Podcast Episode 96: 50 Years of Rock, Drum Mixing 101, UFIP Cymbals, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss some of their favorite drummers and drum performances from the past fifty years in rock music. The educational segment focuses on basic mixing techniques for drum recordings. Up for review are Class and Vibra series cymbals from Italian company UFIP. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

Modern Drummer subscription.

Mike Johnston’s website:

UFIP cymbal demo.

Raul Pineda – Iyesa YouTube

Mentions in this podcast.




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: