Steven Drozd

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Brian Reitzell: Total Immersion In Sound

Brian Reitzell came to attention in the early ’90s as the drummer with LA pop-punk band Redd Kross, touring with them and playing on the albums Phaseshifter and Show World. As great as the music on those records is, though,…

Modern Drummer
Aug 19, 2010

Steven Drozd: Songwriting From A Drummer’s Perspective

by Michael Dawson Even though Steven Drozd originally joined the Flaming Lips in 1991 strictly to man the skins, it wasn’t long before the multi-talented musician’s “try anything” twist on songwriting and arranging became as crucial to the band’s successes…

Modern Drummer
Feb 22, 2010

Neil Peart: More Reasons To Love

When we threw out the net asking drummers to share with us the reasons why they love Neil Peart’s drumming, so many wanted to chime in, we couldn’t fit everyone’s comments in the story. So we held our interviews with…

Modern Drummer
Aug 21, 2009

Steven Drozd Interview

Like all the masters of psychedelic pop, The Flaming Lips blow your mind with the most ordinary of devices. These seem-to-be eccentrics, who've recently won a Grammy for the instrumental "Approaching Pavonis Mons By Balloon (Utopia Planitia)," are really just…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004