April 2012 Issue Of DRUM! Magazine
32 Stanton Moore
With Mardi Gras as his inspiration, New Orleans’ ambassador of funk is kick-starting another party, and a whole gang of new beats have been invited.
By Andrew Nusca
46 Barry Kerch
Drumming in a platinum-selling band isn’t enough for the Shinedown skinsman. He seeks nothing less than overall drumming excellence.
By Andrew Lentz
56 All Female Revue
An eye-opening look at the women who made history behind the kit.
By Kristin Bartus
69 River Guerguerian
The boundary-busting beatsmith breaks down the percussion/kit barrier — one frame drum at a time — and makes heads bob in the bargain.
By John Ephland
74 Product Test
Swan Percussion Corsoba Cajon Deluxe
By Gregg Juke
Taku Hirano goes bongo bananas with a tasty plate of repique beats. Glen Caruba slap-a-diddles us into shape with some right-left workouts.
81 Drum Tracking With iOS
Turn your handheld Apple device into a portable DAW.
By Mike Snyder
88 Dialed In
New gear from Acorn Instruments, Tune-Bot, and Posse Audio.
After all these years, George Lawrence Stone’s seminal Stick Control is still the blueprint for the beats that matter.
By Todd Bishop
Billy Martin plays stridulation games with our heads. Wally Schnalle finds new ways to build sixtuplet-based chops. Rich Redmond jumps on the train track.
Black Panther RetroSonic Kit
By David E. Libman
23 Reed Mullin
After a ten-year absence, Corrosion Of Conformity’s OG bruiser is back, and he’s got a few things he needs to clear up.
By Andrew Lentz
28 Jamie Levinson and Matt Clark
The double-drummer threat is in full effect in White Rabbits.
By Sam Pryor
- 6 Perspective
- 10 Feedback
- 12 Notation Guide
- 14 Single Strokes
- 20 Showcase
- 105 DRUM! Picks
- 113 Meet Your Maker
- 114 Wiretap