In Constant Motion
Featuring three discs with over seven hours of instruction, live and studio performances and insights into the numerous projects Mike Portnoy has been involved with. The award winning In Constant Motion is Mike’s latest DVD release from Hudson Music.
Featuring three discs with over seven hours of instruction, live and studio performances and insights on the numerous projects Mike Portnoy has been involved with.
In this video, the first since Mike’s award-winning Liquid Drum Theater, he covers music from the last three Dream Theater albums as well as several of his outside projects, including tribute bands Yellow Matter Custard (The Beatles), Hammer Of The Gods (Led Zeppelin), Amazing Journey (The Who) and Cygnus & The Sea Monsters (Rush).With such a wealth and diversity of instructional and performance material, In Constant Motion is recommended for drummers of all interest and ability levels.
Disc 1: In the Dream focuses on music from the last three Dream Theater albums, Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence, Train Of Thought and Octavarium; featuring complete band performances of six songs from these albums as well as new studio performances of the drum tracks and Mike’s in-depth analysis of each song.
Disc 2: On the Side covers a wide range of Mike’s side projects, including his work with TransAtlantic, John Arch, John Petrucci/G3, Fates Warning and Overkill. In addition to the nearly 6 hours of high quality, all-new content, excerpts of rare performances are also included – including a detailed look at each of Mike’s tribute bands, paying homage to The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who and Rush!
Disc 3: Bonus Material contains four additional, exclusive Dream Theater tracks filmed on the band’s 20th Anniversary tour, three live drum solos featuring duets with Charlie Benante, Jason Bittner and Richard Christy, a tour of Mikes infamous “Albino Monster” drumkit and bonus clips including unreleased live solos, studio footage and more.In addition to state-of-the-art, studio-quality digital audio and video, In Constant Motion also includes special features such as:PDF transcriptions of selected performances, key grooves and fills.Camera-switching option on three in-studio performances.Complete Discography, Videography and Photo Gallery.
About Mike Portnoy
Mike Portnoy was born on April 20, 1967 and raised in Long Beach, New York, where his interest in music started at an early age. “My father was a rock n’ roll disc jockey, so I was always surrounded by music constantly. I had this huge record collection when I was real young and loved the Beatles and then later on Kiss. It was inevitable that I’d become a musician.”Learn More >