Inside The November 2012 Issue

November 2012 Issue of DRUM!

FEATURES

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.

HAND DRUM

71 Amon

The Afro-dub–influenced percussionist from Analog Players Society could djem all night.

76 Product Test

Meinl Timbale Roundup

78 Lessons

Taku Hirano plays the shaker with a new accent. Glen Caruba shows us a beater way to play cajon.

PLUGGED IN

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

SOUNDLAB

90 Istanbul Mehmet Carmine Appice Signature Cymbals

92 Yamaha HexrackII

PRACTICE PAD

100 Drum Parts: Brian Vodinh

The 10 Years drummer dissects the choice bits on “Backlash” from Minus The Machine.

104 Lessons

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.

EVERYTHING ELSE

8
Perspective
13
Feedback
14
Notation Guide
16
Single Strokes
24
Showcase
107
Drum Picks
112
Wiretap

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