Both Sides Of The Kit
Episode 57, Part 1 - Both Sides Of The Kit - So You Wanna Work In A Music Store?
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:59:00 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together in studio to discuss and share info on how to get a job in a music store.
BSOTK News - 17-11-29 - Current News On Drums, Drummmers and Drumming
Thu, 7 Dec 2017 09:17:52 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news about Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 56 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Colin McGibbon
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 18:20:45 -0500
Tony and Dennis speak via Skype with Colin McGibbon, Music Educator, and Professional Drummer, all the way from Glasgow, Scotland.
BSOTK News - 17-11-01 - Current News On Drums, Drummmers and Drumming
Fri, 3 Nov 2017 12:14:43 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news about Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 17-10-21 - Current News On Drums, Drummmers and Drumming
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:17:44 -0400
Dennis and Kevin Dermo get together with Tony via Skype to discuss the latest news about Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 17-10-03 - Current News On Drums, Drummmers and Drumming
Thu, 5 Oct 2017 15:41:06 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news about Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 55 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Jeremy Patey
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:01:36 -0400
Tony, Dennis and Mark Ippersiel meet with Jeremy Patey, bassist and music instructor to discuss the bass players musical relationship with drummers.
BSOTK News - 17-09-06 - Current News On Drums, Drummmers and Drumming
Thu, 7 Sep 2017 12:25:38 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news about Drums, Drummers and Drumming, and talk about Tony's recent visit to the Canadian Maritime provinces and the Sabian Cymbal factory in Meductic NB.
Episode 54 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Tom Drum Shell Sound Comparison
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:32:29 -0400
Tony, Dennis and Mark Ippersiel get together to compare the sound differences of 12 inch toms made from different woods and materials.
BSOTK News - 17-07-25 - Current News On Drums, Drummmers and Drumming
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 19:30:02 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 53 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Rick Barbosa Interview
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:51:26 -0400
Tony and Mark Ippersiel travel to visit with Rick Barbosa, drum instructor and performing musician - ". . . there is no such thing as American Grip".
BSOTK News - 17-06-27 Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Tue, 4 Jul 2017 14:48:40 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 17-06-18 Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:16:37 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 52 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Robb Ryan Interview
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:16:44 -0400
Tony and Mark Ippersiel travel to visit with Robb Ryan, Musician, Advanced Drum Educator, and Drumeo Instructor.
BSOTK News - 17-05-20 Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Mon, 29 May 2017 15:47:41 -0400
Tony, Dennis and Mark Ippersiel get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 17-04-25 Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:37:29 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 17-04-13 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:22:56 -0400
Tony, Dennis and BSOTK Patron Mark Ippersiel get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming, with a review of the recent Kenny Aronoff drum clinic at Drummer's Hangout in Aurora Ontario. And on the Allstage.ca Music Feature we have the debut single by Whistler Creek called 'Daddy's Always Here', produced and engineered by Dennis!
BSOTK News - 17-03-22 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:38:00 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming, with a teaser at the end of the new Dennis Ryckman & Shawn Cowan song (teaser video - https://youtu.be/UHD5vz0qz8A)
Episode 51 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Recording Drums, Hardware, Software, Tips and Tricks
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 16:41:01 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss Drum Recording Basics, hardware and software needed, some basic techniques and tricks. Plus a preview to a work in progress by Dennis featuring him on drums using the 4 mic Glynn Johns technique he mentions.
