Inside The March 2014 Issue
28 Atom Willard
Controversial punk band Against Me!’s latest addition drops hints as to why the planet’s coolest bands want him as their drummer.
38 Drum Tuner Shootout
Striking the right note with DrumDial, Tama, RhythmTech, Overtone Labs, and Circular Science.
44 Thomas Pridgen
Is there no musical endeavor the PGP drummer won’t take on? We got inside the rhythmic renegade’s head to find out.
53 Paoli Mejias
He might be the newest member of Santana, but
for Puerto Rico’s first-call conguero Latin rhythms are only a starting point.
Bridging the acoustic-electronic divide with Taku Hirano.
61 Humanized Beats
How to make digital
69 Dialed In
Kat KT3 Electronic Drum Set.
Chad Smith brings the one-foot burn of “Higher Ground.” Danny Gottlieb looks to Tony Williams for “dynamic independence.” Glen Sobel imports hertas into the metal vocabulary.
23 Joe Saylor
Greasing the groove with New Orleans tour de force Jon Batiste & Stay Human.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- Meet Your Maker
- Time Capsule