UK funk star Pete Ray Biggin tells us about pop sessions with Amy Winehouse, laying down the perfect funk groove with the PB Underground, his new book and his challenging gigs with Level 42 and Stewart Copeland’s Gizmodrome! Plus a free groove video lesson from Pete!
UK session veteran Stuart Elliot tells us about playing with Al Stewart, Cockney Rebel and on Kate Bush’s biggest hits. Learn how to play funk with Rhythm’s guide to playing like the funk greats! Cyrus Bolooki tells us about 20 years with pop-punk stars New Found Glory, we talk to Brand New Heavies’ Jan Kincaid about his new musical project MF Robots and we get behind the kit with the legendary Mick Fleetwood.
Win a Special Edition London Drum Show Audix D6 Mic worth £199!
If you caught any of the main stage action at the 2017 London Drum Show, you will have experienced the full might of Audix's top-rated drum mic range. And in this month's Rhythm you can win one of these D6 dynamic mics. Ideal for capturing the low-end of bass drums or large toms both on stage and in the studio, it can handle sound pressure levels in excess of 144 dB, while the D6's cardioid pickup pattern makes it ideal of isolation and feedback control.
You can win one of these brilliant kick drum mics in this month's Rhythm!
Our gear review photography is second to none, so you can really see the beauty of the fantastic gear our experts cast their eye and sticks over each month.
This month we bring you expert reviews of brand new drum gear from Tama (the gorgeous Superstar Classic Maple you can see here), Code drum heads, SJC, Provenance and more.
This month's drum tuition includes lessons in 3-over-4 four way independence, grooving with purpose, linear four-stroke ruffs, 5 and 7 sticking combinations, paradiddle diddles and more!
Learn to play Sly Dunbar's groove on Grace Jones' 'Private Life' and Josh Freese's drum part on A Perfect Circle's 'The Outsider'.