Music Gear News
Florence Welch 'began career as a drummer'
Florence Welch began her music career on the drums, the singer has revealed.
Speaking to the Autostraddle blog, the Florence and the Machine star explained that she was the drummer in her first band and that period in her life is still playing a part in her musical tastes.
"Hip hop is basically what I love right now … a lot of random hip hop influences in terms of samples and drums," she explained.
Welch added that when she was writing her debut album Lungs, her focus was on creating songs which were not tied to a particular time or place and instead looked into universal themes such as love and death.
Earlier this year, Welch told NME that she is planning to play the electric guitar on her next record.
She explained that some of the group's earliest tracks, such as Kiss With a Fist, featured her on the guitar and she was looking forward to using the instrument again.
ÂPosted on 12 Sep 2010 08:54 to category : Music News
Related Music News
Yesterday's successful mission to land an unmanned lander on a comet 510 million km from Earth has yielded some surprise results.
Details about the Band Aid 30 single have emerged.
Better get saving!
International chain store Urban Outfitters has stated it's the world's biggest record seller.
If you're starting university soon, you might be moving away and leaving your current band. But don't fear freshers, there will be plenty of musicians around for you to make new music with.
The ABRSM Making Music report intended to offer insights into how music is taught and played in the UK.
Recent Music News
The H9 Max may be the last stompbox you'll ever need.
Could Behringer be planning their first ever polyphonic synth?
Casio are offering £100 to spend across the Casio Online website when you purchase and register a Celviano AP-460 or Privia PX-860 digital piano.
Exclusive to Gear4music, the Limited Edition Marshall Custom Offset has arrived!
Audiofly 's range of in-ear monitors are designed for professional and personal use. Now available online at Gear4music.
Receive your free Dr Green Tune Up pedal when you purchase any Ashdown Access All Areas amplifier.