Modern Drummer Magazine
03/24/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
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Check out this recently released lesson from Stanton Moore, whose new educational website,, is now live. Look out for an Inside Methods article on the Academy in an upcoming issue of Modern Drummer magazine.

Academy Lesson 08B

Happy Mardi Gras everyone! The second half of Lesson 8 is live! This lesson is on one of my favorite rudiments, the paradiddle-diddle Since I first gained in...

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Dig this recent video post from Craig Blundell. Then check out his recent feature in Modern Drummer: [ Link ]
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03/22/2017 at 13:55. Facebook
Here is an excerpt from part 11 in Jost Nickel's Groove Construction series. The workshop is about ear-training, and in this video Jost demonstrates hearing the click as the polyrhythm 3 over 4. Check out the article online for the full video with transcriptions: [ Link ]
Modern Drummer Magazine
03/21/2017 at 14:24. Facebook
We recently had the opportunity to visit Dixon Drums for its first-ever Product Showcase. The hybrid event brought in local drummers from the St. Louis area and gave them a chance to enjoy a drum clinic from studio/touring great Gregg Bissonette, hang with Seek Irony drummer Rom Gov, view prototype equipment, and test various Dixon drumsets with a live band. We hope you enjoy this...
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Happy Friday friends! We want to know what your favorite drum track from the 1960s is and what you like about it. Let us know in the comments, and we'll print some of your responses in an upcoming issue of Modern Drummer magazine!
Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 84 is now live. The boys are talking about Dale Crover, Tama Cymbal stands, and more.

Episode 84: Stickings That Rock, Dale Crover, Tama Stands, and More
Here's MD columnist Claus Hessler demonstrating how you can use Swiss Basel drumming phrases to create unique quintuplet-based grooves. The complete article appears in the Feb 2017 issue, which can be accessed via
Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp announces its next camp featuring Nancy Wilson of Heart with special guests Steven Adler (Guns N' Roses) and Gregg Bissonette (David Lee Roth Band)- June 29-July 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. [ Link ]
Anyone tried Tool drummer Danny Carey's Signature Dry Heavy ride by @paistecymbals? Super-pingy! If you missed the review, you can read it in the February 2017, which is now accessible via our new online archive at (Video demo by @mikedawsondrums.)
From our Industry Spotlight with RbhDRUMS...
Rare Led Zeppelin performance.
"Once my attorney got involved, I finally received the money I was owed. Before he stepped in, the other party was aggressive and was trying to take advantage of my good will. Once they knew my attorney was handling it, their position changed very quickly." - Russ Miller

Do I Need an Attorney? Part 1: When to Expand Your Team
"In this lesson, we’ll use 8th-note triplets in 2/4. The quarter-note pulse comprises the “two” side, and every other triplet partial comprises the “three” side." - Aaron Edgar

A New Perspective – Part 2: Three-Over-Two Linear Polyrhythms
This month we’ll take ideas from Max Roach and Art Blakey and apply them to the rhythms in Syncopation to improve facility while also developing vocabulary.

Bebop Syncopation – Part 1: Max Roach and Art Blakey
In Part 1 of this series, we began exploring different approaches to utilize and practice a single page of rhythm. We started on the snare with 16th-note subdivisions while accenting the rhythms on the page. In this lesson we’ll take the same approach and apply it to the drumset. Here’s the rhythm we’ll be using...

1,000 Ways to Practice a Single Page – Part 2: More Rhythmic Interpretations