Neil Peart Taking Center Stage: Lifetime of Live Performances Update
A number of updates have been made to the main website (www.takingcenterstage.net) for Neil Peart's upcoming instructional video Neil Peart Taking Center Stage: Lifetime of Live Performances. Among the changes are the addition of several video clips and trailers, including Neil discussing the complexities playing Rush's Limelight live, how he, Geddy and Alex went about selecting the setlist for the Time Machine Tour and more.
In addition to all the changes made to the website, Hudson Music is also running a Facebook Contest where one lucky winner will receive a signed Neil Peart Anatomy of a Drum Solo poster!
About the instructional video:Filmed in various locations over the course of a year, Neil Peart takes you on a behind-the-scenes look at Rush's 2010-11 Time Machine tour. This includes rare and exclusive footage of Neil's personal pre-tour rehearsals and backstage events at a Rush concert (including a visit to the soundcheck, and an unprecedented backstage interview as Neil warms up for the show). Neil also presents a detailed look at every single song in the tour's set list. Each song features analysis and demonstrations by Neil, which are coupled with a detailed PDF eBook containing transcription of his parts. At the end of each song discussion, the viewer is transported onstage to a Rush concert to see the actual live performance of the song from the perspective of the drum cameras only.The video is slated for release on October 15th which some retailers getting the DVD earlier. You can pre-order your copy today via this LINK.
Many thanks to Rob Wallis of Hudson Music for passing along the updates.
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