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In the Studio with Travis McNabb

When not touring with top modern country acts Sugarland and Frankie Ballard, this Tennessee transplant tracks drums for artists around the globe out of his home setup.

Story and photos by Sayre Berman
Oct 30, 2018

Zoom L-12 LiveTrak

A versatile digital mixer and multitrack recorder with five independent headphone mixes, an audio interface, and more.

by Miguel Monroy
Jun 27, 2018

In The Studio: Seeing Sounds

All of us appreciate a signature and stylistically appropriate drum sound. This can range from the perfect overall kit tone on your favorite CD to a uniquely recorded snare tuning. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017

In The Studio - Seeing Sounds: Part 4

Small-group jazz drumming is synonymous with legendary players such as Art Blakey, Max Roach, Philly Joe Jones, Elvin Jones, and Tony Williams. Although these five gentlemen had very different approaches to timekeeping, each contributed to the jazz art form and…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017

Woodshed - Dylan Wissing

As a burgeoning studio drummer in his hometown of Bloomington, Indiana, Dylan Wissing studied with two giants of the session world: Kenny Aronoff and Shawn Pelton. His first recording experience was in the eighth grade, in Aronoff’s home studio. TO…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017