BSOTK News - 17-02-28 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Fri, 3 Mar 2017 13:05:17 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 17-01-31 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 16:23:42 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 17-01-18 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:47:10 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-12-21 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 15:47:13 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-11-29 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:15:56 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-11-08 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:49:04 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 50 - Both Sides Of The Kit - The Drum Studio 2016 Drumfest, Day 2
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:32:15 -0400
The Drum Studio 2016 Drumfest, Day 2
Episode 49 - Both Sides Of The Kit - The Drum Studio 2016 Drumfest, Day 1
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 16:16:14 -0400
The Drum Studio 2016 Drumfest, Day 1
BSOTK News - 16-10-12 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:42:36 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-09-14 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:16:28 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-08-31 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Fri, 2 Sep 2016 15:35:00 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-08-10 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:45:29 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 160727 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 18:11:36 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-07-06 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 13:30:46 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-06-16 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:06:58 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming
BSOTK News - 16-06-06 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:37:02 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-05-09 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Fri, 13 May 2016 11:21:52 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-05-01 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Wed, 4 May 2016 13:54:54 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummer and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-04-20 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sat, 23 Apr 2016 12:05:24 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-04-12 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:21:19 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 48 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Brent Niemi from Sandman
Wed, 6 Apr 2016 21:18:48 -0400
Dennis and Tony get speak via Skype with Brent Niemi of Sandman, Canada's Tribute To Metallica.
BSOTK News - 16-03-25 - Current News on Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:58:04 -0400
Dennis & Kevin Dermo get together with Tony via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 16-03-19 - Current News about Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 20 Mar 2016 22:06:54 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 47 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Drum Tuning & Mic'ing
Sun, 6 Mar 2016 17:14:55 -0500
Tony and Dennis discuss their views on tuning drums and mic'ing them in the studio, with two songs featured from Scott Szeryk's latest album, Transcendence.
Episode 46 - Both Sides Of The Kit - YC Drums
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:58:54 -0500
Tony and Dennis speak via phone with Jordan Gauthier of YC Drums.
BSOTK News - 15-12-07 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:11:34 -0500
Tony and Dennis bet together via Skype to discus the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming
BSOTK NEws - 15-11-23 - Current News about Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Thu, 3 Dec 2015 14:27:07 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 45 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Bryan Tuk
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:18:47 -0500
Tony and Dennis speak with Bryan Tuk about the upcoming season for The Allentown Jazz Festival, and about Drum Corps competition.
BSOTK News - 15-11-08 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:35:10 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 15-10-28 - The latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Wed, 4 Nov 2015 23:29:49 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype, with special guest Kevin Dermo, to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 15-09-16 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 25 Oct 2015 22:18:50 -0400
Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
BSOTK News - 15-10-15 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 25 Oct 2015 22:14:01 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 44 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 11:21:41 -0400
Live excerpts from the 2015 Drum Studio Drum Fest, and the 1st BSOTK Drum Hang.
BSOTK News - 15-09-30 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 22:48:26 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 15-09-24 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sat, 26 Sep 2015 12:06:04 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 43 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sat, 12 Sep 2015 09:41:40 -0400
We visited Pro Drummer Dale Anne Brendon at her home to talk about her adventures as Randy Backman's drummer on his Heavy Blues album and tour. We also get some insight as to some new projects Dale Anne has in the works.
BSOTK News - 15-08-23 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:08:12 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers, and drumming.
Episode 42 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 23:52:30 -0400
Tony and Dennis talk via Skype with Pro Drummer, Educator, Speaker and Author, Chris Lesso.
BSOTK News - 15-08-12 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 22:34:00 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in drums, drummers and drumming
Episode 41 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Mon, 3 Aug 2015 12:34:47 -0400
Tony and Dennis speak via Skype with Marc Atkinson, drummer and music director for Wayne Newton, find out about Marc's current and upcoming projects, and get some great insight on the drummers of Zappa.
BSOTK News - 150729 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:59:54 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to talk about the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 15-06-24 - Current News About Drums Drummers and Drumming
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:33:24 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News 15-07-14 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 22:44:35 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 15-07-05 - Current News About Drums, Drummers, and Drumming
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:58:33 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 40 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Thu, 9 Jul 2015 23:16:57 -0400
Interview with Vicki Reader, 2015 Hit Like A Girl Contest Semi-Finalist and UK Ambassador, and Sweet Spots vs. Moon Gels dampener comparison with Kevin Dermo.
BSOTK News - 150609 - Current News About Drums, Drummers And Drumming
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:32:01 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in drums, drummers, and drumming.
