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The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 6: Mike Dawson with Glenn Kotche

Episode 6: Glenn Kotche of Wilco, KAT Percussion's Mario DeCiutiss, Shop Talk – Kickboxx Suitcase Drum Set. In this episode Mike Dawson interviews Glenn Kotche of Wilco. Glenn walks Mike thru his Top 10 favorite solo Drum & Percussion albums.…

Modern Drummer
Nov 5, 2020

MD Podcast Episode 232: Wilco’s Glenn Kotche, Playing Over the Barline, INDe RESoArmor Drumset, and More

  In this episode, Mike and Mike crack open the April issue and discuss cover artist Glenn Kotche of Americana alt-rock band Wilco. The education segment focuses on playing over the barline. Up for review is a classy all-maple drumset…

Modern Drummer
Feb 28, 2020

Video Tour! Gearing Up with Wilco's Glenn Kotche

This excerpt is taken from the complete article that appears in the November 2015 issue, which is available here. Gearing Up On Stage and Up Close Glenn Kotche by Miguel Monroy Glenn Kotche has one of the most distinctive setups…

Modern Drummer
Oct 1, 2015

A Beat a Week: A Total Percussion Approach to Playing the Drumset by Glenn Kotche

In this book, Wilco’s drummer provides fifty-two examples of varied drum patterns from across his recorded catalog. In his development as a player, Glenn Kotche was exposed to rock, jazz, classical, electronica, and many other styles. As he suggests in…

Modern Drummer
Jul 18, 2014

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

The April 2012 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Wilco's Glenn Kotche!

Wilco's Glenn Kotche Featuring Tony Escapa  Influences: 311's Chad Sexton Get the Best: Great Drumming Collections on a Budget Update Brazilian Jazzer Duduka Da Fonseca Conan's  Jams "the Work" Wormworth Rock Journeyman Bobby Jarzombek David Crowder Band's Jeremy "B-Wack" Bush Shop Talk 9 Household…

Modern Drummer
Mar 5, 2012

Kenny Savelson of the Droves

This is not a drum blog posting in that you’re not going to find me charting out grooves or getting heavy into sticking technique or how we got the kick drum sound. That’s never been my thing. Music’s my thing.…

Modern Drummer
Aug 4, 2011

Glenn Kotche: Painting The Sky Blue Sky

From the August 2007 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine. This past winter, the duality of rock drummer / experimental percussionist Glenn Kotche’s eclectic career reached an all-time high as he juggled writing/recording sessions for Grammy award–winning rock band Wilco’s latest…

Modern Drummer
Jun 15, 2007

Glenn Kotche: Wilco's Sonic Maestro

(September 2005 Issue) Climb around the back of Glenn Kotche's drumset in Wilco's rehearsal loft/recording studio on the northwest side of Chicago, and what you'll see is part hardware store and part orchestra percussion pit. "In-Glenn-tions," bandleader Jeff Tweedy calls…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004