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Groove Of The Month – February 2017

“Go With The Flow” – Queens Of The Stone Age – 2002 – Dave Grohl – 160bpm A good drum hook can be more powerful than any guitar riff. There is no band that does it better than Queens Of The Stone Age. Josh Homme, the band’s songwriter, producer, guitar player, and frontman has worked…




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CHROMEY! – PASIC 2016 Recap

Our interview with Chris Schneberger, one of the handlers of CHROMEY, Neil Peart’s actual drumkit from the early days of RUSH! Join the Chromey Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/chromey/ Get involved with Drumstrong: https://www.facebook.com/DRUMSTRONG




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Groove Of The Month – December 2016

“Vasoline” – Stone Temple Pilots – 1994 – Eric Kretz – 84bpm At PASIC 2016, I saw both JoJo Mayer and Jost Nickel talk about their interpretative use of the paradiddle on the drumset. In both cases they were at least in part talking about the idea that interpretation of a rhythm is as important…




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Groove Of The Month – June 2016

When Doves Cry – Prince – 1984 – Prince (Programming) – 126bpm Choosing a Prince song to be a Groove Of The Month was no easy task. There were just so many interesting and funky grooves to choose from. Eventually we settled on “When Doves Cry” from 1984’s Purple Rain. With so many great musical…




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Groove Of The Month – May 2016

“Locked Out Of Heaven” – Bruno Mars – 2012 – Homer Steinweiss – 148bpm This month’s groove comes from Bruno Mars’ 2012 hit “Locked Out Of Heaven.” Homer Steinweiss of the Dap-Kings and countless New York sessions gives us this tight beat that due to its lack of a kick on count one propels the…




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Groove Of The Month – April 2016

“My Doorbell” – The White Stripes – 96bpm – Meg White – 2005 This month we take a look at Meg White’s deep pocket on The White Stripes “My Doorbell.” This groove again falls into the category of very easy to play on its surface, yet much harder to play in the correct feel, which…