Inside The September 2012 Issue
26 George Kollias
The fastest drummer you’ve ever heard is also extreme- metal’s most musical player.
36 Benny Horowitz
Blue-collar beats plain and simple from The Gaslight Anthem’s drummer. You got a problem wit dat?
53 Dave Black
A veteran instruction book author and publisher shares his secrets.
63 Daniel de los Reyes
From Latin and country to pop and blues, there’s no genre the Zac Brown Band percussionist won’t happily make his own.
70 Product Test
Toca Kalani Flex Drum
Glen Caruba makes it rain in a whole new way. Taku Hirano puts palms and fingers to work on some tasty conga tumbao fills.
75 Cutting Up Tracks
A remote collaboration can yield stunning results.
82 Dialed In
New gear from Roland, Alternate Mode, and Ableton
84 Sonor ProLite Kit
86 Vic Firth Signature Sticks
from Gregg Bissonette, Gavin Harrison, Harvey Mason, and George Kollias
88 Wally Schnalle permutates the paradiddle-diddle. Danny Gottlieb distills the genius of the late Paul Motian. The clave does way more than Latin beats, says Rich Redmond. Swinging in 7/4 with Matt Byrne.
23 Michael Bland
Arena or dive bar, it’s all good for Soul Asylum’s master chameleon.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- Drum Picks