Inside The February 2015 Issue
- Issue No. 224
- On Newsstands: Jan. 05, 2015
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32 Matt Halpern
The humble hero of the djent set outlines his personal survival guide for drummers to thrive in 2015.
25 Philip “Fish” Fisher
Raised on Fishbone.
29 David Flores
Confounding with MoeTar.
42 Brian Blade
How the church and New Orleans made his drumming indescribable and irreplaceable.
51 13 Geniuses Who Invented The Drum Set
We’d still be playing field drums without them.
61 Prog Drummer Roundup
StOrk, Spock’s Beard, Trioscapes, Empress AD, Opeth, _e Pineapple _ief, Enchant, and Knifeworld.
75 20 Essential Timbale Albums
Listen and learn. BY GLEN CARUBA.
85 7 Things To Never Do With Your E-Kit
Unless you love explosion s
82 Tycoon 30th Anniversary Conga Product Test
90 Sakae Trilogy Series Kit
94 DW MDD Direct Drive Pedals
103 Lessons Gil Sharone shares a Lloyd Knibb hat trick, Matt Byrne drills double-bass triplets, Glen Sobel conjures a storm of quads, Wally Schnalle modulates tempos, and Aaron Comess ghosts a groove.
16 John Densmore Keeping the Doors swinging.
16 We ask if you ever step away from the kit.
17 Drum Care How to make your snares sing.
19 Tax Tips For Drummers
22 New Blood
23 Moment In History Shine a spotlight on the pad.
14 Notation Guide
113 Meet Your Maker
114 Time Capsule