Inside The July 2014 Issue
40 Brann Dailor
Mastodon’s workhorse drummer is all about the song. And the lyrics. And the cover art. Oh, yeah, and killer beats.
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.
73 Jim Loughlin
The moe. percussionist always strikes the right vibe.
Glen Caruba recreates a full kit groove on a mere frame drum.
79 Vital Questions For First-Time E-Kit Buyers
Be sure you know all the answers before you open your wallet.
85 Yamaha DTX502/562K Electronic Drums
92 Zildjian Kerope Cymbals
94 Gibraltar Direct Drive Pedals
Chad Smith explores the James Brown/John Bonham connection. Glen Sobel has fun with six-note linear patterns.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- Meet Your Maker
- Time Capsule