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ENSI – CLASH DRUMREMIX by Raphael Saini

I just love this song’s mood and lyrics, couldn’t avoid to write a drumline on top of it!!!!!

FAQ Video 1 – Sticks, Snare and Heads.

Weekly drum challenge accepted!!!!

As you know I am a metal and rock guy, that’s my soul and my “zone”. I accepted a challenge made by some of my drum students during last week’s group lesson: learning and tracking a song totally out of my comfort zone in a couple of days. So I picked up one of my “demons” and I fought till I made this. This is the NANINGO by Jim Riley’s book “Survival guide for the modern drummer”. I changed a couple of fills, I changed the second verse (a linear tribute to John Macaluso) and I played it. It took me many takes (I won’t lie) to have this version, but I am very proud of it. Enjoy!!!! Video, Audio recording: Raphael Saini Mixing: Cut fire Mixing Studios

End of the tour!

14 shows in 14 days with Billy Graziadei and the Europe squad of Billy Bio.

Thank you all for showing up, it was a big Pleasure!!!

Europe Jan. 2019 with @cutthroat
JAN. 22 Lunen – Das Greif (Germany)‬
‪JAN. 23 Rotterdam – De Baroeg (Netherlands)‬
‪JAN. 24.Amsterdam – Q-Factory (Netherlands)‬
‪JAN. 25 Eindhoven – Dynamo (Netherlands)‬
‪JAN. 26 Oberhausen – Turbinenhalle (Germany)‬
‪JAN. 27 Antwerp BEL – ‬Antwerp Music City
‪JAN. 28 Leeds – Temple of Boom (UK)‬
‪JAN. 29 Manchester – Rebellion Club (UK)‬
‪JAN. 30 London – New Cross Inn (UK)‬
‪JAN. 31 Weinheim – Cafe Central (Germany)‬
‪FEB. 1 Budweis – MC Fabrika (Czech Republic)‬
‪FEB. 2 Wolfsberg – JUZ (Austria)‬
FEB. 3 Cham GER – L.A. Super Bowl Sunday Party‬
FEB. 4 Berlin GER – Free show at Coretex Records

 

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Mariah Carey – Obsessed – Drum Remix

Subscribe for more: http://bit.ly/raphaelyoutube This year I made a promise to my mom, I was going to track some songs for my parents and for my “normal friends” (LOL). I worked on this track giving my best not to overplay but to give something more to the original version. I wrote the drums on top of the vocal lines following Mariah’s accents and pauses. Hope you like it. It was really fun and inspiring to work on this track, let me know your opinion in the comments!

 

EUROPEAON TOUR WITH BILLYBIO in JANUARY

TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT:
I am more than happy to announce that I will be drumming for hardcore legend Billy Graziadei in his solo project BILLYBIO for his Europe/UK tour in January.
See you around!!!! 👇😉
23.01. Rotterdam – De Baroeg (Netherlands)
24.01. Amsterdam – Q-Factory (Netherlands)
25.01. Eindhoven – Dynamo (Netherlands)
26.01. Oberhausen – Turbinenhalle (Germany)
28.01. Leeds – Temple of Boom (United Kingdom)
29.01. Manchester – Rebellion Club (United Kingdom)
30.01. London – New Cross Inn (United Kingdom)
31.01. Weinheim – Cafe Central (Germany)
01.02. Budweis – MC Fabrika (Czech Republic)
02.02. Wolfsberg – JUZ (Austria)
More dates T.B.A.BILLIEUROTOUR2019

“Never Say NEVER.” – a tribute to my Brazilian roots – Raphael Saini

Don’t forget to subscribe if you like my videos: http://bit.ly/raphaelyoutube So this video has a small story behind it: As a drumteacher at Bateras Beat I have studied and I teach some Brazilian rhythms but I never had any video online performing them. I teach my students to get out of the confort zone to get better… and this time I wanted to show them I can get out of my confort zone too! 🙂 Some of them are shy to perform at our events, and I was kinda “shy” to show I can play this music too… So I teach others to do this kind of things and I want to follow what I preach. It was really fun and inspiring to work on this track and definitely it’s way more than just ” a drum video” it’s my 1st public step out of my “music Box” showing another side of my drumming that very few people had the chance to listen. Enjoy! Video, Audio recording and mixing: Raphael Saini

New Video – BillyBio – Freedom not Free – drum performance

Hey Guys, no rest for the wicked! This is me performing “Freedom not Free” , from the album “Feed the fire”.  New videos coming soon (yes, also the ones from “La fine cresce da dentro”)
Please note: Drums on BillyBio’s record played by Simo Perini

Masterclass at IBVF (Sao Paulo)…it was GREAT!!!!

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I will remember yesterday’s Masterclass for ever.
Performing in one of the top drumschools in Brazil, in front of some of the best Brasilian drummers (Alexandre AposanFernando Schaefer , Vera FigueiredoChristiano RochaRamon Montagner) …some of them are were my youth drum-heroes!!!! Having the chance to perform the songs that i love and that represent my way of being and also having the chance tell my story, my life, my challanges and my struggles to this amazing audience… this is too good to be true.

Thank you Vera Figueiredo and everyone at IBVF Brasil for making this happen.
I love this country more than mords,
you made me who I am.



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