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Crash Bang Boom Drumming Podcast!
57 minutes | Sep 20, 2021
244_Carson Gant AKA ONE UP DRUM VIDZ
Carson Gant AKA One Up Drums talks about the extensive process of recording his new sample pack, the tedious nature of keeping shakers in time, confusion about Buddy Rich, Obsessing over the Mars Volta & playing in a Mars Volta cover band, Modern Drummer articles as a source of information, the process of breaking down a ton of DILLA beats, studying with his favorite drummer Ray Garraway, the complexities of fluid soloing, dealing with high output of content via social media & postponing the dopamine hits, plus much more!
50 minutes | Sep 13, 2021
Drummer/multi-instrumentalist Greg Saunier of Deerhoof talks about the process of recording many of their records with the members dispersed to different cities and keeping a live feel on their new record Actually, you can, the 26+ years of making music and the varying approaches to recording, Charlie Watts as the ultimate drumming influence, the unorthodox bombast of drummers Brian Chippendale & Zach Hill, the origins of their Love-Lore record, Keith Moon and the wildness he brought to the chemistry of The Who, The Melvins as an influence in the 90’s, working with Mike Watt & Nels Cline, plus much more!
44 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
242_Jason Pierce-Our Lady Peace
Drummer Jason Pierce of Our Lady Peace talks about the isolated means of recording their upcoming record Spiritual Machines II (and the array of drums used on the recording), the truly CRAZIEST series of events that transpired on his FIRST tour in Indonesia with The Weekend (band), the advantages of overdubbing cymbals, the wild ride of his time touring with Paramore, dealing with years of bad technique to resolve pain issues, our mutual love for the Cult & Guns N Roses (and opening up for Guns in Roses with OLP), mutual fascinations with jazz/improvisational musicians, starting to play gigs again with OLP & a whole lot more!
65 minutes | Aug 23, 2021
Carcass drummer Dan Wilding talks about the three years from tracking drums to releasing their new record Torn Arteries, the writing, recording, and artwork of the record, Jody’s brilliant next grind core band, actual carcass removal, the “mindfield” of developing double bass (and maintaining it), technical music not being recorded to click tracks for a change, triggers, learning slow-vs- jumping into the upper tempo hellfire (TM), marching band as a foundation for drummers in the States, and much more!
42 minutes | Aug 16, 2021
240_Ed Toth- The Doobie Brothers
Doobie Brothers drummer Ed Toth talks about rehearsals for the upcoming 50th Anniversary shows with the Doobie Brothers & Michael McDonald, the trippy experience of joining the band having been fan of them growing up, the anomaly that is the band Little Feat and they’re connection to the DB’s, Producer Ted Templeman working with the DB’s & Van Halen, his time with Vertical Horizon and the college radio scene of the late 90’s-early 2000’s, our mutual love for Tower of Power, the magic of seeing The Police and Journey in the 80’s, & much more!
28 minutes | Aug 12, 2021
239_Alec Kossoff- Loss Becomes/ Wings Denied-BK. Drumming Series
Acrobat, parkour enthusiast, stuntman and Drummer of NY ‘s Loss Becomes & Wings Denied; Alec Kossoff talks about the origins of Loss Becomes, how he fell into the world of acrobatics and stunt work as well as the struggles of playing drums growing up in NY apartments with his three brothers, Mormons VS Hasid's, gettin’ slapped in the face with subway piss, grundle rackers (TM), gooch wraps, goin’ whaling (not with Bob Marley), flame-retardant gels, being single in a post-pandemic world (the thirst is real), upcoming shows, making the most of COVID downtime & much more!https://lossbecomes.bandcamp.com/
36 minutes | Aug 9, 2021
238_Andy Granelli_The Distillers/ Seized Up
Drummer Andy Granelli of the Distillers & Seized Up talks about skateboarding and being exposed to punk rock in the bay area, getting the Distillers gig and some of the awesome gigs they’ve played/Andy & Jody recount mutual spiral staircase gigs they’ve played, looking back on the 90’s as a pre-internet age with rock at the forefront, the challenges of playing fast, clown feet, pros & cons of drum lessons, Guns N Roses seeming dangerous in the 80’s, plus much more!Pic C/O Peter_Saporito
