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October 2019 Issue – Volume 43 • Number 10

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Articles in October 2019

New Gear From 64 Audio, LP, Schagerl Drums, Tama, and More!

New Product Releases from 64 Audio, LP, Schagerl Drums, Tama, Air Throne, and Canopus

Modern Drummer
Aug 26, 2019

Woodland Percussion

Woodland Percussion originated as a summer project for company founder and mechanical engineer Allan Fausnaught. The goal was to build a snare entirely from scratch.

by Michael Dawson
Aug 26, 2019

Louson Drums

The CajonTab is a small, flat, lightweight cajon you wear on a strap.

by Mark Parsons
Aug 26, 2019

Led Zeppelin II

Led Zeppelin II was released on October 22, 1969. Although initially panned by some critics, the album became the band’s first number-one album.

by David Ciauro
Aug 26, 2019

Ringo Starr's Maple Ludwig Hollywood Drumkit

As an iconic piece of rock ’n’ roll history, this kit has since been archived, documented, and refurbished, and it currently resides in custom road cases.

by Gary Astridge
Aug 26, 2019
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Rhythm! Discovery Center Ten-Year Anniversary

The Rhythm! Discovery Center, a gem of the drum and percussion world.

Story by Bob Campbell
Aug 26, 2019

A Restored Gretsch Steal

This beautifully restored vintage project was from older Gretsch shells to create a road-worn-looking vintage kit that has that oft-referred-to “Great Gretsch Sound.”

Modern Drummer
Aug 26, 2019

Paiste 2002

Paiste’s 2002 series was introduced as a solution for heavy-hitting drummers on the burgeoning hard rock scene who demanded sturdier instruments with more powerful tones.

by Michael Dawson
Aug 26, 2019

What's Your Favorite Hal Blaine Track?

Readers weigh on their favorite Hal Blaine tracks.

Modern Drummer
Aug 26, 2019

Sheridan Riley with Alvvays

For nearly two decades, drummer Sheridan Riley has worked with the intention to lead a life fulfilled as a proactive musician.

by Lia Braswell
Aug 26, 2019

Zimbabwean “Tuku” Music

Combining the traditional Jit, Tsotsa, and other rhythms of Zimbabwe, the late Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi’s style could only be defined as distinctly his own.

by Mark Powers
Aug 26, 2019

The Bailey Method

The Bailey Method is longtime touring and session drummer Dan Bailey’s first opus in the world of online education.

by Michael Dawson
Aug 26, 2019
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Sam Durkes on Ezra Furman’s Twelve Nudes

Throughout the album drummer Sam Durkes drives Ezra Furman’s distorted up-tempo fervor with a surprising avoidance of cymbals.

by Willie Rose
Aug 26, 2019

Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford

Given the breakneck pace at which CCR operated in 1969, it’s a wonder Clifford and Cook are still out on the road fifty years later.

by Patrick Berkery
Aug 26, 2019

Advanced Techniques for Jazz Soloing

For four years I’d been studying intensely with Dom Famularo, who suddenly said during one of my lessons, “Steph, you’re now ready for Jim.”

by Stephane Chamberland
Aug 26, 2019

Mastodon’s Brann Dailor on the Band’s Heavenly “Stairway to Nick John”

The drummer recently talked to MD to discuss the band’s heartfelt tribute to their longtime friend and manager.

by David Ciauro
Aug 26, 2019

1969: The Shock of the New

As artists developed increasingly ambitious musical concepts, the challenges for instrument designers, engineers, composers, and instrumentalists increased as well.

Modern Drummer
Aug 26, 2019

Bruce Rowland

Bruce Rowland racked up numerous recording and touring credits through his extensive work in the pop, folk, blues-rock, and rock worlds.

by Will Romano
Aug 26, 2019
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Septuplet Linear Patterns

The most fun thing about linear concepts is that almost any pattern you play can be modified in multiple ways.

by Aaron Edgar
Aug 26, 2019

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