The other day, I played at a worship night event and had lots of fun. I used the house kit: a Ludwig Keystone. I loved this kit. But this isn't the point. The worship set was a mixture of some gospel (not hard core, but some), African, and CCM. In all, it was a multi-genre … Continue reading CCM Drumming. Lord, Help Me
In Newport's chapter titled "Rule #1: Work Deeply", he outlines strategies and principles to help us build rituals and rhythms to do deep work that stretches our personal abilities.
URBANA18 Recap What does it mean to be a faithful witness in a culture that is experiencing so much disruption? In a church era that is seeing decline and losing influence? In some ways, these were the questions that Urbana aimed to address. Using the book of Revelation, speakers used its message of Jesus Christ … Continue reading Urbana 18 Recap
A few things I learned about tracking drums in the studio: Take your time planning out the song: Groove. Dynamics. What do the different parts of the song call for? Sometimes less is more, meaning that if the melody is busy, drums may need to hold down the roots. A nice fill to setup the … Continue reading Studio work