How to stop negative self-talk
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If you can only spare three seconds, read this:
Identify and challenge the thoughts that you currently … Read the rest
The Best Decision I Ever Made As A Professional Musician…
Quick answer: To prioritize investing in myself – with both my time and my resources.
More detailed and useful answer:
Some people look at my success as a drummer and assume the stars aligned for me and that I got … Read the rest
Dystopia IEM mix – Live in Brazil
TesseracT ‘Come to Latin America’ tour
At the end of 2019, TesseracT was approached by a promoter in Latin America who offered to put together a tour for us covering Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, and Mexico. Having lost count of the number of ‘come to Brazil’ … Read the rest
The hardest I’ve ever worked & the toughest show of my life
I originally wrote this post as I hurtled along a motorway in a van somewhere in Poland, on a seven-hour drive to a music festival that TesseracT is performing at. We finished last night’s headline show at 1 am and … Read the rest
How to Optimise your practice routine & easily unlock your potential
Imagine for a moment that you were perfectly at peace with your current skill level with your musical instrument. You can play all of the things that you’ve always wanted to play. What if there were no limits to your … Read the rest
How I quit My 9-to-5 Job to be a full-time musician
My morning coffee message today to the musicians of the world is this: It’s all achievable
A little under 20 years ago, I woke up considerably earlier than usual to go to my first day as an admin temp for … Read the rest
This HUGE project I’m working on is just one small step
While I drink my morning coffee, I’d like to share with you a thought that has helped me immensely when considering my life as a musician.
The thing I’m working on right now, this thing that feels as though it’s … Read the rest
Staying afloat, relevant, & not giving up.
I received a message from a fellow musician who, in January, released their … Read the rest
I hosted a live AMA this morning, thanks to the folks over at The Drumming Discord for asking me to do this, and for providing the questions.
If you have any other questions you’d like me to cover, I’d be … Read the rest
Concealing Fate Parts 2 & 3 // IEM Mix
One-take, one-angle, mistakes-and-all performance of a couple of TesseracT classics.
The thing I love about these old songs is that as I continue to learn and improve my techniques and get comfortable with new patterns, I find myself injecting them … Read the rest
Live Drum Stream – 18th Nov 2022
Re-run of my live Twitch stream from 18th Nov 2022.
I play through all of Concealing Fate 1-6, and a few other songs too – and answer a bunch of drum questions from the live chat – oh and I … Read the rest