Lock-down Collab: “From This Moment On” UK Country Cover

"From This Moment On" Shania Twain

Whilst the UK is in lock-down, members of the Country Music community got together, online, to record this awesome cover of Shania Twain’s, “From This Moment On”. This whole arrangement was put together by Songwriter and Producer, Tim Prottey-Jones, who has been a long-time client of mine over the years. I hope you enjoy it! Performance […]

Welcoming the New Coles 4038’s!

Coles 4038 Ribbon Microphone

Found in almost every commercial recording studio up and down the UK, you will most likely come across at least one of these microphones… The Coles 4038 microphone went into production in the 50’s, and was manufactured specifically for use by the BBC. The technical specifications of the 4038 have remained unchanged even to this […]

Lock-down Collab: “Wanted You More” UK Country Cover

Wanted You More, Lady Antebellum

Whilst the UK is in lock-down, members of the Country Music community got together, online, to record this amazing Lady Antebellum track, “Wanted You More”. This whole arrangement was put together by Songwriter and Producer, Tim Prottey-Jones, who has been a long-time client of mine over the years. I hope you enjoy it!

Self-Isolating: Time to Start Writing That Next Album?

There is no doubt that we find ourselves in such exceptional times. Wherever you are in the world, coronavirus is having an impact on all of us. If you’re a musician – pro or hobbyist – sadly the gigs are no longer coming in. It sucks for all of us right now. Nothing beats hitting […]

Looking to Hire a Remote / Session Drummer?

It’s no surprise that with the advances in technology, the way we make and record music is changing. To some, ‘Remote Recording’ is a totally new concept – however, it’s actually been around for quite some time. In recent years remote recording services have really taken off. Being a professional drummer and working out of […]

Client Spotlight: Astral Cloud Ashes, ‘Old Moods’

I was thrilled to have taken care of drum duties on ‘Old Moods’, released earlier this yes by Astral Cloud Ashes (Antony Walker). The song recently enjoyed some airplay on BBC Radio 6 Music.

11 tracks, 5 days. Review from Oliver Amberg

Back in May I had the pleasure of recording drums for Oliver Amberg [Kissing Lucifer] on his latest album. With this clocking in at album number 4, this is not the first time I have had the pleasure of working with Oliver Check out the blog post below from OliverAmberg.com. “It feels like he’s a […]

Updates to Privacy Policy

Over the last few weeks you have probably been receiving countless emails from business’ and organisations asking you whether you still want to receive information from them. This is all because of a new European data privacy law called GDPR. To adhere to the new law, WantDrums.com has made some changes to it’s Privacy Policy. […]

Gear Alert! Sabian Artisan 14″ Hi-Hats

Sabian Artisan Hi-Hats

Something incredibly special arrived at the studio this morning. Some rather nice hi-hats from Sabian Cymbals’ Artisan range have arrived. This range really is the crème de la crème of the cymbal world. The entire range of Artisan cymbals are handcrafted, hand-made and hand-hammered to perfection, with only a certain number allocated to be produced each […]

5 Signs Perfectionism is Ruining Your Music

There’s a perfectionist inside all of us – especially us musicians! Whether it’s writing new material, releasing new music or preparing to perform live – sometimes, waiting for the ‘perfect’ moment could be getting in the way of you and your creativity. Check out this great article from LANDR which explains more.