Episode 54: Developing a Drum Solo, Zildjian S Family, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss several techniques for developing a musical drum solo. The featured artist is former Violent Femmes drummer Victor DeLorenzo, who is currently leading a creative duo called Nineteen Thirteen. The gear review section focuses on Zildjian’s new b12-alloy S Family cymbals. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

September 2016 issue of Modern Drummer:
Mike Johnston’s website:
Zildjian S Family cymbals demo:
Clapping Music iOS app:

“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: Advertisement