In 1958, one British percussionist made a decision that would change the drumming world forever. Find out how Natal's founder, Alan Sharp, revolutionised the way percussion was made.
Drumming for 5 bands plus being a house player at a London venue is enough to keep anyone busy, but session player Siân Monaghan managed to spare some time to talk about how she got her start and what has made her the drummer she is today.
In case you haven’t noticed, drums often take one hell of a beating. Be it the constant set-up and dismantling, the drubbing they are subjected to at a show, or the endless cycle of lugging them from rehearsal to show to studio and back again.
As much as your kit was designed to take a bashing, there are ways to look after a kit without wrapping it in cotton wool and barely touching it. We’ve pulled together our top tips to improve your kits’ sound and reliability and keep your gear in prime playing condition.