Ben Here! For The Love of Drum Tuning and Drum Tones!

As long as I've been playing, I've realized the importance of tuning, maintaining and protecting my instruments. Playing music is the most fun I know how to have, and knowing how to take care of the gear is one of the things that helps me sound my best. As time has gone on, I've learned [...]

2016-10-18T19:26:29-07:00September 7th, 2016|Categories: Ben Here, Ben Smith Music Company, Ben's Blog, Recording|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Recording at Nightbird Studios in Los Angeles for The Ann Wilson Thing

I had a REALLY fun day recording "For What It's Worth" which is on The Ann Wilson Thing's upcoming release.... I flew in to Los Angeles at around 9:30am (oooo, 6am flight) to get to the fantastic Nightbird Studios in West Hollywood.  I was met by the handsome and talented Greg Crane from Yamaha drums.  [...]