Sweet Thursday – Gilbert Street [Drum Break]

Sweet Thursday was a short-livied British rock group that only released one album. The group was comprised of a bunch of studio session players, most notably Nicky Hopkins who worked with The Beatles and the Rolling Stones. The track “Gilbert READ MORE…

Toe Fat – That’s My Love for You [Drum Break]

Toe Fat is a disgusting name for a band, but that was the intention of the British rockers when they decided to name the group. Toe Fat was signed to Motown subsidiary Rare Earth records (along with some other dope READ MORE…

Christine McVie – And That’s Saying A Lot

I’ve written about Christine McVie before with a loop Alchemist used. This time I’m focusing on the dope drum break featured on the same album. This album was actually released years after it originally came out under the name Christine READ MORE…

Head Hands & Feet – Safety in Numbers

Head Hands & Feet were a British rock group from the early 70’s (even though they sound like Southern rock to me). Legendary guitarist Albert Lee was a member along side some artists from other bands. Despite being relatively unknown, READ MORE…

Interview on WKCR 89.9 FM + Drum Break Mix

On March 20th, I had the pleasure of being a guest on WKCR 89.9 FM’s OffBeat Show. For those not familiar, WKCR is Columbia University’s radio station in New York City. It’s best known for being the former home of READ MORE…

Interview: Matt McGinley of Gym Class Heroes

A few months ago I was randomly talking about drum breaks on twitter and had a quick dialog with a mutual follower. In the midst of talking about the Skullsnaps I realized who I was having the conversation with – READ MORE…

GoFundMe for “Amen Brother”

If you listen to Hip-hop, jungle, several UK dance sub-genres, or even TV commercials, you’ve heard the “Amen Brother” drum break performed by The Winstons. Despite being used in hundreds of songs, the original writer of the track never received READ MORE…

Magictones – Good Old Music

Most diggers are familiar with the drum breaks on both Funkadelic and Parliament’s version of “Good Old Music“. However, you may not be aware of the version by The Magictones. The Magictones were a soul group on Westbound records (the READ MORE…