what is percussionhacker?
inside information, pointers, and life hacks for the keen and motivated percussionist.
what can i find here?
1. delécluse: douze études for snare drum
the year 2014 marks the fiftieth anniversary of this world-changing, never-before-recorded masterpiece by jacques delécluse. released on october 26th, 2014, this album was recorded entirely in video and was accompanied by the 12 days of delécluse, including relevant interviews, products, and instructional materials.
2. percussion porn.
who needs instagrams of grilled cheese sandwiches in 300 psi when you could look at beautiful pearl philharmonic snare drums and sparkling arrays of triangles? expect eye-watering pictures, product reviews, diagrams of setups and gear solutions.
every player takes a different route to the major leagues. here i'll create and curate practical solutions, methods and workflows for keen and motivated percussionists.
want to see my complete snare drum setup?
here’s my 8-piece snare drum setup, including every piece of gear and accessory you'll need. (and it's totally audition-ready, too.)
percussionhacker brings drummers together. meet international percussionists through interviews, features, and videos. discuss vital topics with peers on our facebook group.
starting in fall, 2014, percussionhacker will launch the release of a number of innovative products and services to meet the ever-changing percussion industry needs. these include metronome track and stickings.
a few considerations when choosing your college if you eventually want an orchestra job
i'd like to invite you to step into rob's practice room, aka my new youtube channel!
how to tune your snare drum for délécluse, auditions, and orchestra. download my free snare drum tuning guide!
and 20 mock audition stress-inducers
should you practice kije all day, or make sure to touch all the instruments? (with helpful advice from chris deviney, principal percussionist in the philadelphia orchestra!)
(video) how to break down a buzz roll into its simplest elements and build it back into a smooth trill.
including what mallets i use on porgy, sorcerer's apprentice, and salome.
it's called the 'peaks and valley's exercise, and it's awesome.