Inside The March 2011 Issue

March 2011 Issue of DRUM!

March 2011 Issue of DRUM! Magazine


30 Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart

The Grateful Dead’s original rhythm section reprise its double-drumming role as Rhythm Devils. Sometimes too much is just enough.
By Dave Constantin

42 Jason Reece

On the new album from …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Reece goes tribal, Krautrock, and prog-jam — sometimes all at once.
By Andrew Lentz

53 Ten Essential Touring Tips

From scoping out technique to personal hygiene, life on the road is a learned art.
By David Jarnstrom


59 Adam Rudolph

Plumbing the depths of rhythm here and abroad, the experimental percussionist is rewriting the rules of the craft.
By John Ephland

Product test

65 Meinl Cajon Roundup
By Gary Gardner


68 Richie Garcia rocks the samba on his cajon hybrid; Glen Caruba whips up some eggs; and Taku Hirano sets off a shekere shakedown.


71 Roland SPD-S Sampler Tutorial, Part 2

By Mike Snyder


78 New E-gear from Aquarian, Shure, and Alesis


80 Dynamicx Snare Drums

By Brad Shlueter

82 Stagg BTX Cymbals

By David E. Libman


91 Workshop

Chris Layton on Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble’s ”Pride And Joy“
By Rich lackowski

92 Ignore the left foot at your own peril, says Rich Redmond; for Wally Schnalle, four-over-three is an awesome foundation for soloing.

96 20th Anniversary Special

From the great to the goofy, hits and misses from the last two decades.
By Andy Doerschuk


21 KJ Sawka

Drumming in digital never sounded so fat.

25 Robert ”Gotobed“ Grey

The post-punk icon takes ”stripped down“ to a rugged new low.


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

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