49 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
237_Blair Sinta- Alanis Morissette, Chris Cornell, Annie Lennox, Stevie Nicks & more
Live/Session Drummer Blair Sinta who has worked with Chris Cornell, Stevie Nicks, Annie Lennox, Alanis Morissette, Melissa Etheridge and many more talks about the 20 + years of developing his home studio and getting calls during COVID to help fellow drummers develop their home studios, his extensive drum collection (and some of his favorite drums), why the band Spoon is so cool, some of our favorite producers, how When the Levee Breaks” was his inspiration for paired down mic setups, the importance of getting the kit to sound good first when recording, some valuable lessons learned in working with Producer Glenn Ballard for tracks with Alanis Morissette & Annie Lennox, as well as a track for Stevie Nicks, ergonomics and pain management plus much more!https://www.blairsinta.com/
39 minutes | Jul 25, 2021
236_ Greg Travasos- Radiant Knife
Greg Travasos of Lafayette, LA’s Radiant Knife talks about swamp -vs-desert heat and shedding pounds during Louisiana summer rehearsals, their new split on sludge lord recordings with Baton Rouge’s Woorms, some of the concepts, art and recording process’ behind 2020’s fantastic double release; The Body & The Ghost, the bizarre 20+ years of how Jody knows guitarist/vocalist Stephen Sheppert, influential bands in Lafayette and some of the more extreme music he gravitated towards early on, Neil Peart as a direct (and indirect) influence, recent 80’s hair metal obsessions and going to see Queensryche/ Motley Crue in the 80’s /90’s, porn mags in tree houses, gigs in Serbia plus much more!https://radiantknife.bandcamp.com/
51 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
Train drummer Matt Musty recalls the series of shows leading right up to Covid lockdowns, recounts some of his favorite studios and some of the great producers that he’s worked with along the way, the audition for Train and his mantra is going into auditions, some of the more special Train gigs he’s played, warm-up routines with Grace Potter for two hour shows -vs- 90 minute Train shows, Jody’s 100 year old ankles, the beauty of Acrolite snares, his fairly minimal drum collection, the challenges of playing modern country and some of the Nashville greats, the chameleon that is Matt Chamberlain, growing up on a farm in rural New Hampshire, film/commercial work ( and why perfume commercials are absurd) plus much more! Resynator Trailer: https://vimeo.com/368892757Photo: Mike Kline
34 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
234_Ian Maciak AKA: Ianhitsdrums- Machinedrum/Solo
Drummer Ian Maciak aka @ianhitsdrums talks about hunkering down and developing his home studio during COVID, his work with the group Machinedrum & the process of doubling sequenced drums with live drums (as well as the hopes for some big touring/production plans), how electronic music itself was a bigger influence rather than other drummers interpretations of it, how he rarely practices hand technique, his High School band instructor that also gave him lessons on the kit, his take on altering snare sounds, his go-to Sugar Percussion drums, producing online content, Telefon Tel Aviv as an influence, & much more!Insta: @anhitsdrumsPatreon.com/ianhitsdrumsMachinedrum album ‘A View of U’ is out on all platforms!
40 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
Vektor drummer Mike Ohlson talks about the unfortunate timing of joining the band just before COVID cancellations, the challenges in learning the material and non-stop listening involved, some of the more challenging sections, how he inadvertently found himself getting calls to play thrash, getting his home studio together, some of his early influences as well as modern ones, the mad genius of guitarist/vocalist Dave DiSanto, some off his influential instructors, drummers of the band Death and Todd Sucherman of Styx as an influence, swapping’ stories of ridiculous gigs, plus much more!
