Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Caroline McKay praised for drumming style

The drumming style of Caroline McKay has come in for praise.
Great deals on musical instruments

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.

Save money on Drum Kits todayADNFCR-2133-ID-19702687-ADNFCR

Posted on 3 Apr 2010 09:00 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

With extensive research conducted into how to make a kit that truly caters to the player and their specific needs, Pearl hit a home run with these one of a kind custom kits

20 Jan 2017 12:52
thumbnail

Elektron's Digitakt Drum Machine is the answer to all your of your percussive desires

19 Jan 2017 19:16
thumbnail

British microphone brand Aston have just announced the worlds first laser targeting pencil mic.

19 Jan 2017 19:07
thumbnail

A versatile and dynamic Digital Mixer with a plethora of exciting capabilities

19 Jan 2017 18:06
thumbnail

Professional grade audio monitors are the flavour of the year at this years NAMMJ. Perfectly adaptable to any acoustic environment, the JBL 705P/708P is a jack of all trades.

19 Jan 2017 18:01
thumbnail

Utilising state of the art recording and playback operation, the Fireface UFX II interface combines premium quality manufacturing with next level audio quality

17 Jan 2017 13:02

Recent Music News

thumbnail

A revamp of one of Ludwig's most popular snares, the Ludwig Black Beauty 14x8 projects classic tone and looks as good as the original

20 Jan 2017 11:47
thumbnail

Mackie's Big Knob Studio Interface continues the legacy of its predecessors, championing various new features and exciting tech to reiterate its triumphant return.

20 Jan 2017 11:14
thumbnail

Line 6's first ever artist designed guitar, the Shuriken personifies the aggressive and technical playing styles of metal enthusiasts around the world.

20 Jan 2017 10:28
thumbnail

Building on the foundations of its predecessor the Prophet 08, the REV2 features a whole array of interesting and innovative additions to its format.

20 Jan 2017 08:37
thumbnail

In a variety of different finishes and sizes Mapex's new Saturn V Tours express classic Mapex tone with a new ergonomic design

19 Jan 2017 19:51
thumbnail

A compact and lightweight Electric Acoustic Bass Guitar ideal for those who value playability and ultimate accessibility to their instrument

19 Jan 2017 19:39