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The Power of Silence

As drummers, we spend so much time developing technique, expanding our musical vocabulary, and obsessing over the components of our drumset. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine…

by Dylan Wissing
Dec 27, 2019

Security Project's Jerry Marotta

Recreating the sounds and grooves he conceived with Peter Gabriel — and reminding us just how shockingly satisfying they were.

Story by Ken Micallef | Photos by Paul La Raia
Oct 29, 2019

Nir Z

Perfectly Unpredictable

Story by Michael Dawson | Photos by Chad Crawford
Jul 31, 2019

Steve Jordan - 10 Things the Groove Master Has to Have on Tour

No touring musician is exempt from the grueling demands of life on the road. Whether he’s playing sold-out arenas with John Mayer or Eric Clapton or hip clubs with Robert Cray or the Verbs, Steve Jordan has ten things that…

Interview, Photo & Video by Miguel Monroy
Nov 30, 2017

In The Studio - Seeing Sounds

There’s been a trend in recent years of drummers going for deep, dark, heavily muffled tones, whether in indie rock or mainstream pop. Steve Jordan did much to revive this fatter, thuddier sound—which originally appeared on albums made in the…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017