Episode 86: Practicing Polyrhythms, Carter Beauford, Sabian Artisan Elites, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss some of the ways they learned to play polyrhythms. The featured artist is legendary Dave Matthews Band drummer Carter Beauford. Up for review is a set of Artisan Elite rides and hi-hats from Sabian. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

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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: