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Drummer Talk 229 – Spotlight on Salyers Percussion

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Drummer Talk 229 – Spotlight on Salyers Percussion

I sit down with Bruce Salyers of Salyers Percussion on today’s episode to talk mallet wrapping, entrepreneurship, and business success.

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Drummer Talk 228 – Playing Authentically

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Drummer Talk 228 – Playing Authentically

Troy unpacks what it really means to play “authentically” on today’s show. In the news, we discuss Tama’s new Silverstar drums, why a band in NJ did to get busted by the cops, AC/DC’s new record, the last mention of the Dave Lombardo saga, and what’s next for Radiohead.

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Drummer Talk 227 – 5 Tips for Getting Gigs That Have Nothing to Do with Chops!

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Drummer Talk 227 – 5 Tips for Getting Gigs That Have Nothing to Do with Chops!

On today’s episode, Dave and Troy discuss 5 tips for getting gigs that have nothing to do with chops.

We also answer a listener question about soundproofing, and hear from one of those “Supra” guys!

In the news, we check in on Benny Greb’s fundraiser, discuss a world record attempt, discover who’s filling in for Joey Kramer, listen to a crazy mash-up of drumming and throat singing, and look at the top five Dave Grohl beats.

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Drummer Talk 226 – Tuning 201: The Kick

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Drummer Talk 226 – Tuning 201: The Kick

We wrap up part 3 of our 3 part series on tuning with a discussion on the kick drum.

In the news, we discuss the Crescent Cymbal/Sabian partnership, just who is the new drummer for Slipknot, what did Dave Lombardo have to say about Slayer’s current lineup, who is filling in on drums for Primus, the results of the Bonham memorial concert, and US Navy band auditions!

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Drummer Talk 225 – Tuning 201: The Toms

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Drummer Talk 225 – Tuning 201: The Toms

We’re back for part 2 of our 3-part series exploring tuning! Today, we go in-depth with the toms. In news, both Kings of Lean and Aerosmith have to cancel shows due to drummer health issues, Dave Grohl terrifies us with his Foo Fighters teasers, and Slipknot still wont make with the new drummer’s name!

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Drummer Talk 224 – Tuning 201: The Snare Drum

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Drummer Talk 224 – Tuning 201: The Snare Drum

We start part 1 of our 3 part series on drum tuning by discussing all of the considerations for the snare drum. In news, we cover catching DCI finals live, winning sweet Kaman gear from Modern Drummer, King Crimson’s reunion toour, how Tim Alexander’s heart surgery has affected the Primus tour, we listen to a snare drum quartet, and we get a feeling for what it’s like inside a lesson with Stewart Copeland.

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Drummer Talk 223 – The Art of Sitting In

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Drummer Talk 223 – The Art of Sitting In

It’s a special Saturday show today as Dave and Troy discuss the art of sitting in as well as unveil brand new ways you can help support Drummer Talk! In news, we discuss the 26th annual Guitar Center Drum-Off, Chad Channing’s plan for a Nirvana reunion, the Bonham memorial, and we pay tribute to the late Idris Muhammad.

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Drummer Talk 222 – Surviving The “Pro” Audition

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Drummer Talk 222 – Surviving The “Pro” Audition

We’re back from our Summer hiatus with a show on how to survive the “pro” audition! It’s kind of a sad news day as we explore why Chris Slade left AC/DC, talk about the passing of Tommy Ramone, and how both Tim Alexander and Dennis Chambers wound up in the hospital!

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Drummer Talk 221 – Spotlight on Gary Husband

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Drummer Talk 221 – Spotlight on Gary Husband

The amazingly talented, Gary Husband, joins us on today’s episode to Drummer Talk.

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Drummer Talk 220 – Breaking Into a New Scene

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Drummer Talk 220 – Breaking Into a New Scene

Dave and Prof. Troy talk about how to break into the music scene when moving to a new town. In news, we chat about along lost forgotten Beatle, how to best dispatch an Internet troll, who the next drum battle victim will be, and the departure of Dave Mackintosh from Dragonforce.

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Drummer Talk 219 – The Truth About the Click Track

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Drummer Talk 219 – The Truth About the Click Track

We challenge the stigma of recording to click tracks on today’s show. In news, we uncover the winner of The Greatest Drummer of All Time brackets, we check out the Ferrell/Smith drum battle, what’s new with Midnight Oil and The Monkees, we listen to a painful clip from Whiplash, and we wish a happy birthday to Mr. Bernard Purdie!

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Drummer Talk 218 – Billy Cobham and the “Art of the Rhythm Section” Retreat

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Drummer Talk 218 – Billy Cobham and the “Art of the Rhythm Section” Retreat

The legendary Billy Cobham join me on today’s show to discuss his upcoming “Art of the Rhythm Section” Retreat! We also chat about living in Europe, turning 70, and breaking into the NY studio scene.

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Drummer Talk 217 – Spotlight on Daniel Glass

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Drummer Talk 217 – Spotlight on Daniel Glass

Dave and Troy chat it up with the historically amazing, Daniel Glass, on today’s show!

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Drummer Talk 216 – Dombek 101

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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 215 – Preventing Hearing Loss and Damage

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Drummer Talk 215 – Preventing Hearing Loss and Damage

Audiologist and all-around very smart person, Dr. Cari Griffin, joins us on the show today to discuss how to prevent hearing loss and hearing damage.

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