, Steve Cole, The Falling Wallendas and countless more, there’s a wealth of knowledge imparted that goes way beyond just the technical aspects of...

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Larry Carlton – Instructional DVD For Guitar

Apr 29 2014

Larry Carlton – Instructional DVD For Guitar

One of today’s most influential jazz-rock guitarists, Grammy-winner Larry Carlton puts his talent to work for you in two areas of specialization: Blues and Chord Substitution. The Blues section deals with imitation, theme development, extended phrasing, banding techniques, vibrato and solo construction. In the Chord Substitution section, Larry explains his trademark triad approach, starting with basic chord substitution and leading to extended triad-on-triad usage. This is Larry’s exciting fusion sound, spelled-out, clarified and made accessible to any guitarist. All examples are clearly illustrated with substantial musical phrases and improvised solos. Exclusive live concert footage is provided throughout the DVD...

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Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 7-9

Apr 21 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 7-9

There is always more that we can learn on the drums, but it’s often difficult to choose the next step to take. This comprehensive training pack includes easy step-by-step lessons so you can improve at your own pace. The whole pack includes: 20 step-by-step training DVDs, 21 play-along CDs, and 5 spiral-bound workbooks. Covers classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge rock, progressive rock, punk rock, blues, country, odd time, shuffles, funk, Latin, jazz, and more. Four-way split screen video ensures you see everything. On-screen sheet music with a blue bar marking progress. Drum-less play-along songs with and without...

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Mike Portnoy – Liquid Drum Theater

Apr 18 2014

Mike Portnoy – Liquid Drum Theater

This 2-disc DVD set features Mike Portnoy of Dream Theater. Volume One features music of Dream Theater and Liquid Tension Experiment, with Mike performing eight songs & segments, breaking down parts of each. Featured throughout is exclusive footage of the making of the first LTE album, as well as rare live footage of the band. Volume Two focuses on the muic of Dream Theater. Mike performs eleven songs/segments from “Falling Into Infinity” and “Scenes From a Memory;” there is also exclusive live footage of Dream Theater’s 1998 World Tour. This is a tremendous video, with all the best angles...

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Cristiano Micalizzi – Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso

Apr 14 2014

Cristiano Micalizzi – Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso

Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso this is a tutorial from Cristiano Micalizzi, comprising a plurality of bass and percussion rhythms of most popular music styles. The language of the book is Italian.The disc includes the e-book with detailed sheet music and chord symbols (PDF-format), as well as the sound of showing the disassembled in the book examples (format mp3). The bass and drums are separated on different channels so if you are turning off the left channel, you can play the drums, and turning off the right channel – you can play the bass. At the end...

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Greg Howe – Hot Rock Licks

Apr 10 2014

Greg Howe – Hot Rock Licks

This one hour instructional video is by one of the hottest Rock guitarists in the world, Greg Howe. His relaxed and sincere attitude (plus on screen tablature) make it an enjoyable and invaluable learning experience. The video covers a variety of subjects ranging from melodic warm-up exercises to some of Greg’s most treasured and favorite licks. In between, you’ll be guided through techniques such as: alternate picking, 3 octave scales, 4 note-per-string patterns, how to use arpeggios and exciting 2 handed licks. All these improvisational tools will provide you with a wealth of information to create your own hot...

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Neil Peart – Anatomy of a Drum Solo

Apr 09 2014

Neil Peart – Anatomy of a Drum Solo

Anatomy of a Drum Solo a two-disc set, presents newly-recorded, in-studio footage of legendary Neil Peart discussing his approach to soloing. Using a solo recorded in September, 2004 in Frankfurt, Germany as a framework, Neil talks about the concepts and technique behind each segment of this nine-minute tour de force, which is a feature of each Rush performance. ‘Anatomy of a Drum Solo’ also features: Two explorations – completely improvised workouts at the drums, each over thirty-minutes long. A never-before-released solo recorded in Hamburg, Germany in September, 2004 “O Baterista,” Neil’s Grammy® Award-nominated solo. Two full-band Rush performances from...

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Troy Stetina – Beginning Rock Rhythm Guitar

Apr 04 2014

Troy Stetina – Beginning Rock Rhythm Guitar

Learn to play rock rhythms in the style of The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Hendrix, Clapton, Van Halen, Pearl Jam and more. Learn all the essential rhythm techniques! In this DVD, Troy Stetina teaches power chords, barre chords, triad shapes, muting, chord progressions, pick harmonics, chord arpeggiation, riffs, and more. He also includes vital background information with each concept, giving you the theory behind the chops of your favorite bands. He does a pretty good overview of how to get clean, distorted and crunchy sounds from your amp. The guitar overview would have been even better if he had talked...

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Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 4-6

Apr 03 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 4-6

There is always more that we can learn on the drums, but it’s often difficult to choose the next step to take. This comprehensive training pack includes easy step-by-step lessons so you can improve at your own pace. The whole pack includes: 20 step-by-step training DVDs, 21 play-along CDs, and 5 spiral-bound workbooks. Covers classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge rock, progressive rock, punk rock, blues, country, odd time, shuffles, funk, Latin, jazz, and more. Four-way split screen video ensures you see everything. On-screen sheet music with a blue bar marking progress. Drum-less play-along songs with and without...

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Cobus Potgieter – Drum Covers

Mar 28 2014

Cobus Potgieter – Drum Covers

Cobus Potgieter, the 22-year old YouTube drummer who grew up in Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape, is internationally recognised for his videos on the social network channel, notching close to 18 million views. Potgieter began playing drums at the age of 16 and posted his first video in August 2006. In late 2007, he loaded his first hit track, Nsnyc’s Pop, which was his top viewed video with over 1,4 million views. Over the past three years, he has posted five series of videos on the channel, each using different camera angles and editing techniques. His first series was...

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