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Showroom: Polynome Metronome iPhone App

Drummers Joe Crabtree and Lucas Ives created the PolyNome app for iPhone that allows users to keep track of practices, create playlists, and tag presets. “The original idea behind PolyNome was to create a metronome that would help musicians learn…

Modern Drummer
Mar 31, 2015

Freddie Gruber

  Right up until his passing on October 11, Freddie Gruber was a source of deep and important knowledge for many top drummers. This piece from the January 1996 issue of Modern Drummer, by one of his most accomplished students,…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2011

Zoom R8 Digital Recorder

The R8 is a compact digital multitrack recorder (eight-track playback and two-track simultaneous recording), audio interface, control surface, and pad sampler. Its built-in drum sounds can be triggered using eight pads and three bank keys to create loops. You can…

Modern Drummer
Jun 28, 2011