Friday, 27 February 2015

Megan Mullins: at KickPort NAMM 2015

Whiplash Megan is a ripping young up and coming drummer in the rock and punk scene. She loves her KickPort and the new FX Series by KickPort. KickPort products give her drums the "balls" needed to properly be heard and blow minds! Hear it from here own mouth in this video interview the the KickPort

Megan Whiplash: Mullins at KickPort NAMM 2015

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

News: 2015 Hit Like A Girl Contest Kicks Off March 1

2015 Hit Like A Girl Contest Kicks Off March 1

World's Only Global Online Event Promoting Female Drumming

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Hit Like A Girl is a global, online contest for female drummers that drew competitors from 45 countries in 2014. Now in its fourth year, the 2015 event is shaping up to be the biggest yet.

New Sponsors Join Program

The 2015 Hit Like A Girl Contest features several returning sponsors as well as some new ones. This year’s presenting sponsors are Zildjian, Evans, and DW Drums. Additional sponsors include: Sabian Cymbals, Mapex Drums, Yamaha and Yamaha DTX Drums, Alfred Music, Musicians Institute, Innovative Percussion, Vater, Promark, Puresound, SKB, TRX, Vic Firth, Audix, and Cympad.
Media Sponsors
Media sponsors from around the world have been enlisted to help support the contest, including: the Percussive Arts Society, Drum Channel, Hudson Music, Drum Guru, Alternative Press, DRUM! Magazine, Tom Tom Magazine and the Enter Music Network and Online Drummer as well as Drumhead (US), Music Radar/Rhythm Magazine (UK), Drums & Percussion (Germany) and DrumScene (Australia).

Joining 2015 event spokesperson Didi Negron (Cirque du Soleil, right) as celebrity judges are Sheila E, Hannah Ford-Welton (Prince), Venzella Joy (Beyoncé), Debbie Knox-Hewson (Charli XCX), Kate Schellenbach (Luscious Jackson), Jess Bowen (The Summer Set), Alicia Warrington (Kate Nash), Cherisse Ofusu-Osei (Bryan Ferry) and Nia Lovelis (Cherri Bomb). The judging panel also includes leading YouTube artists Meytal Cohen, Anika Nilles, Motown legend Bobbye Hall, and Lux Drummerette, as well as 2014 HLAG Champions Riesha Fayson and Kanade Sato.

Schedule of Events.

2015 Hit Like A Girl Contest opens for online video entries at 12:01 AM PST on March 1, 2015. Two pair of Weekly Winners will be chosen by celebrity/industry judging teams and announced March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9 with the entry period closing on April 8. Fan Voting Open April 10 and closes April 22. The Top Twenty Weekly and fan-selected finalists in both the over and under 18 age divisions will be announced on April 23 followed by celebrity judging from April 24 and May 4. The final winners will be chosen during an online event on May 7.

Complete acoustic, electronic or hybrid drum kits and accessories will be given away to the first, second, and third finishers in both Under 18 and Over 18 categories. The value of all prizes exceeds $15,000.

International Ambassadors
HLAG Ambassadors represent nearly 2 dozen countries around the world and are responsible for expanding the awareness of drumming and increasing participation in the contest by organizing promotional activities through their local and social media contacts.

Free Play-Along Tracks
A selection of more than a dozen free, downloadable play-along tracks for this year’s contest are being provided courtesy of Hudson Music, Drum Fun, and Gregg Bissonette. Entrants may use the royalty-free tracks to avoid copyright issues with their entry.

Where To Find Out More
Web site:
Twitter: @hlagcontest

Background: The Hit Like A Girl Contest was founded by DRUM!, Tom Tom Magazine, and TRX Cymbals in 2012. Since then there have been nearly 1,200 entrants from 42 countries, half a million fan votes, and more than 6,000,000 web impressions. Past contestants have gone on to big gigs including 2012 winner D'Arcus Curry (T-Pain); 2012 contestant Venzella Joy (Beyonce); 2014 Runner-Up Anika Nilles (YouTube Star) and 2014 champion Riesha Fayson (currently touring China). For 2015, Hit Like A Girl is expanding its reach with the International Ambassador program; a worldwide network of female drummers promoting the contest and benefits of drumming to local players and professionals.

Friday, 20 February 2015

News: Like A Girl 2015 Weekly Update

Hit Like A Girl 2015 Weekly Update - GET READY FOR THE 2015 Hit Like A Girl Contest

In addition to previously announced details for the 2015 Hit Like A Girl contest for female drummers, here are the latest updates as of Monday, February 16, 2015. Keep in mind, all previous contestants are free to enter again. We urge you to show your chops in 2015.

A selection of more than a dozen free, downloadable play-along tracks for this year’s contest are now online, including:Groove Essentials”by Tommy Igoe (courtesy of Hudson Music), “After All” from the Warning Will Robinson CD and play-along by Gregg Bissonette, and several tracks from theTurn It Up & Lay It Down and Test Of Time series of play-alongs (courtesy of Drum

Hit Like A Girl welcomes new Presenting Sponsor Drum Workshop and the DW family of brands (DW, PDP, LP, Gibraltar and KAT) along with Musicians Institute, and new media sponsor Drumhead Magazine.


Each of this year’s 5 Weekly mini-contests will be judged by a pair of drum industry leaders and professional players. 10 under and 10 over 18 Weekly Winners will receive special prizes and automatically move on to the final round. The judging panels will feature Jonni Murphy (Alfred Music), Craigie Zildjian and Sarah Hagen (Zildjian), Jordan Liffengren(DRUM! Magazine) and Mindy Abovitz (Tom Tom Magazine) and others. Celebrity drummers will include Bobbye Hall(Motown, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Carole King), Kiran Gandhi (M.I.A.) andMona Tavakoli (right, Jason Mraz).


Sign up and download free online instruction with the Hit Like A Girl PowerPack.

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Senri Kawaguchi: Live Tour 2014 "Buena Vista"

タイトルは「Senri Kawaguchi Live Tour 2014 "Buena Vista"」

1. See You Much Later
2. Onyx
3. The Phoenix
4. All This Love
5. Young Hawk
6. Wonderland In The Sky
7. Real Life
8. Send One Your Love
9. The HUNT
10. Spring In Lviv
11. Tombo in 7/4
12. Infinite Possibility

2ndアルバム「Buena Vista」もよろしくね♪
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Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Thomas Lang: Remo + NAMM 15

Thomas Lang demos new product Powerstroke 77 and Powerstroke 3 Black Dot at NAMM 2015.

Remo + Thomas Lang: NAMM 15

Sunday, 15 February 2015

Meytal Cohen: Meytal - Everybody Hates You Now

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One of my favorite songs from my soon to be released album!
Shot at the Whisky a go go, Los Angeles, 12/13/14

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Brighton Music HallBoston, MA
06:00 PM Meytal Cohen plus special guests
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Gramercy TheatreNew York, NY
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Meytal - Everybody Hates You Now

Friday, 13 February 2015

Thomas Lang: K for Musicians Interview NAMM 2015

Virtuoso drummer Thomas Lang amazes the crowds with his drumming and talks about using QSC K Series loudspeakers with his V-Drum set.

NAMM 2015 K for Musicians Interview with Thomas Lang


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