Episode 39 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Tue, 9 Jun 2015 22:31:51 -0400
Tony and Dennis made a trip to RPM Studios in London, Ontario to talk with AJ Marsh about the drumming and history of Dave Grohl of Nirvana, The Foo Fighers, and a fistful of other music and film projects
BSOTK News - 15-06-07 - Current News Abou Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 7 Jun 2015 17:20:23 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to talk about the week in drumming news.
BSOTK News - 15-05-25
Thu, 28 May 2015 21:23:04 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 38 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sun, 24 May 2015 20:10:34 -0400
We visited David Pfingstgraef, Audiologist at Elgin Audiology to talk about the perils of music related hearing damage, it's effects, treatment and prevention.
BSOTK News - 15-05-14 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 17 May 2015 13:04:28 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers, and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 15-05-06 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Fri, 8 May 2015 22:04:40 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 37 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Mon, 4 May 2015 20:19:00 -0400
Tony and Dennis talk via Skype with the SUPER-AWESOME Mike Johnston of MikesLessons.com.
BSOTK News - 15-04-22 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:18:16 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news, in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
Episode 36 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:58:14 -0400
The tables are turned as BSOTK Superfan Mark Ippersiel interviews Tony and Dennis to uncover the musical backgrounds of the BSOTK team. Get full, un-edited episodes at www.patreon.com/bsotk for as little as $1 per month!
BSOTK News - 15-04-08 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 21:36:29 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latests new in Drums, Drummers and Drumming.
BSOTK News - 15-04-02 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Fri, 3 Apr 2015 15:33:44 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in Drums, Drummers, and Drumming.
Episode 35 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:25:25 -0400
We got together at Brad Coward's rehearsal studio to chat with him, Gary Kendrick, Ian Gifford and Doug Foreman about the ins-and-outs of singing while playing drums. And we enjoyed some beer and M&M's!
BSOTK News - 15-03-25 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:13:17 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss current news on drums, drummers and drumming.
BSOTK News - 15-03-18 - Current News On Drums, Drummers, and Drumming
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:38:29 -0400
Tony and Dennis chat via Skype about this weeks news in drums, drummers and drumming.
Episode 34 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 20:16:29 -0400
We visited Jim McCormick, of the band Bender and BSOTK Contributing Partner Allstage.ca at his house to talk about the drumming career and style of Ian Paice, the man behind the kit for Deep Purple. And Jim's wife Barb put out all sorts of wonderful goodies for us! BARB RAWKS!!!
BSOTK News - 15-03-11 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 22:31:37 -0400
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in drums, drummers and drumming: New Facebook Likes; Drummer Birthdays; Modern Drummer's Reader's Pole online archive; Sabian sponsors Allentown Jazz Festival; BSOTK alumni music projects; Hit Like A Girl drum contest; Propellerhead Reason; Merch Bundle; Roland TR-808; How to drum for EDM; Polaris, oops, Polar Music Prize; upcoming episodes; Save us from burrito induced suffocation!
BSOTK News - 15-03-04 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:20:20 -0500
Tony and Dennis talk via Skype to discuss current news on drums, drummers and drumming.
Episode 33 - Both Sides Of The Kit - Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 1 Mar 2015 23:06:07 -0500
We speak with Bryan Tuk via Skype and discuss his musical career, his work as an entertainment lawyer, how he got involved with TED-X Talks, and the 1st annual Allentown Jazz Festival - this gentleman is BUSY!
BSOTK News - 15-02-18 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:34:25 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest news in drums, drummers and drumming: Drummer Birthdays, Patreon Contributing Partners, New Facebook Friends, Fly By Night Anniversary, Hit Like A Girl Drumming Contest, Drums At The Oscars, A Little More Noise Video, Aerodrums, Upcoming Shows, Bob Richards drumming in AC/DC video
BSOTK News - 16-02-13 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:18:01 -0500
After a long vacation hiatus, Tony and Dennis once again get together via Skype to discuss the 'Latest News' in drums, drummers and drumming.
BSOTK News - 15-02-24 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:54:56 -0500
Current news on drums, drummers and drumming.
