In this episode Mike and Mike discuss Blake Richardson of tech-metal band Between the Buried and Me, whose new record, Automata, Part 1, is transcribed in the June issue of Modern Drummer. The education segment focuses on everything you need to know about bass drum heads and the sounds and applications of the various models that are currently available. Up for review is a set of big, lush Lale Kardes signature cymbals from Turkish. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.
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“What You Need to Know About Bass Drum Heads” feature
Black Richardson “Off the Record”
Turkish Cymbals Lale Kardes signature models
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 MikesLessons.com 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: moderndrummer.com/mikeandmikepodcast