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Stick to what you know?

An Italian manufacturer offers new carbon fibre sticks for edrums.

Profile: Kaz Rodriguez

Kaz Rodriguez is a composer, touring session drummer in the
pop scene and well known for his collaborations with Aaron
Spears, Anika Niles, Chris Coleman and Gerald Heyward.

How I use e-drums

Award-winning Australian drummer Ben Ellingworth adds colour
with electronics.

Crush expansion pack for BFD2

American drum maker Crush has no modesty when it comes to
describing its mid-range Sublime AXM Series as “truly a work of
playable art”.

Shuffle study

Raul Vargas looks at shuffle grooves, perhaps the most famous
of which is Toto’s Rosanna, originally played by Jeff Porcaro
and later, Simon Phillips.

My Monster Kit

This month’s showpiece is a converted acoustic kit powered by
Roland’s TD-50 brain, assembled by Karl Franzen from Clinton,

digitalDRUMMER, May 2018