A Vintage VHS from a legendary drummer
Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Chad Smith, drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers brings you all the tricks and tips from the rhythm section of a band that needs no introduction.
Calling all working drummers. Get ready for the freshest video from Chad Smith, chief pace maker for the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS. Referring to his many years of studio recording and performing at hundreds of sold-out shows, Chad had create the infectious beats that slinked this club band to the tope. Fortunately his speech patterns aren't as twisted as the band's sense of humor, and he provides a well organised and entertaining instruction video designed to take you to a new level of playing.
No Boring Backing Tracks.
Chad plays along with the actual masters from the multi-platinum recording BLOOD, SUGAR, SEX, MAGIK. You'll see Chad dissect his most potent beats including Grammy winner Give It Away, as well as Higer Ground, Breaking the Girl and Suck My Kiss, all the while spotlighting his powerful kick-drum, syncopated snare work and tasty cymbal work. It's a master class in holding down the solid groove.
Then FLEA arrives! The bass guru and other half of the Pepper's rhythm section talks with Chad about conceptualizing feels and working out grooves. They play many songs, including Naked in the Rain, Nobody Weird Like Me and If I Have to Ask, as well as some totally impromptu jams that show this dynamic duo's commitment to listening, locking-in and having fun.
This video breaks down the ingredients to one of rock's hottest rhythm sections. This is the real stuff, no fluff, from the drum master of psychedelic, sex funk.