Death Cab For Cutie

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Episode 98: How to Use a Metronome, Death Cab for Cutie’s Jason McGerr, Doc Sweeney Oak Snare, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss different ways to use a metronome to improve timing and control. The featured artist is Death Cab for Cutie’s Jason McGerr. Up for review is a solid oak snare from Doc Sweeney Drums.…

Modern Drummer
Jun 23, 2017

Chris Durling of Scars on 45

Hi, everyone, I’m the drummer for British indie-pop quintet Scars on 45. We’re a new band, along the lines of Fleetwood Mac, Coldplay, Death Cab for Cutie, and Snow Patrol. We signed with Chop Shop/Atlantic in the U.S.A. before we…

Modern Drummer
Nov 30, 2011

Taylor Hughes of Car Party

Hi, MD friends, I’m Taylor Hughes, and I play drums in the band Car Party. I’ve been drumming for the past five years, but my musical experience goes back sixteen years. I’ve always loved music and always wanted to play…

Modern Drummer
Nov 10, 2011

Jason McGerr: Teacher Says So

(July 2004 Issue) Bellingham, Washington's emo band Death Cab For Cutie is as famous for its revolving-door drum throne as it is for recording album after album of critically acclaimed melodic pop. As its fourth drummer in as many albums,…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004