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
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
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