Hi MD, Pete here. We’ve all been there. Anyone who has ever held any kind of gig has had to go through some kind of audition. They can range anywhere from nerve-wracking to downright terrifying, depending on the situation. Auditions are no fun, for the drummer or the band.
Click here to check out a video demo of the four workingman’s snares discussed in August 2015’s Shop Talk article.
In this short video lesson, supplied by Drum Guru and Hudson Music, August 2015 cover artist, Antonio Sanchez, shares his favorite exercise for developing complete creative freedom with the left hand in a Brazilian samba style….
I chose to do a play through of “Majoring In The Minors” because of its dynamics as a metal song. It starts off with a basic driving drum pattern and transitions into a fast, blast beat pattern with a few odd-time meters that follow along….
Click here to check out a video demo of the Bone Custom Drums’ Mineral Maple drumset that we review in the August 2015 issue.
Click here to check out Strictly Technique columnist Bill Bachman’s video lesson to accomany his article on pataflafla hemiolas from the August 2015 issue.
Click here to check out a video demo of Zildjian’s FX Spiral Stacker, which is reviewed in the August 2015 issue.
Click here to check out Rock Perspectives columnist Aaron Edgar’s video lesson based on the second part of his “Progressive Drumming Essentials” series, which covers polyrhythms.