Episode 44: Compression, Dunnett Snares, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss compression and how it’s used on drums for recording. The featured artist is producer/drummer/songwriter Greg Wells, who’s interviewed in the July 2016 issue of Modern Drummer. In the gear review segment, the hosts discuss the new Dunnett Dreamtime Australian-timber snares. After fielding several listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

July 2016 issue of Modern Drummer:

Mike Johnston’s website:

Greg Wells drum recording tutorial:

Dunnett Dreamtime snares demos:

Gibraltar Quick-Release hi-hat clutch:

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