Episode 32 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 22:21:56 -0500
Max is featured On The December-January Cover Of Drums Etc. Magazine - www.maxsenitt.com. We talk about his career, Afro-Cuban percussion styles, and get into coffee a little bit.
BSOTK News 15-02-11 - Current News About Drums, Drummers And Drumming
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 16:05:42 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest in drums, drummers and drumming news: Drummer Birthdays; Rush R40 Tour; Max Senitt Episode and new Drums Etc. article; Jeremy Piven; Upcoming Episodes; New Facebook Friends; Congratulations AJ & Nicole!; Shame, shame, shame . . .; Official Tianna; Like, Follow, Rate, Review, become a BSOTK Partner; Grammys; Kanye West. . .; 5 Minutes A Day Jim McCormick!
BSOTK News - 15-02-04 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Sat, 7 Feb 2015 17:02:06 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss the latest in drums, drummers and drumming news: Anniversary of Karen Carptenter's death; Anniversary of 'The Day The Music Died'; Phil Collins' birthday; Winery Dogs announce studio date for recording the next album; Crescent Cymbals sold to Sabian; New Neil Peart novel; Superbowl Boobies; Upcoming episodes; Mike Johnston interview; Dale Anne Brendon records and tours with Randy Bachman; New Facebook Friends; Exclusive BSOTK content; NAMM 2015 recap with Ryan Hamilton of Just Drums; Kevin Dermo starts teaching in St. Thomas, Ontario; Tables are turned, Tony and Dennis get interviewed by Mark Ippersiel; Barry and Bill's Bedtime Stories
Episdoe 31 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sun, 1 Feb 2015 20:22:14 -0500
Mark Schulman, drummer for Pink, Cher, Foreigner, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Billy Idol, and MORE, has written a book about Stage Fright! Mark joins Tony and Dennis via Skype to talk about his book and his career. Check out his video for Devdas For Gretsch 2014.
BSOTK News - 15-01-28 - Current News About Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:11:34 -0500
Tony and Dennis talk together over Skype, discussing current topics about drums, drummers and drumming, including Nick Mason, Guitar Centre Drum Competition winner, DW & Gretsch, Max Senitt flying the BSOTK flag, Bryan Tuk, Dave Rundle & Headhunter Drumsticks, new BSOTK Facebook followers, animal noises, Rush R40 Tour, new Neil Peart signature DW snare, Drum Pants triggers, Craig Blundell touring with Steven Wilson, Peter Erskine now with Tama, upcoming episodes.
BSOTK News - 15-01-21 - Current Drumming News
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:30:39 -0500
Tony and Dennis get together via Skype to discuss: January Drummer Birthdays; Sabian 'Big And Ugly Cymbals'; Keith Moon's Rhythm Magazine cover; AC/DC on The Grammy's; Mike Portnoy and Winery Dogs new album; Brian Blade with Daniel Lanois NPR performance; Guitar Center Drum-off Finals; BSOTK ranks 24th on Google searching Drumming Podcast; Upcoming episodes
Episode 30 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 21:14:05 -0500
We had Jim McCormick of Bender and Allstage.ca join us as we visited with Rodney Harnock, one of the owners of Riff's Music Lounge in Woodstock, Ontario. We got the inside details from the venue owner's perspective on how to get a your band booked - what a venue looks for in a band, what excites them about an act and what turns them off/ We then mixed it in with Jim's perspective as a person who books the gigs for his own band and deals with venue owners and bookers directly. Lots of great info here folks!
BSOTK News 15-01-12 - Current News On Drums, Drummers and Drumming
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:52:24 -0500
Fender & DW Deal, Phil Rudd, Beat-Week, and more!
Episode 29 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Thu, 1 Jan 2015 22:21:55 -0500
Tony & Dennis drove to a rainy Waterloo, Ontario to invade the house of Barry Connors, drummer for Toronto, Coney Hatch and Lee Aaron. We talked about his career, his involvement with the new WFLIII drum company, and we got to speak via phone with the one and only William F. Ludwig III.
