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John Emrich to host drum software master class at the Institute

BFD have become the market leader in drum programming software. Drum Software specialist John Emrich will be paying a visit to the Institute Of Contemporary Music on Thursday 3 April to host a special performance event demonstrating how to work with this groundbreaking technology. BFD is a software acoustic drum module which integrates directly into your sequencer environment; its flexible and intuitive interface allows the freedom to build varied and realistic drum tracks.

John's masterclass will cover the use of BFD2 as a live and studio tool for drummers and producers alike. It will cover the key features and John will show students how to set up for e-drumming live and for e-drumming in the studio, using BFD2 as a plug-in. Also featured, alongside John on drums, will be the Institute´s Dave Marks on bass and Johan Englund in charge of the recording process.

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in the percussive arts to see how drummers can work with technology to expand their creative horizons - so contact the Institute now if you wish to attend!

Tel: 020 7328 0222

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce/Deals Editor, I play drums (and guitar, badly) and I've worked in the music gear industry for 16 years. I manage all buyer's guides on the site and it's my sole purpose to help musicians find the right gear and the best prices.