Modern Drummer Podcast

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss drummer Branden Steineckert, who has been playing with legendary punk band Rancid since 2006. The education segment focuses on how to transform the independence exercises in Jim Chapin’s classic book Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer into solo phrases. Up for review is a simple yet powerful single-trigger SPD:ONE WAV pad by Roland. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

Rancid’s Branden Steineckert

Advanced Techniques for Jazz Soloing

Roland SPD::ONE WAV Pad Subscription options

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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:

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