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Incoming: book reviews for ‘Uncharted’.

Initial reviews for Bill’s new book, available from the University of Michigan Press, suggest that it will be warmly received in both academic and drum communities on publication this January: “… an intelligent, thought-provoking treatise [...]

2018-01-06T10:45:44+00:00 January 6th, 2018|

Rolling Stone best prog albums of 2017

'Seems like a Lifetime Ago', the well-received box set of the Bruford band from 1977-1980, has leapt onto the best seller lists alongside Can and King Crimson in what Rolling Stone calls a 'banner year' [...]

2017-12-20T11:06:01+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

Welcome back!

We’ve been away for a bit, but this site has recently been refurbished, updated, polished and refined to within an inch of its life. When we left you in 2013, Bill was a musician. We [...]

2017-12-13T11:29:41+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

Back by popular demand – When in Doubt, Roll!

When in Doubt, Roll! was first published in 1988. It has been out of print for several years and during that time has climbed to dizzying heights of value on the second hand market, currently [...]

2017-11-22T10:55:49+00:00 September 3rd, 2012|

Book signing in Tokyo.

The Japanese edition of 'Bill Bruford: The Autobiography' will be published September 30th by Strange Days Publications. Bill will be discussing the book and signing copies at a couple of special events in Tokyo over [...]

2017-11-22T10:56:32+00:00 August 15th, 2012|

Grand Opening Soon!

After ten years of steady traffic, the shop was beginning to look a little long in the tooth, so we've broken out the paint pots and wallpaper, spared no expense, and done a fabulous sparkly [...]

2017-10-30T11:51:53+00:00 May 10th, 2012|

Bill on duty in Sheffield UK – May 22nd…

Bill will be joining others on May 22 for an Afternoon of Instrument and Audio Tech, looking at analogue synths, early electronics and electronic percussion and assessing the impact they made on the music. For [...]

2017-10-30T11:54:03+00:00 April 20th, 2012|

Bill spills beans…

Drums as sculpture: with A.B.W.H. in 1989. A new-ish mag from Australia called Digital Drummer looks at this drumming thing from the electronic perspective. Since Bill (and Dave Simmons) did a fair bit of the [...]

2017-10-30T11:57:57+00:00 January 29th, 2012|

25 all-time great double-drumming tracks.

Adam Budofsky at Modern Drummer magazine dropped us a note to say - if you missed it the first time around - here's his excellent piece on the Top 25 Double Drumming tracks of all time. This [...]

2017-11-22T10:57:58+00:00 January 26th, 2012|

Upcoming BBC TV series looks good.

Bill starts the New Year with a bang, and three media appearances. He's currently featured in the current edition of the UK's Drummer Magazine alongside Josh Freese. You can also find him at Record Collector Magazine - [...]

2017-10-30T12:01:51+00:00 January 9th, 2012|