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Inside The June 2011 Issue

June 2011 Issue of DRUM!

June 2011 Issue of DRUM! Magazine

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FEATURES

28 Derek Roddy

Extreme-metal's reigning blaster doesn't need a band to forge an identity - or pay his bills. By Patrick Flanary

38 Ilan Rubin

Landing a major gig was just the beginning of this precocious drummer's uphill battle. By Andrew Lentz

49 Essential Marketing Tips

Simple steps to ensure your band gets noticed. By Jake Wood

56 Joe Morello

Fondly remembering the jazz icon who mainstreamed off-kilter beats. By Doug Ramsey

HAND DRUM!

65 Trilock Gurtu

The hybrid master refuses to take sides in the traps/percussion divide. By J. Poet

PRODUCT TEST

71 Tycoon Cajon

By Gregg Juke

LESSONS

74 When it comes to toys, Glen Caruba doesn't mind sharing. Taku Hirano brushes up on percussive layering.

PLUGGED IN

77 Mark Schulman Studio Tour

The Pink drummer's drum tracking space is a DIY paradise. By Dave Constantin

SOUNDLAB

84 Whitney Nesting Penguin Drums

You won't find tubs that look (or stow away) like these anywhere else. By Brad Schlueter

DRUM PARTS

93 Dan Carle

After The Burial striker kills metal cliches on “To Carry You Away.” By David Weiss

PRACTICE PAD

100 Matt Byrne catches drum'n'bass fever. Danny Gottlieb continues his tribute to Joe Morello by expanding on his 5-stroke roll exercises.

VIBE

21 Jordan Richardson

elevates the groove on the new Ben Harper joint.

25The mantra of Thursday's Tucker Rule? Evolve or die.

EVERYTHING ELSE

  • 6 Perspective
  • 10 Feedback
  • 12 Notation Guide
  • 14 Single Strokes
  • 18 Showcase
  • 89 DRUM! Picks
  • 106 Wire Tap