Episdoe 28 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:33:39 -0500
Tony & Dennis visit with Kevin Lamure, Manager of the Fanshawe College First Nations Centre, to learn about First Nations drums and drumming. And we hear an audio sample from The Eagle Flight Singers, Eagle Flight Live, 2005.
Episode 27 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Tue, 2 Dec 2014 20:24:44 -0500
We hung out with Archie to talk about his recent cruise ship experience and what the future holds for him.
Episode 26 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:58:20 -0500
Tony and Dennis revisit their favourite moments from the second half of season 1.
Episode 25 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sat, 1 Nov 2014 20:01:46 -0400
Tony and Dennis revisit their favourite moments of the first 12 episodes from season one.
Episode 24 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:51:22 -0400
In this episode, Tony speaks with two guests, Guitarist an Producer Scott Szeryk, and Drummer and Music Director for Wayne Newton, Marc Atkinson. They fill us in on the projects they are currently working on together, and on our Allstage.ca Music Feature, Marc allows us a to preview a rough demo of a song from his upcoming album called Splatt.
Episode 22 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sat, 4 Oct 2014 09:12:46 -0400
We'd paid a visit to Just Drums in Toronto to talk wiwth Ryan Hamilton, while they were celebrating their 30th Anniversary, and we find out about their new web-presence and online community. We drooled over all the awesome drum gear and heard some great stories. On our Allstage.ca Music Feature we have a song from Just Drums staffer Grant Scott's band GirL.
Episode 21 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:45:07 -0400
We travelled to the Kitchener / Waterloo Long & McQuade store for the Mark Kelso Drum Clinic. We spoke with Darren McClelland and got some updates on upcoming clinics they are hosting. We also visited the 2014 St. Thomas Drum Fest, put on by Renato Belusic of The Drum Studio. We also have TWO Allstage.ca Music Features, the first a song from the band Ivory Hours, and the second by the band GirL featuring Grant Scott of Just Drums.
Episode 20 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:15:46 -0400
In this instalment, we talk with Dave Rundle of Headhunters Drumsticks. We get a tour of the manufacturing facility, and the inside scoop on some of the newest products they're producing.
Episode 19 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:19:58 -0400
We meet with the Significant Others of the Season 1 Round Table guests, for an episode we are calling the 'Better Half Of The Kit'. We'll find out what's it's like to live with a drummer, how their spouses' vocation affects them, and if all those stereotypes about drummers are really true!
Episode 18 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:41:28 -0400
Karl Sloman visits Tony and Dennis at Studio B to discuss his drumming, teaching, philosophies and experiences. He give us the inside scoop on his part in the documentary 'Walk The Walk', where he had a chance to meet with the band Rush, and tells us about his book The Coordination Code.
Episode 17 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 2 Jul 2014 22:07:53 -0400
Tony and Dennis get a visit at Studio B from Dale Penney, a prominent South-Western Ontario Professional drummer, performing with such acts as Nail, Doug Varty, and a whole host of other artists. Originally hailing from 'The Rock', Dale was brought up in a musical family where everyone played something. We get the low-down on how Dale sees the world, and he gives us his thoughts on how he feels about double kick pedals!
Episode 16 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:14:07 -0400
Tony and Dennis visit AJ Marsh, of the bands Backline Revival and Thunder Bitchin', at his studio, to talk about recording and producing drums, performing live, and the musical heros that have inspired him.
Episode 15 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Mon, 2 Jun 2014 15:29:07 -0400
Tony and Dennis sit down with Dale Anne Brendon, Pro Drummer and Classical Percussionist, to discuss similarities and differences between band gigs and classical shows, her views on being a female drummer in a male dominated profession, Dale Anne's musical education, and working with top performers such as Roger Hodgeson and Pete Townsend.
Episode 14 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sat, 17 May 2014 18:51:22 -0400
BSOTK Drummers' Round Table - Episode of Epic Proportions! Tony and the Roundtable members discuss John Henry Bonham, endorsements, getting fired from gigs, and gear, as well as great stories and general Tom-foolery. Featured are Episode 9 & 10 guest Glen 'Archie' Gamble, Episode 3 guest Jim McCormick, Dale Penney of Nail and The Doug Vartey Band, and AJ Marsh from Backline Revival and Thunder Bitchin'.
