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Drummer Talk 216 – Dombek 101

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 216 – Dombek 101

Troy is live in the studio today and we explore the basics of Middle Eastern dombek rhythms. In the news, we cover Ginger Baker’s grumpy take on the Rolling Stones, and how science proves that drummers are smart!

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Drummer Talk 198 – Mallet Wrapping 101

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 198 – Mallet Wrapping 101

It’s an interactive show this week as Dave shows you how to wrap (re-wrap) yarn mallets!  In the news, we talk about Bill Ward’s solo album, the end of the Mike Portnoy/Dream Theater saga, more Cheap Trick legal snarls, Questlove and the Roots’ move to the Tonight Show, and what Pink Floyd thinks about Spotify?

Check out below for the accompanying video for today’s show.

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Drummer Talk 196 – Rudimental Refresher (Part 3)

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 196 – Rudimental Refresher (Part 3)

We round out our rudimental refresher series today as we cover the drag rudiments. In the news, Dave and Troy discuss the return of Tico Torres to Bon Jovi, epic drummer wanted posters, what’s the deal with cymbalvote.com, and Visible Music College’s Drumathon 9.

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Drummer Talk 195 – Rudimental Refresher (Part 2)

Drummer Talk

Drummer Talk 195 – Rudimental Refresher (Part 2)

We continue our rudimental refresher series as we cover the diddle and flam rudiments.

In the news, we talk about our favorite fills, you can win Will Calhoun’s drum kit, DrumChannel.com is giving away tickets to an Aaron Spears masterclass, the dos and don’ts of metal drumming, Vic Firth’s new synthetic stick, Stewart Copeland’s new documentary kickstarter, Steve Gadd’s new album, and Drumathon 9!

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