Tag Archives: collision artists

July Backstage Masterclass Recap

July Backstage Masterclass Recap We were proud to announce our July BACKSTAGE Masterclass instructors, Slee and Baxter! Formed in early 2017. Happyalone was born from the reunification of Baxter with the band’s other remaining founding member, Slee. First meeting as teenagers on a summer trip to the Gaeltacht, the two were reconnected in UCC years […]

Top Tips For Practicing drums

Top Tips For Practicing drums This week we are back with some top tips for practicing drums from Team Collision! Drumming is a lot harder than it looks. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. To be on top of your game in music, sport, or any discipline takes patience, dedication, and determination. And drumming is […]

How To Get Your First 500 Followers

How To Get Your First 500 Followers We are back this week with some tops tips How To Get Your First 500 Followers around social media. We’ve all heard of the theory of 1000 true fans, right? If not, that’s okay. “1000 True Fans” is an article written by an author named Kevin Kelly. His premise […]

June Backstage Masterclass Recap

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June Backstage Masterclass Recap We were proud to announce our June Masterclass instructor, Justin Curtis White, III aka JWhite! We look back on the BACKSTAGE Masterclass recap! Justin is a successful USA based Touring and session Drummer, who has collaborated with bands including Sabretooth. With decades of show and band experience, Justin has had toured […]

Top Tips For Protecting Your Hearing

Top Tips For Protecting Your Hearing This week we are back with some more Top Tips For Protecting Your Hearing for your drumming and music! This week we are focusing on hearing protection. Have you ever felt that ringing in your ears after playing drums, at a band rehearsal or at a gig? Here are […]

how to keep yourself motivated as a musician.

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How To Keep Yourself Motivated As A Musician. Hey Everyone, This week we have a phenomenal piece wrote by Collision artist Jamie LaFave about how to keep yourself motivated as a musician. One of many things that I love about being a musician. There’s always room for growth, improvement, maturity, execution, inspiration, and constantly setting […]

Backstage May Masterclass Recap: Part 2

Backstage May Masterclass Recap: Part 2 As promised, Here is part two of our Collision Backstage Masterclass session with Max Griffiths! Max dropped some killer points in part one and part two is no different! Max is a successful UK based Touring and session Drummer, who has collaborated with an array off bands including Sick […]

Backstage Masterclass

Backstage Masterclass Each month we welcome new expert instructors and mentors to the Collision BACKSTAGE platform. Each Expert provides an impactful 1 hour LIVE Masterclass, packed with exclusive live play-throughs and never shared before systems and strategies from the industries best drummers! We were proud to announce our May Masterclass instructor, Max Griffiths! Max is […]

What To Put In Your Drumstick Bag

What To Put In Your Drumstick Bag This week we are discussing what to put in your drumstick bag. These are items every drummer should pack from going to the studio, live shows or just transporting to a rehearsal. One: You have to start with the Collision stick bag. With room for twenty four pairs […]

How To Stop Burnout As A Musician

How To Stop Burnout As A Musician Have you ever felt like you are running on empty as a musician? Ever felt like you are burning the candle at both ends? This week we have five top tips to stop burnout as a musician. One: Reflect on your accomplishments and recognize that being a musician is […]