Inside The June 2012 Issue
31 Five Drum Sets Under $1,000
2012 is your year to snag a whole lotta drum set for less than a grand. Get some.
The stellar sideman offers useful strategies for the working drummer based on his new book, The Big Gig.
57 Hidden Revenue Streams
A little creativity can turn the weekend bar band into a full-time gig.
63 Tamir Muskat
The Balkan Beat Box drummer turns far-flung rhythms into a global dance party.
68 Product Test
Gon Bops El Toro Cajon
Taku Hirano translates some sweet bongo repique patterns to the congas. Glen Caruba introduces a useful cheat for getting huge studio bass from a surprising source.
75 Ron “The Pocket Protector” Krasinski’s Top Recording Tips
79 Dialed In
New gear from ResoTune, Alesis, and Alternate Mode.
80 Rocket Shells Carbon Fiber Snares and Ngage Throw-Off
84 Evans G14 heads
87 Drum Parts: Dave Brogan of ALO
A cross-examination of “Speed Of Dreams” from new album Sounds Like This.
Matt Byrne hits the swing set. Danny Gottlieb solos around band figures. Rich Redmond ruffs up classic fills. Wally Schnalle puts the bass to work in a comping role.
21 Byron McMackin
Is it just us or is Pennywise’s drummer faster than ever?
25 Deantoni Parks
The Mars Volta pushes their new drummer to the outer limits.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- DRUM! Picks