Check out this recently released lesson from Stanton Moore, whose new educational website, stantonmooredrumacademy.com, is now live. Look out for an Inside Methods article on the Academy in an upcoming issue of Modern Drummer magazine.
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: [ Moderndrummer.com Link ]
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... View details ⇨
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!
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 moderndrummer.com/archive.
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. [ Rockcamp.com 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 moderndrummer.com/archive. (Video demo by @mikedawsondrums.)
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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...