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What You Need to Know About...Electronic Percussion

This article originally ran in the Nov/Dec 2012 issue of Drum Business. Drummers are drawn to electronic percussion for the same reasons today as we were back in the early ’80s, after the introduction of the Linn LM-1 and the…

Modern Drummer
Mar 2, 2015

Ches Smith of Xiu Xiu

Although I had recorded with Xiu Xiu sporadically over the years, I didn't join the band full-time until the summer of 2006. Drum machines and sequencers had been staples of the band's sound. I was sort of surprised when friend…

Modern Drummer
Dec 4, 2007