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The Loop Loft Releases “Joey Waronker Drums???

The Loop Loft announces the release of Joey Waronker Drums, a collection of drum loops, multi-tracks, samples, and MIDI featuring the legendary drummer and producer. From the folk funk of Beck, to the hypnotic grooves of Atoms for Peace, to…

Sep 17, 2014

VIDEO! In the Studio: Seeing Sounds, Part 5: Specialty Mics (November 2013 Issue)

  by Donny Gruendler In the first four installments of this series we discussed very broad ideas for achieving stylistically appropriate drum sounds, from pop-rock to traditional jazz. Each setup employed different drums, head selections, and tunings, and we used…

Sep 26, 2013

Playing With Drum Loops (Revisited)

Original article from the April 2011 Issue of Modern Drummer Magazine February 2011 Electronic Insights Playing With Drum Loops Choosing Tones And Tunings by Donny Gruendler Many drummers are trained to have metronomic time, solid technique and reading skills, and…

Feb 6, 2011

Jody Cortez: Breathing Life Into Loops

Jody Cortez has recently released a CD of loops under the banner King Cortez called Killer Loops (Big Fish Audio). "It encompasses performances in Latin, bebop, jazz, reggae, rock, funk, R&B, hip-hop, and straight-ahead rock," Cortez says. (It's available online…

May 12, 2004