Wikipedia defines Cyberpunk as “Cyberpunk is a subgenre of science fiction in a dystopian futuristic setting that tends to focus on a “combination of lowlife and high tech” featuring advanced technological and scientific achievements, such as artificial intelligence and cybernetics, juxtaposed with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.”
People were writing this stuff in the 1970s and 80s, but now we’re living in this world in reality. There is no more relevant time that Cyberpunk music should exist. So what does Cyberpunk music sound like? In my opinion, exactly like the music on 333. It’s buzzing and electric, high energy, at times chaotic, but framed in a feeling of technological intelligence which provides a sense of security.
releases August 14, 2021
Demonic Sweaters – Everything
Roland TD-6 and TD-27 Modules, Tama Club-Jam A2E kit, ddrum Red Shots, home made drum triggers, Behringer Crave Synthesizer, Behringer, TD-3 Bass Synth, Korg DS-8, UVI Emulation One, UVI Digital Synsations, Waves SSL Plugin Suite, Electric Guitars and Basses, Visic Technologies SmartWav2, Ableton Live 11, Reaper, Audacity, stuff I forgot, coffee, lots and lots of coffee.
I just stumbled upon this amazingly fun compilation by Cian Orbe Netlabel based in Chile. The amount of work these guys are putting into curating music is pretty astonishing. It’s all horror house, goth, cyberpunk, wave, new age, weird, and fun music, wrapped up in to theme based compilations, so it’s super easy to find something to fit your party!
They used the track “Mirror World” off the Demonic Sweaters album, “Visitors” on the compilation above. It’s an honor to be included in such a cool mix.
Check out the full netlabel by clicking the image below!
Drumming is a challenging and rewarding skill for anyone at any age, but my experience with teaching, I’ve noticed the effect of learning the drums on children to be extremely positive. I have had plenty of feedback from parents as to how much learning the drums has helped their child, and I will list some of the reasons why below:
This is just a few of the positive benefits of playing drums. Personally I have had several parents tell me how much their child’s confidence has gone up from taking drum lessons with me. I see it too. I’ve had new students say “this is so hard” then a few months later, I put a new piece of music in front of them and they go “cool”. When a child goes from not being able to play anything, and thinking it is impossible, to reading music, and playing drums along to their favorite songs in just a few months, they start to believe in themselves in all sorts of other ways.
What’s even better, is every child can learn to play the drums, not only ones with special skills or talent.Boys and girls both benefit greatly from learning the drums! All it takes is at least 15 minutes a day (they usually want to do more) of practice. Even children with a little more special needs than others can learn just as well as others. I’ve taught children with mental and physical disabilities and the benefits are just as strong for all of them!
Not all children learn the same speed, but they ALL LEARN! How fast a child learns is irrelevant. Some learn quickly, some more slowly, some quick in the beginning then slow down, others slow in the beginning then speed up! If your child plays at least 15 minutes a day, have patient and caring instructor, they ABSOLUTELY WILL LEARN how to play the drums and receive all of the rewards listed above!