Writing and recording drum parts is a work of creativity, concentration and sound, and I love it!
My name is Alessandro Dri, and I am a drummer and drum teacher with over twenty years of experience. Throughout my career, I have collaborated with various artists and bands, both in live performances and studio recordings. I am proficient in a wide range of genres, including Blues, Pop, Rock, Reggae, Funk, and Electro.
At my studio, I am dedicated to music production, recording sessions, and composition. I possess the necessary skills and expertise to deliver high-quality drum tracks for your projects. Whether you require drums for a specific song or need assistance with arrangement and creative input, I am here to provide my services.
Furthermore, I am actively involved in the creation of Drumless Playalong Loops. These loops are designed to facilitate drum practice and are suitable for both learners and experienced drummers. I share my original compositions on various digital platforms and offer exclusive content to my Patreon supporters.
If you are in need of professional drum tracks, whether for a studio recording or a live performance, I am more than happy to collaborate and provide my skills. You can trust me to deliver the desired results and put my creativity at your service.
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Alessandro Dri
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm recording the upcoming Ep of my project: Revolt.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: They would be three: kick, snare and hi hat!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been teaching drums for more than twenty years and have been collaborating with various artists and bands in my career. Live and in the studio I am comfortable with Blues, Pop, Rock, Reggae, Funk and Electro (play acoustically).
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen carefully the song, get inspired by the lyrics or the other instruments. Put yourself in!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, Blues, Electro.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: My creativity, personal taste without loosing the writer's goal.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: When I receive the files I start thinking about what arrangement can be used for the song. Later I can send a preview of my idea and start the most important part that is the dialogue with the author. The main goal is to satisfy the author to have a great song! In the end I go on with the final recording, I can provide more versions to choose from.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I play mainly Ds Drum (Italian handcraft drums), Murat Diril cymbals, Evo drumsticks. I use Shure, Audix and Beyerdynamic mics.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Benny Greb, Mark Guiliana, Richard Spaven, Steve Jordan.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: My creativity and groove.