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MD Podcast Episode 235: Four-Stage Practice Method, Sugar Percussion Snare Comparison, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike dive deep into the four-stage practice method, which comprises a warm-up, creative exploration, main focus, and musical applications. The gear review segment compares two 6x14 Sugar Percussion snare drums, one made from mahogany and…

Modern Drummer
Mar 20, 2020

MD Podcast Episode 156: Bruno Mars' Eric Hernandez, Pre-Gig Routines, Sugar Percussion Mahogany Kit, and More

In this episode Mike and Mike crack open the October 2018 issue and discuss cover artist Eric Hernandez, who plays with pop superstar Bruno Mars. The education segment focuses on the hosts’ pre-gig warm-up routines. Up for review is a…

Modern Drummer
Aug 31, 2018

Episode 128: Zach Danziger, Snare Depth Analysis, Sugar Percussion Snares, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike crack open the March 2018 issue and discuss cover artist Zach Danziger, whose latest experiments involve controlling video edits and audio effects in real time from a hybrid electronic/acoustic drumset. The education segment focuses…

Modern Drummer
Feb 2, 2018

VIDEO DEMO! Sugar Percussion Stave-Shell Snares

The excerpt below is taken from the complete article that appears in the July 2015 issue, which is available here. Product Close-Up Sugar Percussion Stave-Shell Snares Discreet design, careful construction, and top-shelf tones.  Although it’s a relative newcomer in the…

Modern Drummer
May 28, 2015

Showroom: Introducing Sugar Percussion’s Stave-Built Custom Drums

Founded in 2011 and employing skills honed from twenty years of woodworking, Sugar Percussion constructs stave-shell, solid wood drums by hand, one at a time. There are no stock models, and every drum is built after deliberations and conversations between…

Modern Drummer
Nov 7, 2014