“I tried to assemble a kit that would fit with what we were doing musically,” says Carter Beauford. “Everyone in the Dave Matthews Band comes from a different musical background, and we were [representing] all those different backgrounds through the music. I’m psyched that the new Recording Custom has come out. When you’re on stage trying to project a story to your listeners, it takes a lot of focus. You want to enjoy that conversation that you’re having with your bandmates, and you want to enjoy the response that you’re getting from the crowd.”

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