2 minute read 📖 The soundtrack was composed by James Everingham and produced by Hans Zimmer and Russell Emanuel, but it is the individual musicians you get to see in the video — each focused intensely on their scoresheet, working to keep in sync even though their colleagues are far away. In this strings-only version of Light This Candle, most of the musicians are using Apple’s Logic Pro X as their local DAW and then sent off their raw audio files to then be mixed by the engineers. The editors have creatively made the most of the video submitted by the musicians, which could have been used for reference as well, by mixing in some of the original archival footage from Alan Shepard’s famous moment in history. Scroll through embed below to watch the video.
5 minute read 📖 Drummers across the world long for the chance to showcase their abilities, because that’s just what drummers do. However, only one drummer can be the fastest and that title belongs to Siddarth Nagarajan of Chennai, India. He currently holds the Guinness World Record for Most Drumbeats In A Minute Using Drumsticks with 2,109 beats in just 60 seconds set on February 14, 2017. We’ve caught up with Nagarajan to find out what more about his record attempt, his family and what really makes him tick.
5 minute read 📖 While some records can be broken in 30 seconds or less, others take just a bit more time. Steve Gaul, a drummer from Ontario, Canada, has gone above and beyond to set a Guinness World Record for Longest Marathon Drumming By An Individual at a staggering 134 hours, or over 5 ½ days ending on August 19, 2015! He knew it would be a challenge like no other, but he had a secret weapon to push him to the limit.