Steve Pope Melbourne Drum Lessons
Now accepting students for drum lessons in Melbourne!

I have recently relocated to Melbourne and am now accepting students for drum lessons at my studio in Kensington!   If you're interested in booking in a time, head over to the tuition page for more information.      ...

Drumming and body mechanics

Had a drum lesson this morning with this guy: Tom Barton. It wasn't me teaching him but the other way around. Tom is my physiotherapist and I invited him in to discuss body movement and body mechanics as applied to drum set technique. We looked...

Skype lessons available starting 2015

As of Monday January 5th I will also be offering drum lessons via Skype.   This will enable students to study from home or wherever they are in the world. For those of you who have to travel a long way to get to your lesson, this could be an...

Lessons start back up for the new year!

Lessons recommence at The Drum Cartel for the new year beginning on Monday January 5th. I have a few spots available in my calendar so if you’re interested in drum lessons, contact me here and we’ll get started! For more information about lessons, check out the tuition page....

James Brown on David Letterman 1982

Here's something I found on YouTube that was too good not to share. James Brown performing on the Letterman show back in 1982 with the house band.   James Brown and the house band featuring Steve Jordan on drums absolutely smash it. Enjoy!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4m_dv5Z7hg...

The Drum Cartel online

Keep in touch with everything Drum Cartel related by connecting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.   What does The Drum Cartel do besides have THE biggest viewable/hirable drum collection in Australia?    Teaching - Pro Teachers both on the North (at HQ) and South (at Coorparoo) Repairs - Services, Polishing,...

A History of the Drumset

One of my students recently put me on to a great series of videos presented by Daniel Glass on the history of the drumset. Well worth checking out and if you like what you see with these excerpts, you should check out Daniel's DVD, "The...

Lessons start back up for the new year!

Lessons recommence at The Drum Cartel for the new year beginning on Monday January 13.   I have a few spots available in my calendar so if you're interested in lessons, contact me here and we'll get started! For more information about lessons, check out the tuition...

The Given Things on tour…

Early July sees The Given Things hit the road for their first interstate tour on the back of their debut EP release.   The tour will see TGT play Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide, Melbourne and San Remo. Check the poster below for dates, venues and ticket information. Catch...

Medollic back in the studio…

Last week I was back in the studio with James and Lix of Medollic laying down a few new tracks.   It was great to get back in the studio and work on some new material with those guys. The songs are sounding great!   Keep an eye on...