Inside The November 2013 Issue
38 Mike Mangini
The virtuoso pushes himself to the limit on Dream Theater’s new album, and explains the preparation of mind, body, and spirit required to play at that level.
34 DRUM! Night In Photos
Our annual festival of drumming excellence featured Chad Smith, Cindy Blackman-Santana, and Jason Bittner. Clinics will never be the same.
50 Ryan Rabin
The beats and brains behind Grouplove wouldn’t change his multitasking ways for anything.
63 Inside KoSA
Aldo Mazza’s ongoing percussion workshop should be on any rhythm seeker’s bucket list.
68 Product Round-Up
New gear from Ron Vaughn, Tycoon, and LP
For Taku Hirano, musical literacy is everything. Glen Caruba makes hand drums portable.
73 Synths On Demand
Go key-less with useful and easy-to-use synthesizer software.
78 Dialed In
The latest products from Zildjian Gen16, Aquarian, and Auralex
80 Yamaha Live Custom Oak Drum Set
83 TRX CRX Cymbals
89 John Boecklin
The DevilDriver hammer splits apart the title track from Winter Kills.
97 Matt Byrne re-imagines beat patterns with singles and doubles. Chad Smith spices things up by slowing them down. Danny Gottlieb’s fast track to Louie Bellson levels of speed.
29 Janet Weiss
The former Sleater-Kinney basher wilds out in Drumgasm and Quasi.
32 Dennis Ryan
The Deer Tick drummer walks a tasty line between discipline and instinct.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- Meet Your Maker
- Time Capsule