MD Podcast Episode 188: Terence Higgins, Drumset Warm-Ups, Overhead Mic Position Shootout, and More

In this episode Mike and Mike discuss May 2019 featured artist Terence Higgins, who splits his time touring with Ani DiFranco and John Medeski’s Mad Skillet. The education segment focuses on how to develop smooth motions around the drumset. Up for review is a pair of Aston Origin condensers, which Mike and Mike use to discuss the pro’s and con’s of various overhead placements. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

Modern Drummer subscription subscriptions

Dawson’s Patreon page

Terence Higgins feature interview

Warm-Ups and Mobility Exercises article

Aston Origin overhead mic placement shootout:


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: