Dave absorbed in the moment while playing

’50 Ways to Treat Your Drummer’

Songwriters! Producers! These are my tips on how to get the best out of drummers in a session and construct great rhythms together.

April 13th, 2024

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'Modern Life Is Rubbish'

'She is one of the last true Romantics. She looks really young and I don’t think that is a coincidence. None of those modern stresses are for her, thank you very much, especially technology induced stresses . Like the ones I’m about to describe' ….

March 22nd, 2024

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Getting better at Death

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.” (Shakespeare’s Caesar)

February 27th, 2024

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Six Month Sabbatical

Not much news really since the last Blog exactly 6 months ago; apart from nearly dying in a stormy Ryanair flight, getting divorced, losing a band member, enduring scary experiences in the middle of the night, and getting a few beauty augmentations.

February 7th, 2024

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The Dangers of taking photos (Happy 1st Birthday to the blog.... no.38!)

“Don’t you stick your finger up to me or I’ll break every fuckin finger in your body”, said the taxi driver outside the wedding registry office, last week. This blog is about a potentially dangerous return to professional photography and it also describes different situations, mostly on tour with different bands, where my photography, directly or indirectly, has upset people.

July 7th, 2023

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He said , “Dave… they were never going to have a Killiney boy in the band”!

This is about the messages or calls you receive from bands, singer-songwriters and artists that make you hopeful about an opportunity to play music with them. It includes an old story about the closest I got to taking the Aslan drumming throne!

June 22nd, 2023

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