Magesh Magesh

Contributing Author

Magesh is a musician and producer who has worked with Rihanna, Lionel Richie, Ricky Martin, Chris Brown, The Pussy Cat Dolls, Nelly Furtado, and Vernon Reid of Living Colour. He released an instructional drumming DVD called "Unique Beats" where he mixed the drum kit with electronics and Indian hand percussion. He recently moved from Australia to the UK to explore new musical opportunities.
Website: mageshdrumteacher.co.uk

Contact Magesh Magesh at magesh.magesh7@gmail.com

Articles by Magesh Magesh

  • Article photo - Gear Review: Thomann SP-5600 Keyboard

    Gear Review: Thomann SP-5600 Keyboard

    General OverviewI always felt Thomann was a great brand, creating well-made instruments at an affordable price. This is no exception for the SP- 5600 Keyboard. Its weighted keys and pitch bend capabilities make this an instrument suitable for...
  • Article photo - Getting into Funk Music: The Ultimate Drumkit Guide!

    Getting into Funk Music: The Ultimate Drumkit Guide!

    If you were to play heavy metal music on the guitar, you would need a few things. Distortion pedals and having a 4 by 12 amp will be a great way to start!I want to write these articles creating different styles on the drumkit, starting with Funk. Some things...
  • Article photo - What to Look For When Buying a New Instrument: 4 Established Musicians Share Their Insights

    What to Look For When Buying a New Instrument: 4 Established Musicians Share Their Insights

    Buying a new instrument can be very confusing! With so many brands and models available it is easy to feel overwhelmed.I asked professional musicians what things to look for when buying a new instrument. Their answers were incredibly insightful and may help...
  • Article photo - Interview With World-Class Drummer and Educator Todd Sucherman

    Interview With World-Class Drummer and Educator Todd Sucherman

    Magesh, Musicngear: You have done so much in the music industry from playing drums on platinum albums to touring the world. Can you talk about your solo release 'Last Flight Home' which you also wrote and sang on?Well, that was really a grand...
  • Article photo - Getting Into Funk Music: Gear, Techniques, and Practical Advice From Established Artists

    Getting Into Funk Music: Gear, Techniques, and Practical Advice From Established Artists

    Jason HeerahJason Heerah is one of Australia's most in-demand session musiciansHe was a finalist on X Factor where one of the judges referred to him as 'The best singing drummer in the world!' Jason has...
  • Article photo - Advancements in Midi and Drum-Triggering Technology

    Advancements in Midi and Drum-Triggering Technology

    Drum technology has progressed in the last 20 years. I want the focus of this article to be specifically about midi drums and drum triggering. As recording music has become easier now because of phones and laptops it is important to understand how and when to use...
  • Article photo - Interview With Session Drummer Christian Nativo

    Interview With Session Drummer Christian Nativo

    Magesh, Musicngear: You are an incredibly versatile drummer. You have played jazz to death metal. How do you recommend musicians learn different styles authentically?This is something that I encourage all of my students to do. The first thing...
  • Article photo - Gear Review: Startone MK-300 Keyboard

    Gear Review: Startone MK-300 Keyboard

    General OverviewThe Startone is a great keyboard for children or adult students. It has 61 touch-sensitive keys. 5 octaves is enough for beginners! It has 2 built-in speakers that are surprisingly loud and would be fine for acoustic jam sessions...
  • Article photo - Building a Killer Drumkit: A Step-By-Step Guide

    Building a Killer Drumkit: A Step-By-Step Guide

    The best thing about playing the drums is you really get to choose every aspect of your kit. It is easily the most customizable instrument. There are a few things you should consider before spending money on cymbals, pedals, hardware, and drums.I would like to...
  • Article photo - Interview With Session Singer Lashana Dendy

    Interview With Session Singer Lashana Dendy

    Lashana Dendy is a session singer from Los Angeles. She has worked with Snoop Dog, Coolio, and Anastacia. Lashana is currently recording and producing her own music. Magesh, Musicngear: You sang on Snoop Dogg's hit song 'What's My Name?' How did...