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Old 01-14-2011, 05:37 PM
mediocrefunkybeat
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Default Re: You're views on Dave Grohl? Technique

Jojo Mayer'- DVD 'Secret Weapons for the Modern Drummer' says that technique is purely a means to an end (of course, I'm paraphrasing) but I wholeheartedly agree. From that point of view, Grohl's playing is technically flawless. He does everything he wants to do and very powerfully. As a model of the modern Rock drummer, he's just about the best model I could think of playing-wise.

Sure, his 'actual' technique is fairly hard and powerful and he doesn't use the subtle ranges available through other methods often but it just doesn't matter. Great musician.
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