Rudimental's Beanie and Anne-Marie's Oli Wiseman talk hybrid set-ups, playing to thousands in stadiums around the world and keeping it locked down on those tight danceable pop grooves. Plus, go hybrid with our guide to incorporating electronics into your acoustic drum kit!
In this month's Rhythm you can find exclusive interviews with Dream Theater's Mike Mangini and UK session stalwart Neal Wilkinson, while Jose Pasillas talks us through six of his best recordings with Incubus.
Win an ATV aFrame worth £1,499. It's the first ‘electro-organic’ instrument of its kind, featuring a module with 40 on-board percussion sounds, with space to add your own, and controls to alter pitch, volume, effect level, decay and bend in extraordinary detail. There’s also a pressure sensor for more expressive and realistic playing – the result is one of the most innovative instruments we've ever seen. And it could be yours in this month's Rhythm!
This month we have expert hands-on reviews of the latest drum gear including SJC's Navigator and Pathfinder kits, Roland SPD::One percussion pads, DW's MFG (MCD) bass drum pedals, Meinl Cymbal Tuners, Paiste 900 Series cymbals and more!
Learn to play the Paul Simon classic '50 Ways To Leave Your Lover' featuring that brilliant Steve Gadd groove, and It Bites' intelligent pop hit 'Calling All The Heroes', plus we have lessons on jazz conga, timbale cascara, starting on the offbeat, recreating sampled rhythms and more!