Inside The August 2013 Issue
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.
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.
71 Jhair Sala
The Peruvian percussionist has cajon beats on the brain and rhythm in his heart.
76 Product Test
For Richie Gajate-Garcia, three percussion items are better than one. Retrofitting your sound at a glance with Glen Caruba.
83 In The Studio With Shawn PeltonChasing 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.
90 Gretsch Catalina Street Kit
92 Sabian Hoop Crasher
97 Drum Parts: Eric Moore
The lethal pulse behind Suicidal Tendencies shows you how to “Smash It.”
Making backbeats less predictable with Wally Schnalle. Matt Byrne on the inverted paradiddle. Danny Gottlieb does variations on 3/4.
31 Chris Reifert
Autopsy’s drummer and primary vocalist is doubly threatening.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- Time Capsule