Entries by robb

Filming started on ‘Technique & Musicality’ volume 2!

Well, I’m glad to inform you all that filming has finally started on ‘Technique & Musicality’ volume 2′ I am lucky to have James Taylor looking after the filming and the use of Earthworm/Amber Studios with Pete Hewington and Jon Buckett at the audio controls. This volume has all new patterns and ideas that I […]

Technique & Musicality Volume 2.

I am delighted to say that work will start shortly on my next drum DVD ‘Technique & Musicality 2’ Volume 1 was released in 2010 and was very well received getting 3 or 4 out of 5 star reviews in publications like Modern Drummer, Rhythm Magazine and Drummer. I originally wanted other volumes to follow […]

Goldfrapp ‘Silver Eye’ CD makes top 5 in UK!

I am chuffed that the new Goldfrapp album ‘Silver Eye’ made it to number 5 in the UK album charts. It was such a joy to take part in the sessions and it’s been great watching their fans reaction to the record which I think is a superb collection of songs. The tour to promote […]

Rob’s ‘Guest’ Rhythm Magazine lessons

BIG thanks to Chris Burke at Rhythm Magazine for asking me to be the guest tutor in the mag for the past 4 months. I have received some really lovely feedback from drummers about the lessons and I think Chris might well ask me to submit some more next year….Watch this space!!! The 4 lessons […]

The Littlemen Komedia Gig In Bath!

The recent ‘Littlemen’ gig at Komedia in Bath was a real success both musically and commercially for the band. We got about 350 people to the gig and the band played absolutely great, performing many new songs for the very first time live. It was nice to actually play with a slightly bigger kit than […]

Robs Grammy Nomination!!

I have just found out that the Laura Pausini album ‘Simili’ has gone 3 times platinum, and was also nominated for a Grammy in this years award ceremony!! Alas, we didn’t win….But, another career box ticked!  I played on the opening track ‘Lato Destro del Cuore’ which was recorded at Riverside Studios in Batheaston with fellow […]

Recording session drum day featured in Rhythm Magazine!

I am very proud that the ‘Recording Studio Drum Day’ course that I work on with the brilliant guys at Earthworm/Amber Studios in Swindon, is featured in Januarys UK drum magazine Rhythm! The article explains what drummers can expect from the course and has some awesome pictures from Jennifer Berry. The idea of the day […]

Recording tracks for the new Clara Ponty album.

My first recording session of 2017 is working with the brilliant French pianist Clara Ponty. I have been asked to work on some tracks for her new album to be released later this year and what we have recorded so far sounds fab! Trusty friend and producer Stuart Bruce is at the helm and we […]

XT cymbal range voted number 5 in UK Rhythm poll!

I am very proud that my cymbal design which became the Bosphorus XT Edition cymbals, were recently voted the fifth best new cymbal range of 2016 in the UK drum magazine Rhythm!  The Bosphorus XT Editions came 5th out of seven new ranges in the poll and to reach number 5 on my first cymbal […]

XT Edition Cymbals in Rhythm Mag best of 2016 poll!

Rob is very proud to announce that the XT Edition cymbal range that he worked on with the guys at Bosphorus, is in the running for the best cymbals of 2016 in the UK drum magazine Rhythm! To cast your vote please go to: http://bit.ly/bestcymbals16 Please cast your vote and make 2016 the year for Rob’s […]