- Mr. Anonymous is doing all new music as “The Plates” www.theplatesmusic.com
- The Plates LIVE at The Lion’s Lair Lounge on Thursday June 26
- “Boom Boom Rockers” music video by The Plates
- bongos bongos bongos
- The Plates(Mr Anonymous brand new Punk Reggae release) www.theplatesmusic.com
- no shows til spring… broke my right hand snowboarding
- Mr. Anonymous “Some Gal A Move” video
- Mr. Anonymous LIVE at the Fox Theatre this coming friday 12/20
- The Mr Anonymous REGGAE vinyl radio show is today(and every monday) on www.mranonymousradio.com
- words of wisdom
- custom radio show guitar pick
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….for all of you who are wondering where Mr. Anonymous is or when new music is coming, here’s the scoop. I have a new Punk/Reggae band called The Plates. We put out a debut album called “Punky Reggae” in February of 2014. I’m working on a second one as we speak and playing tons of live shows in the Denver area as well as the UK in November…we also have a music video and more on the way….you can check out all of it on my new website www.theplatesmusic.com as well as any news about the band, tour schedule, Mr Anonymous, drumming tips, and more.… » Read full post
the album came out today on www.theplatesmusic.com …speedy drumbeats and punky basslines under jamaican singing and machine gun toasting…check it out at my new website www.theplatesmusic.com
…but YES i’m still drumming and i’m working on some new stuff to use for Mr. Anonymous shows as well as The Plates( punk/reggae album comin’ out this month)
…ok i just got back last night from Birmingham England and the sessions with Ranking Roger and Ranking Jr. were “off the hook” great!!! I was there for a week and experienced some great moments. on the first day, Roger and I went to Handsworth and had ackee and saltfish at his favorite jamaican restaurant and that night we went out and saw a reggae band at one club and some punk bands at another spot in downtown Birmingham.
the next night i rode with him and ranking Jr. down to Coventry where they were performing live as “The Beat”.… » Read full post
…I’m off to the U.K. to track Ranking Roger and Ranking Jr. for the next edition of “Champion Sound”…boom!!!… » Read full post
ALL Mr. Anonymous music is FREE!!! If you like the tunes and want to support the “Mr. Anonymous” musical journey, please feel free to SHARE, SHARE, SHARE with all of your friends and family.
Brand new original music featuring : SLY & ROBBIE, RANKING ROGER, BOUNTY KILLER, MICHAEL ROSE, PINCHERS, FRANKIE PAUL, BARRINGTON LEVY, MEGA BANTON, AFROBOT, CUTTY RANKS, DAVE WAKELING, BOUBACAR DIEBATE, BRANDO, DR. INNOCENT, and JEEP… » Read full post
“20 minute theory” on drums and fitness
….ok so here is my second installment of drum advice and then no more blabbin from me……I’ve given several different renditions of the same advice over the years, and I’ve decided that it all comes down to one simple concept.
I call it the “20 Minute” theory. I use it for drums and exercise, and it’s TOTALLY worked for me over the years. Here’s how it works.
step 1: buy a timer…a stopwatch, a kitchen timer, or just a clock
step 2: practice for EXACTLY 20 minutes every day or in 20-minute sessions…no more and no less
step 3: during those 20 minutes, work ONLY on something that’s challenging or new
This is the key point: HOW you practice rather than HOW LONG you practice is the key.… » Read full post
Over the years I’ve been asked by friends and fans and drummers what my approach is to practicing. I’ve also been asked to teach or give advice to drummers who feel stagnant and bored with their playing. These are my top 5 recommendations:
#1 SIMPLIFY….go back to just a hat kick snare and tom……youll be inspired because you dont have the usual places to throw your sticks which will change your brain’s habit of performing the same fills youve always done.
#2 Go To YOUTUBE….because there are so many cool instructional videos in all styles…jazz reggae death metal funk punk….whatever youre into…..and pick ONE(only 1) to try to learn.… » Read full post