Basics: Radio Beats (From the January 2015 Issue)

Radio Beats

7 Real-World Applications of Essential, Time-Honored Grooves

by Rich Redmond

In this month’s article, we take a look at some popular grooves on country radio right now. All of them are variations of what I call “money beats,” fundamental drumset rhythms that have been used on countless popular songs.

Check out the complete article in the January 2015 issue of Modern Drummer for additional information and transcriptions of the grooves demonstrated in the video.

Get the January 2015 issue of Modern Drummer magazine here.