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Less than 12 HOURS LEFT to get your name on the wall behind me before I record 12 new videos! 😎 I haven't been this excited for new videos in a long time, and I love that the people who are making this series possible will have their names in every single video! If you sign up for my Patreon page at any amount within the next few hours (before I start recording) I'll add your name to the wall 👌🏼 I'm also recording a personalised little drum solo for every new Patron to say thank you, they get to see the videos before anybody else, and they get a ton of other exclusive perks. They're also lowkey my absolute favourite people. Check out my Patreon page for more details! Link in bio 🤘🏼



THREE DAYS LEFT! 😬 I'm recording 12 (freaking *twelve*) new drum cover videos on Friday, I haven't done this in ages and I'm SO dang stoked. Also: if you sign up for my Patreon page before Friday, I'll write your name on the wall behind me before I record, and I'll also write and record a little drum solo video specifically for you. Your name will be visible in all 12 new drum covers and your solo will be uploaded to my channel for the world to see. Your friends will be jealous of you. Your parents will be proud of you. I'm going ALL OUT to make sure the Patrons know that I'm only able to make videos because of them (and you!) so please go have a look, if you're keen:



I obviously didn't see much snow growing up in South Africa, so this past weekend in Lake Tahoe had me freaking STOKED. Good hangs with some of my closest friends, hot chocolate, walking through snow in sneakers (worst idea), playing drums in snow (best idea), and my first snowball fight. Stayed at the super cozy @southtahoevacationhome and had a blast. I'll post some videos form this jam session soon. 📷:@jakeroquemusic



IMMA HOOK YOU UP 😎 I've partnered with MQA, Essential, and Tidal to give away some rad stuff! I've been using this setup for a while now and the audio quality is INSANE - it feels like standing in the studio control room as your favourite band is recording your favourite song. Just head over to the @mqa_sound profile and do two things: follow them, and like the competition post, and you could be one of three people to win an Essential smartphone and 3 months of Tidal. Real talk though, MQA makes it possible to listen to your favourite music in incredibly high fidelity, and I'm saying that as a serious (and proud) audio geek. If you're serious about music, definitely check it out 👌🏼 #takemethere #mqa #ad #tidal #essentialphone



So, this company called MQA reached out a while back and asked me to review their new high fidelity audio codec. (For the geeks like me: this means high fidelity/master quality streaming. For the normal people: this just means it sounds really really good). To be honest, I never really got into the hype of streaming high fidelity audio - but after getting the gear, plugging in the headphones (and shamelessly pulling up my own band's music) HOLY CRAP I GET IT NOW. Literally, actually, practically master-quality audio. The music sounds exactly like it did while we were making it, full and rich and open. So I took an Essential Phone, a pair of good headphones, and the MQA-enabled audio HD adapter to Venice Beach to see what people think, and they loved it. If you'd like to win an Essential Phone, Audio Adapter HD, and 3 months of Tidal, just go to @mqa_sound, follow them, and like the competition post! #takemethere #mqa #ad #essentialphone



Last year I recorded 50 drum solos (for my first 50 patrons) to celebrate launching my @Patreon page - I'm doing it again! If you join my Patreon community in November, I'll record a little drum solo for you to say thank you 😎 LINK IN BIO ❤️



First review video is up! Talking about and playing on the @udrumco Cherry Bomb. Also includes some dumb jokes because that's how I roll. Full video on YouTube! Also if you want me to review your drums/gear/equipment, holla 🤘🏼





If you ever told me I'd be playing drums on a rooftop in downtown Los Angeles, right next to the Staples Center, in clear view of the Hollywood sign, at sunset.. I would have asked you if you maybe skipped breakfast and also lunch because that's some next level low-blood-sugar-induced CRAZY TALK. But then again, here we are. Life is weird, man. This is from a super fun shoot earlier this week with some of my best friends, video coming soon 😎🤘🏼



Yesterday, I crossed 90,000 followers here on Instagram. I was going to write a long caption about the wonders and the dangers of social media, about how thankful I am for 90k followers but also how petrified I am of becoming too reliant on your attention and being "relevant" - but then I decided to write this instead. I'm so thankful for your attention - I don't take it for granted. I'm also so thankful that even if social media disappeared tomorrow, we could all still be entirely happy and fulfilled human beings. I'm thankful that playing the drums would be just as much fun even if nobody was watching. I'm also thankful for my friend Nathan who took this photo while telling me jokes because photoshoots make me uncomfortable. That's it for now. Thanks for being here ❤️




Fresh heads. Back on the big kit. Working on new videos. It's a good day 😎🤘🏼



6 months. Never been happier ❤️

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