Nick Lagiannella

Recording and Live Drummer

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Hello Guys !

I usually play extreme metal drum beats but I like also to play trap beats and other groovy stuff. I got international music experience. I am available for any kinds of drum-related requests. I got my own studios.
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Interview with Nick Lagiannella

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: I am going to record with my band.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Analog.

  5. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  6. A: I play with passion.

  7. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  8. A: Playing Drums.

  9. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  10. A: what's your job ?

  11. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  12. A: Metal is just Noise. It isn't, it takes years and years to play at high level.

  13. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  14. A: Look at the passion of the musician !

  15. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  16. A: Double pedal (of course), 2 hi hats, snare drum and a solid good drum throne!

  17. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  18. A: I started playing drums at 13, now I am 29. In 2016 I moved to New York to work and study different music themes.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: My style is playing drums with a "storytelling" approach.

  21. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  22. A: Michael Jackson

  23. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  24. A: Every note you play must be played at 200 %

  25. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  26. A: Extreme Metal Music

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Endurance

  29. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  30. A: Passion, Speed, Groove.

  31. Q: What's your typical work process?

  32. A: I try not to play a song but to go in depth with every single note I have to play.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: 22 kick drum, 10 tom, 12 tom, 14 floor tom, 16 floor tom. Pearl Demonator double pedal. Cymbals: Ufip Natural series 13 hi hats, Ufip Natural series 20 ride, Ufip Rough 18 crash, Ufip Rough 17 crash. Sabian aax china 16.

  35. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  36. A: George Kollias, Derek Roddy, David Garibaldi, Dom Famularo, Mark Guiliana, Thomas Lang and so on...

  37. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  38. A: Teaching Drums Concepts, Recording DrumTracks and Playing Live.

Gear Highlights
  • Ufip cymbals: Rough
  • Natural and Bionic Series. Premier Vintage 14 SnareDrum.
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