Inside The February 2013 Issue
200 GREATEST MOMENTS IN DRUMMING
From battles to TV broadcasts, the pivotal moments that made drum history what it is.
49 Beats & Fills
The essential patterns that have made an indelible impression on our collective musical consciousness.
59 Performances & Recordings
Albums, songs, and the rhythmic moments therein that any self-respecting drummer needs to experience.
69 Gear & Technology
More than a century’s worth of innovations, improvements, and engineering breakthroughs that have evolved the drum set and facilitated the art of beat making.
81 Geoffrey Gordon
Before his unexpected death late last year, the percussion experimentalist imported global rhythms into mainstream media, but the spiritual realm was never far behind.
86 Product Test
Kopf S-Series DoubleShot Cajon
Glen Caruba gets tricky with tambourine syncopations. Richie Gajate Garcia doubles up the rhythms with djembe and cajon.
91 The Best iPhone Music Apps For 2013
96 TrapKAT 5KS
98 Mapex MyDentity Series
100 Evans G1 Heads With Level 360 Collar
Matt Byrne breaks out of the 4/4 bubble with some rock beats in 11/8. Danny Gottlieb demonstrates some key off-beat comping licks. Wally Schnalle expands the jazz vocabulary times three.
How To Play Charts With Feeling
29 Jeffrey Clemens
The G. Love skinsman has never had a better reason to party.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes