This month’s ex­perts

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Chris Burke

He might have been ‘busy’ play­ing Xbox games since leav­ing your favourite drum mag, but Chris hasn’t left his sticks be­hind com­pletely. This month he put down the con­troller long enough to check out a trio of new al­bums from Al­ka­line Trio, Mon­ster Truck and Brit-rock he­roes Therapy?

David WEst

This is­sue, long-term Rhythm scribe David checked a leg­end off his ‘must-in­ter­view’ list by spend­ing an af­ter­noon with Steve Gadd. As well as this, he put An­ton Fig – cur­rently shuf­fling with blues guitar sen­sa­tion Joe Bona­massa – through the Rhyth­mIn­ter­view be­fore catch­ing up with The Joy For­mi­da­ble.

chris barnes

Our gear man has been chas­ing down more hot prod­ucts this is­sue, pop­u­lat­ing the re­views pages with new kit from Spaun, Meinl and a whole lot more. Chris also spoke to Jason McGerr – one of in­die’s most imag­i­na­tive drum­mers – about pro­duc­tion and his ap­proach to writ­ing drum parts for Death Cab For Cutie.

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