Issues

Inside The July 2014 Issue

July 2014 Issue of DRUM!

COVER STORY

40 Brann Dailor

Mastodon’s workhorse drummer is all about the song. And the lyrics. And the cover art. Oh, yeah, and killer beats.

FEATURES

22 Gear Guide: New Snare Drums For 2014

From wood to metal to hybrids to you-name-it, we cover all the newest models to keep your backbeat sweet.

50 10 Ways To Sound Like Ginger Baker

Whether you’re a fan of Blind Faith, Graham Bond Organization, or Cream, we show you how to cop the irascible Mr. Baker’s mold-breaking style.

58 2014 Hit Like A Girl Winners

Meet the champions of this year’s worldwide search for the greatest female drummers.

62 How To Build Your Own Drum Set

A step-By-step guide for creating the kit of your dreams.

HAND DRUM!

73 Jim Loughlin

The moe. percussionist always strikes the right vibe.

77 Lessons

Glen Caruba recreates a full kit groove on a mere frame drum.

Plugged In

79 Vital Questions For First-Time E-Kit Buyers

Be sure you know all the answers before you open your wallet.

Dialed In

85 Yamaha DTX502/562K Electronic Drums

Soundlab

92 Zildjian Kerope Cymbals

94 Gibraltar Direct Drive Pedals

Practice Pad

99 Lessons

Chad Smith explores the James Brown/John Bonham connection. Glen Sobel has fun with six-note linear patterns.

Everything Else

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Perspective
13
Feedback
14
Notation Guide
16
Single Strokes
105
Meet Your Maker
106
Time Capsule