Have you ever wondered how worship drummers like Austin Davis craft drum parts that elevate worship songs to new heights? Today, Austin Davis unpacks how he writes worship drum parts and uses drum samples to unleash his creativity in his writing.
In this captivating series, Austin dives deep into the art of worship drumming, revealing his creative process behind iconic songs like “The Cross Has the Final Word.” & “Take You at Your Word.”
He also showcases his new sample pack that he produced with Drum Sample Shop. These are the iconic sounds you hear Austin Davis use all throughout the series.
In this series with Austin, get ready to explore:
- How Austin thinks holistically to create drum parts that serve the song’s dynamic and lyrics.
- The alchemy of mixing live drums with samples for an electrifying dynamic.
- Exclusive tips on using samples and loops to breathe life into writing new worship songs.
Whether you’re a worship drummer or songwriter, this series offers invaluable insights for elevating your drum sound and songwriting. DON’T MISS IT!
Austin Davis Bio
Born and raised in Maui, Hawaii, Austin Davis embarked on a professional music career as a touring drummer at just 17. He spent years touring on the road with Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes. He started writing with Kari as early as 2014, credited on the single “I Am Not Alone,” part of her celebrated album “Majestic.” This partnership blossomed into a long-term collaboration with both Kari and her husband, Cody Carnes, earning him writing and producing credits on hit songs like “First Love,” “Heaven Invade,” and the church anthem “Firm Foundation (He Won’t),” later covered by Maverick City and Chandler Moore. He has been a critical creative force behind multiple albums from The Belonging Co., contributing to tracks such as “The Dove” and “Everything Is Changing.” His latest work includes the title track “I’ve Witnessed It” for Passion’s 2023 conference album.
What we love about him
Residing with his family in Nashville, Austin Davis is truly an incredibly impactful figure in the world of worship drumming. His dual talents as a drummer and producer make him such an incredible collaborator. Austin constantly writes drum parts that stand out and seamlessly blend with the overall sonic landscape of each song he contributes to. His influence has created a distinct sonic identity within the worship drumming community, proving that Austin Davis is not just a drummer, but a force.
Not only is he an impactful writer and producer. He is genuinely one of the most humble and generous people we know. He loves people well and is full of so much wisdom. We were incredibly honored to highlight our dear friend alongside the Drum Sample Shop team. Overall, we know this series will be impactful for you, whether you’re a drummer or a writer.
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