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60sec Tip Bits #2 – Cymbal Sleeves

60sec Tip Bits #2 – Cymbal Sleeves

Drummers, remember that sinking feeling you get when you’ve turned up to a gig (with your breakables) only to find no sleeves on the cymbal stands….? Here’s a simple, easy, practical solution (with bonus tip) to ensure you protect your beloved cymbals. Check it out!

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Welcome to my Youtube Channel

Welcome to my Youtube Channel

Hi I’m Ben Woollacott and welcome to my Youtube channel. I’m from Pembroke in West Wales and I’m a London based drummer. I’ve been playing drums since I was 12 years old and I’ve been drumming for a long time…. I graduated from a music college ACM in Guildford around 2001 and that year I […]

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Sunrise Drumming

Sunrise Drumming

Start your day with some gentle drumming. Not so long back I did a blog on drumset volume issues and how to tackle them. In this video, overlooking the Surrey Hills I decided a bit of brush playing would be an appropriate beginning to a beautiful day; not too loud with a soothing approach rather than […]

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Big Fat Snare Sound

Big Fat Snare Sound

Thinking of a Big Fat Snare Sound? Recycle a used snare drum head, turn it upside down onto your snare and bosh!, no need for any extra products. Song: ‘Holds Me Tight’ music and words by Ben Woollacott. Video Directed and Edited by: Ula Burgiel Assistant Engineer and Recording by Lloyd Jukes Bush Studios

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