Music Gear News
Caroline McKay praised for drumming style
Musicians who play the drum kit while standing up have been praised by author and performer John Robb.
His piece in for the Guardian Music Blog was inspired by the departure of Caroline McKay from Glasvegas, who is famous for being one of the drummers who plays in this way.
"There's something effortlessly cool about stand-up drummers - I've never understood why more bands don't utilise their powerful physical presence," said Robb.
He speculated that McKay had taken inspiration from Moe Tucker, the drummer in the Velvet Underground, or Bobby Gillespie, during the period in which the Primal Scream frontman was a member of the Jesus and Mary Chain.
McKay, who was named in tenth position in the NME Cool List earlier this year, has yet to reveal her reasons for quitting Glasvegas, who said they were "very sad" about her decision to leave the group.
The rest of the band are currently recording their second album in the US.Posted on 3 Apr 2010 09:00 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
Offering the player complete control of their signals, the LX-2 Line Splitter and attenuator is Radial's latest release for this years Musikmesse in Frankfurt
Until the 31st of May the CS18AI is available at an incredibly reduced price. Additionally, claim a free upgrade to PreSonus Studio One upon purchase.
Through a collaboration with watch manufacturer Raymond Weil, Gibson's 'Freelancer' watch pairs extravagance and musically inspired design with stunning results
Building on the fundamental success and design of the NS6 controller, Numark bring forth the next generation of DJ controllers to eagerly awaiting DJs the world over
After years of continual evolution, Dave Smith's revered Analog Drum Machine is to finish product development as creators fulfill the devices capacity.
Cutting edge interfaces designed to bring the latest in audio recording technology, the pair have been produce professional grade audio quality upon every use
Recent Music News
Also available are sE Electronic's Brand New X1 S Vocal Pack and X1 S Studio Bundle, helping you attain that studio grade sound without breaking a sweat.
With a slew of new reinterpretations and familiar faces to boot,KORG unveil the latest releases for this years Musikmesse in Frankfurt Germany.
Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures
Melding tradition with modern manufacturing techniques, Tanglewood's Sundance Performance Pro Series offer the player unique tone with a distinctive personality.
In a three week celebration extravaganza, the city of Liverpool will be paying testament to the legendary Beatles album 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'
On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day