Episode 23: Bass Drum Miking Options, Favorite Wood and Metal Snares, Adam Deitch, the Liberty Jazz Series Bebop Kit, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss internal-miking options for the bass drum, and then Dawson gives his choice for favorite wood and metal snare. The featured artist is contemporary funk/jazz/fusion great Adam Deitch, who’s on the cover of the February 2016 issue of Modern Drummer. In the gear review section, Dawson recounts his experience with the Liberty Jazz Series bebop kit. The show concludes with the hosts’ picks of the week.

Show Notes

February 2016 issue of Modern Drummer:

Internal bass drum mike mounts:,

Adam Deitch at Modern Drummer Festival 2010:

Masters of Maple Black Ugly snare:

Angel Drums:

“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 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: