Some people will argue with me on this. The short answer is that a ‘beat maker’ is a person who makes ‘beats’. They are a composer. They use samples to ‘play’ lots of different instruments. They lay down sounds for drums, percussion, keyboards and other sampled sounds.… read more
Beat Generals tutorials help you make awesome hip hop beats on your laptop. It’s good for beginners and will take your skills right up there. It’s constantly being updated with new stuff, and there’s even a free trial to check it all out.… read more
The djembe is one of the most unique instruments in the percussion world. It was designed in West Africa as an instrument that unites all people in peace. It’s an amazing instrument that anyone can learn to play.
But if you want to sound really good, it’s worth taking a couple of lessons from someone who knows their African beats.… read more
Thought you’d enjoy this 2 minute insane drum solo from Ben Walsh.
TomTom Crew was a smash hit at the 2007 and 2009 Edinburgh Fringe Festival – it had everything from crazy drumming to beat-boxing. Also look out for Circle Of Rythm, a trio featuring Ben Walsh, Greg Sheehan and Bobby Singh.… read more