This month’s experts
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?
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.
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.