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November 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Living Colour’s Will Calhoun


November 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Living Colour’s Will Calhoun

(Available in print and digitally September 30, 2016)

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Volume 40 • Number 11

On the Cover

Living Colour’s Will Calhoun

“The way Elvin Jones hit the toms and the structure of his rhythms was very much a warrior kind of approach, and he swung really hard.”

Like his late, great idol—the subject of his brand-new tribute album—this ever-curious world traveler applies ancient wisdom, athletic intensity, and deep listening skills every time he sits behind the kit. ~ by Ken Micallef

FEATURES

Catching Up With…TRILOK GURTU and Nada Surf’s IRA ELLIOT

TRIVIUM’S PAUL WANDTKE

…spent years making sure he’d be ready when “the call” came. ~ by Ben Meyer

THIS HEAT’S CHARLES HAYWARD

…occupies a space somewhere between art-rock, post-punk, and whatever the music of the future sounds like. by ~ Ken Micallef

NATE LOTZ

Whether arena-rocking Halsey or driving Ryan Adams’ 1989 album, he never loses his voice. ~ by Ilya Stemkovsky

THE FEELIES’ STAN DEMESKI

The drummer with the legendary indie-rock band has found success by taking a pragmatic approach. ~ by Patrick Berkery

THE MAKING OF THE PNEUMATIC TRANSIT’S CONCERTO FOR DOUBLE MOON

An Umphrey’s McGee side project shines a bright light on the dazzling playing of the band’s founding drummer. ~ by Michael Parillo

UP & COMING: THE DRUMMERS OF SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL. DANTE MELUCCI and RAGHAV MEHROTRA

…represent their (young) generation on Broadway with passion and maturity. ~ by David Ciauro

EDUCATION

Basics – Fundamental Fills

Part 4: Triplets With a Right-Hand Lead ~ by Donny Gruendler

Strictly Technique – Swiss Rudiments

Basel Drumming, Part 2 ~ by Claus Hessler

Rock & Jazz Clinic – Groove Construction

Part 7: Broken 16ths ~ by Jost Nickel

Teacher’s Forum – Interleaving

An Alternative Approach to Practice ~ by Dan Macy

Jazz Drummer’s Workshop – Jazz Comping With Quarter-Note Triplets

Swinging an O ffbeat Figure ~ by John Xepoleas

Rock Perspectives – A New Realm of Groove

Exploring Feel With Odd Subdivisions ~ by Aaron Edgar

Concepts ~ Staying Current

3 Keys to Keeping Relevant Without Losing Your Identity ~ by Russ Miller

EQUIPMENT

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• Yamaha Recording Custom Drumset
• Paiste 26″ Giant Beat and 2002 17″ Sound Edge Hi-Hats
• Evans Calftone Drumheads
• Van Kleef All Titanium and B20 Bronze Snares
• CRX Stack Packs

Gearing Up: Living Colour’s Will Calhoun

Shop Talk – Q Drums Gentleman’s Series Snare

New and Notable

 

DEPARTMENTS

AN EDITOR’S OVERVIEW – Your Idols Are Your Teachers

by Billy Amendola

Readers’ Platform – Favorite Snare Drum Heads

News:

New Pixies album, Brad Wilk on tour with Prophets of Rage, and more

It’s Questionable:

Mind Matters: “You’re Too Loud!” ~ by Bernie Schallehn

First Person – John Colpitts on Carmine Appice

Showcase Featuring Drum Market

Critique:

Descendents, Night Verses, and Quincy Jones and His Orchestra albums, Motörhead DVD, and more

Inside Methods:

Dafnis Prieto’s A World of Rhythmic Possibilities method book

Backbeats – Sweetwater GearFest

Kit of the Month – Nigel Olsson Replica

Contest – Win an Incredible Prize Package From Tama and Meinl value over $6,000!

and more!

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