Issues

Inside The September 2012 Issue

September 2012 Issue of DRUM!

FEATURES

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.

HAND DRUM!

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

72 Lessons

Glen Caruba makes it rain in a whole new way. Taku Hirano puts palms and fingers to work on some tasty conga tumbao fills.

PLUGGED IN

75 Cutting Up Tracks

A remote collaboration can yield stunning results.

82 Dialed In

New gear from Roland, Alternate Mode, and Ableton

SOUND LAB

84 Sonor ProLite Kit

86 Vic Firth Signature Sticks

from Gregg Bissonette, Gavin Harrison, Harvey Mason, and George Kollias

PRACTICE PAD

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.

VIBE

23 Michael Bland

Arena or dive bar, it’s all good for Soul Asylum’s master chameleon.

EVERYTHING ELSE

8
Perspective
12
Feedback
14
Notation Guide
16
Single Strokes
21
Showcase
93
Drum Picks
98
Wiretap