Episode 93: Rikki Rockett, Bass Drum Tuning, Sugar Percussion Cherry Snare, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss their techniques for tuning drums. The featured artist is Poison’s Rikki Rockett. Up for review is a 6×14 stave-shell cherry snare from Sugar Percussion. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

Modern Drummer subscription:

Dream Cymbals:

Rikki Rockett:

Sugar Percussion:

Tune-Bot tuning calculator:

Dave DiCenso’s “Using Your Mind to Improve Your Time”

Other mentions in Episode 93:

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