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Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.

Episode 83: Matt Garstka, How to Practice Syncopation, Dixon Little Roomer, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss April 2017 cover artist Matt Garstka of the progressive band Animals as Leaders. In the education segment, the hosts discuss some fun ways to interpret the written rhythms in Ted Reed’s classic book…

Modern Drummer
Mar 10, 2017

Audio Demo! Shure - PGADRUMKIT7 Mic Pack

 This excerpt is taken from the complete article that appears in the May 2016 issue, which is available here. Product Close-Up Shure PGADRUMKIT7 Mic Pack A professional-quality microphone kit at consumer-level pricing. It’s become increasingly common for drummers to bypass…

Modern Drummer
Mar 31, 2016

Showroom: Shure PG Alta Drum Microphone Kits

The PG ALTA line of microphones offers advanced design features for professional sound at a budget-conscious price. The complete family includes fourteen new products, including models and pre-packs for drums. “PG ALTA microphones are designed for anyone seeking great sound,…

Modern Drummer
Apr 2, 2015

Showroom: Headhunters Dreamcatchers Brushes

Dreamcatchers incorporate an adjustable nylon hoop and a traditional non-retractable wire brush. The hoop is expandable and can be retracted back to the handle. The nylon hoop helps compress the wire brush filaments into the drumhead more readily for a…

Modern Drummer
Feb 18, 2015

Shure Microphones at NAMM 2015 (VIDEO)

In this video from NAMM 2015, Shure Incorporated’s Soren Pedersen guides us through Shure’s new products for 2015, including the new ShurePlus Motiv line of USB and iOS-compatible products and a plethora of new PGA microphones. The MV88 is a…

Modern Drummer
Feb 18, 2015

Showroom: Shure Unveils New Motiv Digital Product Line and iOS Mobile Recording App

Shure introduces Motiv digital products, a new plug-and-play microphone line suited for individuals looking to capture high-quality audio for vocal/acoustic recording, podcasts, YouTube videos, and field recording. Motiv products include four new Apple-certified products, including three condenser microphones and a…

Modern Drummer
Jan 23, 2015

Showroom: Shure Adds Four Headphone Models to the SRH Line

Shure has added three entry-level products to its line of SRH headphones, the SRH144, SRH145, and the SRH145m+, which comes with a remote and a mic. Shure also introduced the SE112m+ sound-isolating earphones with remote and mic, which combine the…

Modern Drummer
Nov 4, 2014

VIDEO! Product Close-Up: Zildjian Kerope Series Cymbals (From the May 2014 Issue)

by Michael Dawson Zildjian spent the past couple years developing a new line of cymbals with New York City studio drummer/composer Zach Danziger that would recall the worn-in look, soft feel, and warm tones of highly coveted models made by…

Modern Drummer
Mar 26, 2014

It’s Questionable: Technology Corner: Room Mics (October 2013 Issue)

by John Emrich A lot of people don’t understand how to capture a good room tone, and most people with a home studio don’t have the type of room that will have a sound worth capturing. A large, warm-sounding room…

Modern Drummer
Sep 4, 2013

The Making of Alicia Keys’ "Girl on Fire" with Indie Studio Drummer Dylan Wissing

In this video, session drummer Dylan Wissing shares the story behind the making of the drum tracks on R&B superstar Alicia Keys’ hit single “Girl on Fire.” Dylan Wissing is a Hoboken, New Jersey–based drummer who operates his own recording…

Modern Drummer
Jul 23, 2013

Shure Announces New "Get The Gig" Artist Relations Intern Competition

Winning Intern Will Learn “Behind the Scenes” of the Music Industry and Get Up Close and Personal with Shure Endorsing Artists Shure Incorporated, manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics, today launched its  “Get the Gig” Artist Relations internship competition. Now…

Modern Drummer
Dec 8, 2011

Listen as We Test a Slew of New Mic Models From Shure

Beta91A bass drum mic Beta 181 Beta 98AMP tom mic   The complete review of the new Shure Beta 91A bass drum mic, Beta 181 side-address condenser, and Beta 98AMP tom mic is on page 32 of the September issue…

Modern Drummer
Jul 18, 2011