47 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
Drummer Dudley Tait of Scotish psych, sci-fi, stoner, progg, epic-journey 5 peice band DVNE (pronounced DUNE) talks about the delayed release of their new album Etemen Ænka on Metal Blade records and some of the postponed touring that is planned to resume this year, the process of recording the record and how it differed from previous ones, some of the sci-fi concepts behind their records, the origins of the band in Scotland and how good Europe has been to them, some of the more bizarre shows they played, his love for Jiu Jitsu and much more!https://songs-of-arrakis.bandcamp.com/
31 minutes | Jun 14, 2021
231_Justin Sherrell & Phil SanGiacomo-Somnuri__Brooklyn Drumming Series.19
Drummer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist Justin Sherrell and drummer Phil SanGiacomo of Somnuri stop in to talk their new record Nefarious Wave, the process of recording it, mixing it, the slow build up with videos and press all leading up to the June 4th release, bong hits and feral children in the woods, Justin’s first (stolen) franken-kit and the how the subsequent convalescence from being shot led to him playing guitar, how Public Enemy & Pantera were game changers, ubiquitous rednecks, their best show -vs-their not so great show, another absurd round of names for Phil & a whole lot more!https://www.bluesfuneral.com/products/us-order-somnuri-nefarious-wave-worldwide-lphttps://somnuri.bandcamp.com/
40 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
230_John Sherman-Red Fang
Red Fang drummer John Sherman talks about the 1000+ shows they’ve played, getting back to drumming after a year of construction and acclimating to not touring, shelving their new record Arrows (due out June 4th) for a year, deciding to work with producer Chris Funk again and to stay in Portland for the recording, not using click tracks in the studio and click alternatives with delay, listening to jazz during the pandemic, touring pains and playing through injuries, decibel limits in Europe, playing between death metal bands, the beauty of Soundgarden and a truly bizarre gig shortly after Chris Cornell’s passing, booking tours with phone cards and using snail mail for cassette tapes plus much more!https://www.redfang.net/Pic C/O: James Rexroad
46 minutes | May 31, 2021
229_Atreyu-Brandon Saller & Kyle Rosa
Former Drummer/now lead vocalist Brandon Saller and present drummer Kyle Rosa of Atreyu (and Hell or High Water) talk about Brandon’s shift to lead vocals, incorporating Kyle into the drum role, their history starting with Hell or High Water (and the literal line of drummers auditioning for the gig), the four days of prep before Kyle’s first Atreyu tour, Cave In’s influence, playing with a variety of bands forth beginning and how that still continues, some of the more ridiculous shows they’ve played, how music streaming is beneficial in toady’s world, Kyle & Brandon’s Holy Trinity of drummers, pigeons the drum world & a whole lot more!!https://www.atreyuofficial.com/Pic: Insta: @timcayem
41 minutes | May 24, 2021
228_Tyler Coburn-Yautja, Thou, Gnarwhal
Yautja/Thou/Gnarwhal drummer Tyler Coburn talks about spending time in the woods during Covid, trying to adjust to a life off the road, the experience of recording drums at Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio and sitting on Yautja's new record "the Lurch" for a year, his go-to kit that he’s had since he started playing, a couple of especially bizarre shows, recalling his first gig ever, psyching oneself out in the studio, playing shows with Revocation, Inter Arma, Rivers of Nihil & Trap Them, playing double sets with Yautja and Thou, and the eagerness to get back out there and rock your faces off! https://yautja.bandcamp.com/Pic C/O: INSTA: @nicholassayers
60 minutes | May 10, 2021
226__Ronn Dunnett- Dunnett Snares, George Way Drums
Founder/Owner & all around drum guru; Ronn Dunnett of Dunnett snares & George Way drums talks about the surprisingly good year of 2020, the process of developing his signature Titanium snare line, “tensioning” over “tuning” drums, the broad tuning range and wide snare beds that are a hallmark of his snare line, the overhyped nature of bearing edges and seamless shells, the mystical world of tuning drums, designing a unique throw-off as well as other hardware tweaks with throw-offs, quick releases and adjustable ventilation designed with more functionality in mind, the often overlooked history of the George Way drum line and why he wanted to continue the legacy, killer sounding kits in barns , mountain biking, motorcycling & much more! https://www.dunnett.com/Live Stream May 15 !:https://m.facebook.com/dunnettclassicdrums/
35 minutes | May 10, 2021
227_Chris Paprota-Gnarbot, Instructor
Drummer Chris Paprota of Gnarbot talks about their upcoming record and the challenges of tracking the drums some time ago, his recent obsession with four track cassette recorders, his connection to Philly Drum Co kit, early -vs- modern fusion drummers, the reverse gateways that Prog & Fusion provide, his list of up & coming drummers, some of the more important lessons (and words of advice) imparted unto him from his drum instructors, prodigal players in the age of information overload, his Dad’s obsession with Metal, being a multi-instrumentalist on his solo records, & much more!https://chrispaprotamusic.com/
64 minutes | May 3, 2021
225_Scott Pellegrom- Clinician, Studio Drummer, Instructor
Drummer, clinician & instructor Scott Pellegrom talks about re-calibrating his priorities during COVID, maximizing one’s creativity on the kit and looking to alternative sources of inspiration, how Poison (the band) lead him to an electronic/ NIN Inch Nails obsession, Jazz snobbery, the lineage of altering acoustic kits, Yes & King Crimson live in the 70’s, our mutual fascination with the 90’s (and 91’ in particular), Dave Grohl as the Ringo of the 90’s, His experience with Neil Peart’s kit, misconceptions on foot technique, high energy kids in school, drum yoda’s & social shape shifters, monkeys & exotic birds, plus much more!https://www.scottpellegrom.com/
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