Episode 13 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:23:14 -0400
Tony and Dennis speak with Johnny Wilson, singer and Bodhran player for the Celtic band the Shenanigans.
Episode 12 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:21:23 -0400
Chris Streib from Talbot Trail Physiotherapy will talk to us about all the scary things that drumming can do to our bodies...and how to avoid and treat them. Carpal Tunnel, tendonitis and strains, oh my!
On our Allstage.ca Music Feature, we'll hear the song Sands Of Sahara from Scott Szeryk's album Guitar Manifesto.
Episode 11 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Tue, 1 Apr 2014 22:22:16 -0400
Our guest will be pro drummer Rob McEachern. We'll talk about his interesting career, and get all the info on his business and the products he's manufacturing, including Cool Claws.
Episode 10 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Sun, 16 Mar 2014 02:07:44 -0400
We sat down with Glen 'Archie' Gamble, career pro drummer, and time keeper for numerous high profile acts. We find out about musician endorsements, and Archie's view on and experience with the music business.
Episode 9 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:45:08 -0400
We sat down with Glen 'Archie' Gamble, career pro drummer, and time keeper for numerous high profile acts. We talk to Archie about experiences from his drum beginnings to the present, and are treated to some great road anecdotes from his touring days.
Episode 8 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:44:56 -0400
We travel to Woodstock, Ontario to visit with Terry Wright of Drummer's Haven. Terry is a hobbyist drummer and drum enthusiast who collects, trades and sells drums, cymbals and hardware from his private collection via his Kijiji.ca website (search Drummer's Haven on Kijiji.ca, Woodstock). We hear from Derek Babanin, drummer for the band Snakebite, about their radio success with the song All Night Long, and we debut their next single, My Road, on our Allstage.ca Music Feature.
Episode 7 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:44:45 -0400
We visit with Drummer Kevin Dermo, who performs and records on both acoustic and electronic drums. We talk about the similarities and difference between the two types of kits, and how he chooses which to use in what situations. On our Allstage.ca Music Feature we'll hear a track from Kevin's band, County Road 45.
Episode 6 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:44:30 -0400
We travel to the studio at Guitarzan Productions and Szerky Guitar Academy to talk with Producer/Engineer, Guitar Instructor, Performing Musician and Guitarist Extraordinaire, Scott Szeryk. We discuss drum recording, and the intricacies of drums on the road touring Scott's live show Guitar Manifesto.
Episode 5 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:44:12 -0400
We visit with Greg Wier, drummer and hand percussionist. We'll discuss the differences and similarities between performing on drums and hand percussion. Greg's tells us about his drumming related injuries and how he has managed to play through them. Episode 2 guest, Darren McClelland, returns via Skype to share a report on the 2013 Montreal Drum Fest. On our Allstage.ca Music Feature, we'll hear a track from the band Backline Revival.
Episode 4 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:44:01 -0400
An update from drummer Derek Babanin, who took the plunge and went “pro” earlier this year. We will talk about life without a day job, drumming and singing. We'll also hear the latest track from his band Snake Bite.
Episode 3 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:43:32 -0400
Our guest will be Jim McCormick. Jim is a professional drummer, and leader of the classic rock band Bender. Jim is also the founder and driving force behind Allstage.ca, a South-Western Ontario networking organisation for 'All Things Music'.
Episode 2 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:43:19 -0400
Our guest is drummer extraordinare, drum instructor, and music retailer, Darren McClelland, from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. We dig deep into his brain and pull out information on a variety of drummer related topics. Meeting Steve Gadd and teaching corporate workshops are just a couple of the things Darren talks about.
Episode 1 - Both Sides Of The Kit
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:42:57 -0400
Our guest is Ryan Cruikshank, journeyman bassist and all around great guy. We discuss the relationship between bassists and their drummers. We have some updates on upcoming episodes of BSOTK. We get to hear a track from one of Ryan Cruikshank's music projects, The Crystal Kage.

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