When he joined alternative electro-pop band Phantogram in 2013, Chris Carhart had to quickly get up to speed on the more intense technological demands of the gig. “I was more of a groove/funk-oriented drummer,” he says. “I had played with a click plenty of times in recording situations, but the click-heavy aspect [of this band] was an adjustment. The electronics in my kit grew over time. The setup started with an SPD-S, but now I have several triggers and pads around the kit.”

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