Saturday, January 27, 2007

"Best Drummer of 2006"

Thomas Lang was voted "Best Drummer of 2006" in the
Rhythm Magazine Readers Poll. The full list of winners
can be found in the February issue of Rhythm magazine.

Congratulations to all the nominees and thanks to
everyone who voted.

Sunday, January 07, 2007

Ultimatives Schlagzeug 1 & 2

“Ultimatives Schlagzeug 1 & 2” is NOW available

Previously unreleased in the U.S. “Ultimatives
Schlagzeug” (Ultimate Drums) is the first
instructional DVD release from Thomas Lang. Originally
released in 1995, this DVD offers a clear, precise
instructional regime that is perfect for the beginner
to intermediate drummer. Although recorded in German,
Thomas keeps the talking to an absolute minimum and
the exercises speak for themselves.

This DVD also features rare footage of Thomas playing
4 songs with his band “Save The Robots” and a 36-page
booklet of excercise transcriptions.

Chapter 1: Correct Stick-Grip
Chapter 2: Simple Beats and Coordination exercises
Chapter 3: Groove-exercises and drum fills
Chapter 4: Independence exercises
Chapter 5: Linear Playing

Chapter 1: Bass Drum Technique
Chapter 2: Linear Coordination Exercises & Fills
Chapter 3: Linear Chops and Licks
Chapter 4: Double Bass Drum Ostinatos
Chapter 5: Playing with Drum Loops