MD Podcast Episode 180: Fishbone’s Fish Fisher, Plywood Drum Shell Basics, DW Almond Snare, and More

In this episode Mike and Mike discuss March 2019 featured artist Phillip “Fish” Fisher of the legendary ska-punk-funk band Fishbone. The education segment focuses on the basic tonal differences between plywood snare drums made from difference species. Up for review is a limited DW Collector’s Series almond snare. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

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Dawson’s Patreon page

Fish Fisher feature interview

DW Almond snare review

Plywood snare drums feature

Sponsored by:  Vibes High Fidelity Ear Plugs


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: