In this episode, Mike and Mike focus on the September 2015 issue of Modern Drummer Magazine, discussing cover artist Gil Sharone, who’s currently touring with Marilyn Manson, and digging deeper into Johnston’s second educational article on grooving in form. Other topics include prepping for next month’s international drum convention, PASIC, which is being held in San Antonio, Texas, and for gear reviews, they go over Paiste’s PSTX effects cymbals and Craviotto’s Johnny C. series maple snare drums. For their picks of the weeks, Dawson focuses on some cool play-along products and Johnston shares one of his favorite podcasts.
“The Modern Drummer Podcast With Mike and Mike” is a show that explores the topics that drummers love the most. Sit in during weekly conversations between Modern Drummer managing editor, Mike Dawson, and MikesLessons.com founder and MD columnist, Mike Johnston, as they geek out on drumming technique, practice methods, and favorite exercises and offer insight on the latest gear and industry happenings. For additional episodes visit: moderndrummer.com/mikeandmikepodcast