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This Is Your Brain on Polyrhythms

May 25, 2011


Lately I’ve been studying polyrhythms for the drum set with one of the foremost teachers on the subject- Peter Magadini. A polyrhythm is defined as two corresponding, simultaneous but loosely related rhythms based on a mixture of subdivisions such as even (8th notes, 16ths) and odd (triplets, quintuplets, septuplets, etc.). Thinking contrapuntally, all contrapuntal rhythms […]

Hello, my name is Dave Brogan, and I’m a drummer.

May 18, 2011


Welcome to my brand new blog. After sifting through dozens of very unsexy, unfunky page styles I finally settled on this one. It’s called “Inuit Types.” I picked it because I liked the name. Reminds me of “Inca Roads,” the great Zappa song. (Did – a – vehicle, didavehicle-didavehicle?) I am creating a self-designed program […]