In this video series with Vic Firth Signature artist Jojo Mayer, we will be talking about a textural approach to drumset. Jojo is well-known for his ability to achieve modern, almost electronic-sounding textures on the drums. In these videos, Jojo will reveal some of his secret weapons for creating these sounds and textures.
Developed over years of experimentation with his cutting-edge band Nerve, these concepts push the boundaries of modern music and blur the line between acoustic and electronic music. Try them out for yourself!
PART 1: INTRODUCTION, GROOVES USING DREADLOCKS
Jojo introduces this video series and demonstrates several unique grooves using the Vic Firth Dreadlocks. Dreadlocks feature braided, heavy-guage stainless steel wires for a bold and percussive sound.
Dreadlocks are featured in Nerve’s tune “Derbyshire”, which is demonstrated in this video by the band!
HOW DID HE DO THAT?
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Braided heavy gauge stainless-steel wires produce bold percussive sounds. Strike, scrape or let your imagination create a variety of effects. With hickory handles.
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