Executive Order- All Bleed Red (Single)

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Last September I recorded drums for the band Executive Order at Honolulu’s Blue Planet Sound recording studio.

The first single “All Bleed Red” was released today on all digital platforms.

I had a blast getting into character and playing some Rock again… back to my roots!

If you like some good rocking tunes, big guitars, a strong hook and in-your-face vocals, check it out.

Produced and mixed by Michael Cutting in Brazil, mastered by David Zaffiro (Nashville).

Star Trek: Enterprise – Theme Song Transcription

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One of my younger drum students loves Hard Rock, classic Heavy Metal, … and Star Trek.

His favorite series is Star Trek: Enterprise, which features a version of Faith of the Heart (aka Where My Heart Will Take Me) as sung by Russell Watson.

I made a quick transcription of the 1:18 min piece. It’s not note for note but gives you a good idea of what’s going on, drum wise.

At 65bpm, it’s a classic rock ballad and features some signature drum fills, especially in the outro.

I was unable to find out who’s drumming on the recording. Please leave a comment if you happen to know.

You can download the free pdf HERE

Remote Drum Recordings

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I offer remote drum recordings for your tracks, using Addictive Drums 2 via a Roland TD-17KVX electronic drum kit.

That’s a great option for demos, or if you don’t have the big studio dollars and want great sounding drums on your music.
All I need is an mp3 or wav file of your song, and I can record drums for you remotely.
Then I’ll send you back the midi files, a stereo drum mix, or the individual audio stems.
If you’re interested in having some beckbeat drums on your song or recording, please use the contact form on this website.

To give you an idea of how Addictive Drums 2 sounds, here are three custom kits I’ve used in different musical situations.

Be well,

Beck

STYLES

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There are lots of materials out there on different styles and drum grooves. The sheer amount of method books and sheet music can be overwhelming.

I put together a PDF to provide a basic overview of grooves that are used in different styles.

You can download it HERE for free.

Whether you are a drum teacher or are learning by yourself , I hope you find it useful.