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“Sticks & Wires”

An extensive two-hour course on drum miking by top session/touring drummer Blair Sinta that covers everything from bare-bones one-mic setups to more intricate applications. After graduating from the famed music program at University of North Texas in 1995, Blair Sinta…

Modern Drummer
Oct 1, 2020

Remembering Neil

Some of the worlds greatest drummers and industry members share their memories of what Neil Peart has meant to them. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47…

Modern Drummer
Mar 31, 2020

Home Studio Drum Recording with Blair Sinta at

If you want a dose of reality, answer this question: When was the last time you recorded in a big-time studio with a generous budget and the freedom to experiment with drum sounds to your heart’s desire? The sad truth…

Article by Ilya Stemkovsky | Photos by Kirk Wheeler
May 30, 2018

Josh Groban's Blair Sinta

Blair Sinta spent his formative teenage years playing gigs in Detroit, and if you’re looking to prove that the famous Midwestern work ethic applies as easily to drummers as it does to auto workers, he’s a great example. After graduating…

Ilya Stemkovsky
Feb 23, 2017

November 2003 - Volume 27 • Number 11

David Garibaldi, John Bonham, Sam Loeffler, Derico Watson, Mike Cosgrove, Dustin Hengst, Pete Best, Blair Sinta, Craig “Clune” McClune, Robert Jospé, Simon Phillips, Antonio Sanchez, Derek Roddy, Brad Hargreaves TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month…

Modern Drummer
Nov 1, 2003