Paul Elliott – The Alexander Technique for Drummers – Part 1

The Alexander Technique

Devised by Frederick Matthias Alexander, an Australian actor who suffered from voice and breathing problems, the Alexander Technique operates on the principle of re-educating the body to achieve postural harmony and well-being. Essentially a self-help programme, the Alexander Technique teaches us how to become more aware of bad postural habits – often the cause of restrictive physical tension – and helps us to use our body in a more balanced, efficient and co-ordinated way. Read more

Visit us at the NAMM Show 2016!

Hello, everyone! As you may know,  the 2016 NAMM Show is fastly approaching. For those of you who don’t know, the show will take place at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California between 21-24 January 2016. If you will be there, come and say hello to us in Hall D at Booth no. 2870.

Istanbul Mehmet at NAMM Show 2016

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A big hello!

Hello…Is this on?…

Welcome to my first ever blog. I have written several articles for the official magazine for the band I play around the World with & I post all the time on Facebook and Twitter, but this is a new adventure for me.

My first blog, I decided should be me introducing myself.

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Video Lessons

If you ready our previous news post, you will have seen the tribute video put together by Istanbul Mehmet artist, Paul Elliott. Well, Paul has also been busy with video lessons!
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Robby Ameen Tribute By Mehmet Artist Paul Elliott

Istanbul Mehmet cymbals artist, Paul Elliott recently got in touch to tell us about a video he had recorded as a tribute video to Robby Ameen, who is also an Istanbul Mehmet artist. It’s a great little vid at just over 4 minutes long and is definitely worth a watch! Just listen to those beautiful cymbals!


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John Blackburn – Miss K & The Kos

Check out John covering the Naughty Boy/Sam Smith song ‘La La La’ with his band Miss K & the KOs. Some great footage of the Mehmet’s and a chance to hear how perfect these cymbals really are!

The New Tony Williams Cymbal

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Latest News From Mehmet Inspire Artist Kyle Hughes

Check out what Istanbul Mehmet Inspire artist Kyle Hughes is up to over the next few months! Kyle has been part of Istanbul Inspire since day one and he’s come a long way. Kyle is drummer for band Twister, who have recently released a single on iTunes called Feeding frenzy and on the 3rd February Twisters new Album ‘This isn’t Wonderland’ will also be available to download.
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NAMM 2014!

NAMM 2014

Istanbul Mehmet cymbals will be at this years NAMM in LA! NAMM is the worlds largest trade-only event for the music products industry. The show is held every January at the Anaheim Convention Centre in California and we’re super excited to be apart of it. If you’re there/know someone who is, make sure you get down to HALL- D BOOTH #2870 to see us and say hello!

Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals

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