Episode 55: Charting Songs, Alex Rudinger, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss various ways to chart songs for gigs, sessions, and lessons, and then they talk about up-and-coming progressive metal drummer Alex Rüdinger. In the gear review section, Dawson goes over the limited edition Modern Drummer 40th-Anniversary 5.5×14 single-ply maple snare. After fielding several listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

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“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: