Inside The November 2012 Issue
29 Q&A: Steve Gadd & Edie Brickell
With the release of The Gaddabouts’ sophmore effort, ’90s hit maker Edie Brickell and God Drums himself
discuss the special relationship of vocals and rhythm.
34 Tré Cool
The clown prince of punk rock is dead serious about the singular drum sound he delivers in Green Day’s triple release. Just don’t ask him about concept albums.
48 Queen Cora Dunham
Her majesty has offered her rhythmic services to Prince, Beyoncé, and Maceo Parker, but that only hints at this musical sovereign’s ambitions.
61 Show Choir Drummer Diary
A gleeful romp through the toughest gig you never knew existed.
The Afro-dub–influenced percussionist from Analog Players Society could djem all night.
76 Product Test
Meinl Timbale Roundup
Taku Hirano plays the shaker with a new accent. Glen Caruba shows us a beater way to play cajon.
83 Getting That Hybrid Drum Sound
The art of combining ’70s and modern tones is easier than you think.
88 Dialed In
New gear from Yamaha, MXL, and Elliott Garage
90 Istanbul Mehmet Carmine Appice Signature Cymbals
92 Yamaha HexrackII
100 Drum Parts: Brian Vodinh
The 10 Years drummer dissects the choice bits on “Backlash” from Minus The Machine.
Matt Byrne on the infinitely versatile boogaloo beat. Rich Redmond fills us in on fills. For Wally Schnalle, paradiddles are a universe unto their own.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- Drum Picks