Music Gear News
Gary Powell praises 'trusty' Yamaha Oak Custom drum kit
Gary Powell, the drummer best known for his work with The Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things, has spoken about recording with his new band The Invasion Of.
Writing on the Yamaha blog, Powell explained that the group's live recording sessions took place in London in the spring of this year.
"Having been a member of two bands of a similar ilk, it was important for me to try something completely different in style and approach, but maintain the same heartfelt dynamic and emotional content," the drummer explained.
He stated that he used his "trusty" Yamaha Oak Custom kit for the recording of the EP and was able to get a good sound, partly thanks to the great ambient feel of the studio they were working in.
Powell is set to be behind the drum kit with The Libertines again in the near future, as the band are reuniting to play the Reading and Leeds festivals next month.Posted on 22 Jul 2010 10:19 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
At the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony which took place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center last night, Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent and Lorde took turns fronting Nirvana.
Damon Albarn has spoken to NME about the future of Blur, dismissing rumours that they won't play together again.
Ableton have released a new short documentary exploring the production of Hendrik Weber, aka Pantha du Prince's collaborative album with The Bell Laboratory.
Dynamic electronic duo, Daft Punk and Grammy award winning sound engineer, Mick Guzauski, have disclosed the secrets of the unique sound of Daft Punk's latest album, Random Access Memories.
Marcus Mumford, lead singer in Mumford & Sons, has been hired as Associate Producer for the soundtrack to the new Coen Brothers movie, Inside Llewyn Davis.
The record for the longest drum session in a retail store was set in New York yesterday by musician and party-devotee Andrew W.K.
Recent Music News
Six models in the EBS Black Label bass pedals series have been updated for 2015.
The next step up from the EBS Session combo amps, the Magni combos are based on the award-winning Reidmar design.
The Red Label series caters to guitarists who are fans of the EBS bass pedals.
Nord reveal the Stage 2 EX as they update the flagship Stage 2 series.
Incorporating the all-new TD-25 V-Drum module, which provides a dynamic and interactive feel, two new Roland V-Drums kits replace the TD-15.
Roland reveal the JD-XA, a crossover synth bringing analog warmth and digital versatility together.