Inside The November 2014 Issue

November 2014 Issue of DRUM!

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Cover Story

34 Shannon Larkin

Primus' clasic lineup reunited in Wonkaland, but not without an unexpected dose of drama, "Herb" explains.

Features

48 Dave King

If you think you can define the eclectic Bad Plus drummer in a sentence this short, you don't know Dave King.

61 Leading From The Throne

Transformative moments explored in transcription and analysis from eight 2014 solo albums by drummers.

71 How To Buy Your First Kit

Need a gift for a beginning drummer? Ask these ten questions before buying junior's first drum set

Vibe

25 Dave Lombardo

The king of thrash proves there's life after Slayer with a sharp left turn into progressive pastures.

29 Joe Lastie

Being Preservation Hall Jazz Band's drummer is a dream gig, which is why this guy is always smiling.

Hand Drum

77 Djembe Tuning And Maintenance

Tuning and caring for your djembe is as much ritual as it is practical. What you give is what you get back.

Product Test

84 Gon Bops Cymbals

Lessons

86

Taku Hirano interprets an Aretha classic.

Plugged In

89 Creative E-Kit Challenge

Escape that rut by trying these ways to kickstart creativity. They'll mess with your head and your e-kit.

Soundlab

96 Gretsch Marquee Kit

98 Vic Firth Colaiuta and Greiner Sticks

100 Dunnett R-Class Components

Practice Pad

105 Workshop: How To Season A Tasty Groove

Lessons

108

Danny Gottlieb swings a syncopated Philly Joe intro. Wally Schnalle offers hand/foot brainteasers. Glen Sobel fakes double bass.

Everything Else

8
Perspective
13
Feedback
14
Notation Guide
16
Single Strokes
22
Showcase
113
Meet Your Maker
114
Time Capsule

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