Drum Fills: Keep It Simple, or Shred? - Modern Drummer Magazine

Drum Fills: Keep It Simple, or Shred?

Drummers have to consider plenty of options when choosing an appropriate fill to play in a given situation. Factors such as voicing, subdivision, density, and speed comprise just a few of the choices. While keeping these options in mind, we recently took to social media to ask our readers and followers if they generally prefer to play chops-burning figures or simpler phrases. Here are some of the responses.

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