Issues

Inside The January 2014 Issue

January 2014 Issue of DRUM!

COVER STORY

28 Mikkey Dee

The monster groove behind Motörhead has kilotons of power, quartz crystal timing, and the precision of a sniper. Questions?

FEATURES

38 Greg Errico

Sly And The Family Stone’s original drummer supplied the beats for some of the most iconic songs of the ’60s and ’70s, and he hasn’t finished yet.

47 The Year In Drumming

A rundown of the noteworthy, the shocking, and the plain weird in 2013.

HAND DRUM!

55 Carlos Caro

The multi-talented percussionist calls San Francisco home these days but the rhythms of his native Cuba lay claim to his heart.

60 Lessons

Taku Hirano gets slow and low with dubstep.

PLUGGED IN

63 The 10 Biggest DAW Mistakes

Save time by avoiding these newbie production errors.

SOUND LAB

73 Billdidit Hi-Hat Accessories

DRUM PARTS

77 Peter Wildoer

The metal fiend breaks down the beat torrent on James LaBrie’s “I Will Not Break.” Follow along if you dare.

PRACTICE PAD

83 Glen Sobel on the versatility of the double-bass shuffle. Matt Byrne also shuffles with pocket. Chad Smith salutes funk’s godfather. Danny Gottlieb creates new feels with triplets. The paradiddle is no mere rudiment, says Wally Schnalle.

VIBE

25 Kate Schellenbach

A decade of hibernation did nothing to diminish the funky pulse of Luscious Jackson.

EVERYTHING ELSE

8
Perspective
13
Feedback
14
Notation Guide
16
Single Strokes
22
Showcase
90
Time Capsule