November 2019 Issue – Volume 43 • Number 11
Articles in November 2019
In December of 2014 Modern Drummer interviewed Ginger Baker, who died this past weekend at the age of eighty. We spoke to Baker, one of the most influential and notorious drummers in rock history, on the occasion of what would be his last studio album as a leader, Why?
New Gear from Tama, Yamaha, Groove Juice, Alesis, Innovative Percussion and 64 Audio.
Back in 1977, after doing sessions in L.A. for a number of top acts and appearing on many hit records together, keyboardist David Paich and drummer Jeff Porcaro decided to write, record, and tour for themselves.
The Hex Stax, which comprises three layers of hand-hammered and torched stainless steel for short and trashy yet musical sounds, and the Groove Chain-ger, which is a steel ring with chains attached that sits atop drums to produce a rattling natural reverb.
On September 20, the soul-influenced indie-pop band Fitz and the Tantrums released