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The Throne: A Drumming Podcast - The Throne: A Drumming Podcast
31 minutes | Sep 22, 2015
69: Emily Hagihara (Ancient Warfare)
Checking-in from Australia, and an phone call from Emily Hagihara
52 minutes | Aug 2, 2015
68: Scott Kettner 2 (Nation Beat)
Friend of The Throne, Scott Kettner (@scottkettner, @nationbeat) calls in to tell us about his new EP Carnival Caravan. Be sure to check out his book, Maracatu for Drumset and Percussion. Also, Colin chats about a recent recording session, and how to deal with tendinitis. Pad It Out!
72 minutes | Jul 13, 2015
67: Brandon Runyon (Lost Years)
Recent gigs with TEMPLOM, session with Trivial Shields, and the new Le Tour LP drops Aug 10. We'll chat with Brandon Runyon, phenomenal drummer for Lost Years. It's a great conversation with a great guest, enjoy and Pad It Out!
71 minutes | Jun 8, 2015
66: Third Coast Percussion
On this episode, we'll head up to the north side of Chicago for a chat with Robert Dillon and Sean Connors of Third Coast Percussion. There's also a brand-new Rudimental Tidbit of The Fortnight (click HERE for .pdf file). And while we're clicking on things, scroll down and click the "follow" button for @ThronePodcast on Twitter. Day 2 in studio w/ @LeTourTheBand #drumlife #rototom https://t.co/ya45vJdosk about 19 minutes ago
54 minutes | May 11, 2015
65: Shawn Rios (theminimalbeat.com)
We'll catch up about the new Mumford & Sons record, Pete Best, and other very important topics. Then for the main course, we'll ride up to the White Room to talk (and play drums with) Shawn Rios of Mirrors, Stolen Silver, The Minimal Beat, and much more. Subscribe via iTunes and follow @ThronePodcast on Twitter. #PadItOut photo by Amy Stallard photo by Amy Stallard. Go Hawks! Wearing drums, playing mustache.
40 minutes | Apr 3, 2015
64.5: R.T.O.T.F./ CIMM Fest
If you're in Chicago on April 16th, be sure to check out CIMM Fest. I will be performing alongside Friend-of-The Throne Thomas Benko, Alex Sokol, and a TON of other incredible musicians. Check out the preview video HERE. You can find out more and get tickets by clicking HERE. And as if that wasn't enough for a free bonus episode, there's MORE! The Rudimental Tidbit of The Fortnight is BACK! Download the sheet music in .pdf by clicking HERE, or by left-clicking the image below:
53 minutes | Mar 18, 2015
Episode 64: Can I Use Your Drums?
A guide to drum-sharing etiquette, phone call from Jordan Hill of Motor Rhythms, plus more info on the Rudimental Tidbit!
74 minutes | Feb 16, 2015
Episode 63: Vic's Drum Shop
Vic Salazar, impresario of one of America's greatest drum shops, walks us through his incredible facility in Chicago's West Loop
31 minutes | Jan 12, 2015
Episode 62: 2015 Kick-Off
Here's a few leftover (but perfectly good) segments from 2014, and a look forward to 2015.
41 minutes | Aug 11, 2014
Episode 61: Ruby Dunphy
Ruby Dunphy is the drummer for Chicago's eclectic/ creative/ super-fun trio Haki. Do yourself a favor and check them out here. We talked shop, and she made me feel super old, but not on purpose. If you're lucky enough to be in Chicago, Ruby will playing her "final" (we'll see) show with Haki at the Silver Room in Wicker Park. Enjoy, and Pad It Out!
30 minutes | Jul 27, 2014
Episode 60: Post-Vacation Blues
Freshly tanned and back from the west coast, it's back to business as usual on The Throne.
87 minutes | Jul 8, 2014
Episode 59: Lindsay Williams
A one-on-one chat with Chicago percussionist Lindsay Williams
61 minutes | Jun 19, 2014
Episode 58: Thomas Benko (Blue Man Group)
Thomas Benko is one of the busiest percussionists in Chicago. He plays drums for the Blue Man Group and trains new Blue Men to play drums, performs with the Chicago Bears Drumline, and as if that wasn't enough, he directs the percussion program at Lake Park HS. Thomas stopped by to talk about all of this and more, and he even took The Throne quiz. This was a great conversation, enjoy! Pad It Out!
22 minutes | Jun 2, 2014
Episode 57: Epic Drum Fail
Honestly, I am a little tired of writing this part, and I'm pretty sure nobody reads it. Drums, talk, drums, blah blah... you get the idea. Pad It Out!
47 minutes | Apr 24, 2014
Episode 56: TomTom Magazine (Mindy Abovitz)
On today's action-packed episode of The Throne, we'll talk to Tom Tom Magazine Publisher/ Creator Mindy Abovitz. TomTom is a magazine about female drummers, but it is for everyone who drums. Plus, a brand-new Rudimental Tidbit of The Fortnight! This one, by your requests, is done ala the Rudimental Ritual. Plus, a great interview clip from Roy Haynes.
48 minutes | Apr 2, 2014
Episode 55: Zack Stewart
On this episode, we'll talk to Nashville drummer Zack Stewart. For nearly a decade, Zack has been making his way up the ranks of Nashville's legendary music scene, both live and in the studio. He's currently holding down the throne with singer/ songwriters Sean McConnell and Rick Monroe. Follow Zack on Twitter @zdrumz. Pad It Out!
9 minutes | Apr 1, 2014
I finally got the call...
51 minutes | Mar 25, 2014
Episode 54: Mike Curran (Agents of Change)
On this episode of The Throne, I spoke with Mike Curran, drummer for Chicago bands Agents of Change and My Magic Shoes (among others). We had a conversation about crappy gear, good gear, freelancing, Alan Dawson, and more... Follow Mike on Twitter @M1keCurran.
19 minutes | Mar 17, 2014
Episode 53: You, Me, and The Throne
After a couple of great interviews in the last two episodes, today we'll switch gears and keep it in the family. It's just yours truly, with a brand-new Rudimental Tidbit of The Fortnight. Plus, Craigslist ads! Then, we'll talk to PAS Past President, DCI and BOA Hall-of-Fame Member, and #1 Dad James B. Campbell about a memorable gig...on ice. Be sure to print out the sheet music below, and PAD IT OUT!
54 minutes | Mar 7, 2014
Episode 52: Kaylee Preston (Rabble Rabble)
Kaylee Preston is the driving beat behind Chicago bands Rabble Rabble and Bleach Party. She also needs YOUR vote in the "Hit Like A Girl" contest for female drummers who rock. Vote for Kaylee by clicking on the link (http://www.hitlikeagirlcontest.com/18-plus/entry/kayleepreston) and sign in via Facebook. Check out her video, it's pretty awesome. Pad It Out!
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