Tag Archives: Rush

Neil Peart Ludwig Ad 1989

SKF NOTE: I came across this infrequently seen full-page Neil Peart/Ludwig ad in the April 1989 of Modern Drummer. Great looking kit. Not sure why Neil was made up like a Mime.

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Neil Peart – If the Simple Dumb Thing Works Best

SKF CORRECTION: Learned users of DrumForum.com pointed out it is Steve Smith, not Neil Peart, playing drums on Jeff Berlin’s Subway Music. Neil plays on other tracks on the album. It’s good to know the truth, and it’s good that … Continue reading

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Neil Peart – Fun with the Four-On-the-Floor Bass Drum

SKF NOTE: This excerpt is from the full transcript of my 1986 conversation with Neil Peart. Here’s the back story. Right before I asked this question about playing in 4/4 time, Neil spoke at some length about using odd-time signatures … Continue reading

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Neil Peart on Music Marketing – ‘It’s a Sad Mess’

SKF NOTE: Digital music devastated the old order of earning a living in the music business. I still don’t understand all the nuances those changes made. But I understand enough to know album sales and airplay lost much of their … Continue reading

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Neil Peart – My Antipathy Toward Machines

SKF NOTE: As of this writing I don’t remember where or when this interview with Neil Peart took place. The latest reference I’m finding is to the Rush song Prime Mover which was released in 1987. When I figure out … Continue reading

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