Friday, January 30, 2015

Brian plays drums on these recordings:

Brian has worked with these artists:

Monday, August 13, 2012

Champions and Guardians

From PJ's great new album Surface.  Masterfully produced by Andy Abel with Dave Anderson on bass and yours truly on the drums.

More on his website:

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Industry Spotlight 7.12.12

Engineer/Mixer Chis Lord Alge

I watched this video series produced by and learned a great deal.  I hope you'll check them out. 

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Featured Artist 7.11.12

Spike Priggen

I've played drums on 3 of Spike Priggen's albums--all them chock filled with great songs.  On some of our sessions were NYC music greats Jon Graboff, Scott Yoder, Danny Weinkauf and Mark Spencer.  They were recorded in Brooklyn, NY by Adam Lasus. I hope you'll check them out.  More on his All Music page.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Featured Article 7.10.12

The Keep It Simple series in Sonic Scoop

Created by Doherty, the Keep It Simple series is designed to offer practical songwriting and production solutions: Each drum track is between two and three minutes long (the average length of a pop song) and was performed by Doherty in a single take. All tracks were recorded without editing or digital enhancing, and can be used as is, or can be tailored by editing.  Read more...

Monday, July 9, 2012

Featured Track 7.9.12

The Silos live, from the Flippin' The Bird set.  Recorded live at a Los Angeles radio show by Joe Chinicci.  Me on drums, Walter on guitar/vocals, Bob Rupe on guitar/vocals and Graham Maby on bass.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Industry Spotlight 6.28.12 Part 2

I have an idea about how major record labels can discover and develop new artists/bands while earning greater profits as a result.  Here's the story of how I once met with a record executive to sell him on my idea.  I refer to the meeting as The Pitch/Part 1 and The Pitch Part 2.