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News: Jojo Mayer’s Nerve Seeks Remixes from Blend Community

Nerve evolved out of master drummer Jojo Mayer’s legendary party event, Prohibited Beatz, in NYC during the late ’90s and ultimately brings the early jazz tradition of improvisation, innovation, authentic expression, and stylistic evolution to the digital age. Within that…

Modern Drummer
Oct 2, 2015

Remix Wilco’s Glenn Kotche!

Wilco drummer and composer Glenn Kotche invites musicians, producers, and fans to Blend ( to reimagine his seven-movement piece “Anomaly,” which was composed by Kotche for the renowned Kronos Quartet and is featured on his latest album, Adventureland, out now…

Modern Drummer
Jun 6, 2014

Chris Deaner, Drummer of the Band +/- [Plus/Minus], Makes Drum Stems of the New Album Available As “Catalyst??? for New Music

The group +/- , who will be releasing their fifth album, Jumping the Tracks, next February 4, are making drummer Chris Deaner’s drum tracks available to musicians wishing to use them for their own music projects. Deaner will be publishing…

Modern Drummer
Dec 18, 2013

WINNERS: + The Loop Loft Contest

Over the past month, members of the Modern Drummer and communities were able to showcase their musical talents in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity from the Loop Loft and Using Ableton Live, producers and musicians created original songs featuring loops…

Modern Drummer
Nov 12, 2013

The Loop Loft & Bring You a Legendary Music Production Contest

THE DATE TO ENTER THIS CONTEST HAS EXPIRED. SEE THE WINNERS HERE. The Loop Loft and are teaming up to bring you a unique opportunity to create new music with performances from legendary musicians including Omar Hakim (David Bowie, Sting, Daft Punk) and Mino…

Modern Drummer
Oct 14, 2013