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Inside The August 2013 Issue

August 2013 Issue of DRUM!

Cover Story

42 Clinician Magicians

What do Chad Smith, Cindy Blackman-Santana, and Jason Bittner have in common? Not much, except for what it takes to put on the best clinic ever.

Features

34 Drummies! Artist Award Winners

You, the reader, have spoken. Behold, the new kings and queens of your drumming universe.

56 Will Kennedy

The Yellowjackets drummer is the architect of sophisticated rhythms that keep heads bobbing. Let him show you how to build yours.

Hand DRUM!

71 Jhair Sala

The Peruvian percussionist has cajon beats on the brain and rhythm in his heart.

76 Product Test

Duende Cajons

78 Lessons

For Richie Gajate-Garcia, three percussion items are better than one. Retrofitting your sound at a glance with Glen Caruba.

Plugged In

83 In The Studio With Shawn Pelton

Chasing that Saturday Night Live drum sound all the way back to Pelton’s personal studio space.

88 Dialed In

New gear from Ddrum, Yamaha, and Drum Drops.

Soundlab

90 Gretsch Catalina Street Kit

92 Sabian Hoop Crasher

Practice Pad

97 Drum Parts: Eric Moore

The lethal pulse behind Suicidal Tendencies shows you how to “Smash It.”

104 Lessons

Making backbeats less predictable with Wally Schnalle. Matt Byrne on the inverted paradiddle. Danny Gottlieb does variations on 3/4.

Vibe

31 Chris Reifert

Autopsy’s drummer and primary vocalist is doubly threatening.

Everything Else

12
Perspective
16
Feedback
18
Notation Guide
20
Single Strokes
28
Showcase
107
Picks
114
Time Capsule