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Drummer Talk 206 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 3)

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Drummer Talk 206 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 3)

We wrap up our review of new gear debuted at the NAMM 2014 show! In the news, we learn what happens when Will Ferrell claims to be Chad Smith, why Kenny Aronoff had to sit in with Styx, what’s up with all the late night bands, and the top 10 songs known for their drumming.

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Drummer Talk 205 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 2)

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Drummer Talk 205 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 2)

We continue our tour of new and interesting gear from NAMM 2014 with a look at new cymbal offerings. We all talk about the 50th anniversary of the Beatles British invasion, Max Roach’s collection at the Libray of Congress, Sabian’s acquisition of Billdidit, Inc, and we hear a sweet solo from a DT listener!

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Drummer Talk 204 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 1)

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Drummer Talk 204 – New from NAMM 2014 (Part 1)

We’re covering the coolest and newest gear coming from NAMM 2014 for the next couple of shows!  In news, Questlove is named Time’s coolest person of 2013, the 2014 Hit Like a Girl contest is open for entries, the Red Hot Chili Peppers Karaoke through the Super Bowl, and we discuss 11 bands where the drummer is the coolest member!

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Chad Smith played to a track during Super Bowl Halftime! Is this a big deal?

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Chad Smith played to a track during Super Bowl Halftime! Is this a big deal?

If you blinked, you may have missed the Red Hot Chili Peppers performing in the 2014 Super Bowl Halftime show with Bruno Mars.  They certainly gave a crazy (and topless) performance, but if you thought it sounded too good, you may have been on to something. Turns out, the boys were playing along to a track! Dun-dun-dunnnnnnnnn.

Amid all the controversy, however, Flea has come out to explain things and basically says it’s just business.

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P.S. They are auctioning off this gently used kit for charity!

Bruno Mars proves that everyone loves a drum solo

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Bruno Mars proves that everyone loves a drum solo

In case you were not one of the 150 million people watching the Super Bowl, you may have missed Bruno Mars opening up the halftime show with a pretty killer drum solo.  Watch it here, while you still can…

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Station to Station – Drumming in a Train Station!

YOSHIMIO, Sawyer, and Bharoocha gathered in the lobby of Pittsburgh’s Union Station for a gorgeous impromptu drum show, which then segued into an energetic outdoor turn by the Kansas City Marching Cobras. Dancers flipped, shook, and pulled onlookers from the crowd along with them — drums rocketing into the night sky.

Thanks to DT reader, Chris McGowan for the pin!

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Win Will Calhoun’s Kit!

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Win Will Calhoun’s Kit!

So what do world famous A-list drummers do with their old gear? Apparently, they give it away! Living Colour’s Will Calhoun, with the help of Modern Drummer,  is giving away his “Lazer Canary” yellow Mapex kit. The contest ends November 30.

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