WR768: Ben Reimer

Episode 768 February 16, 2023 00:46:35
WR768: Ben Reimer
Witchpolice Radio
WR768: Ben Reimer

Feb 16 2023 | 00:46:35

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Sam Thompson

Show Notes

Great conversation with contemporary drum kit specialist Ben Reimer! Really enjoyed this one.

We talked about expanding the horizons of the drum kit into forms of classical music, the melodic playing on his Katana of Choice LP, working with composers, using techniques from genres like metal in symphonic settings (classical blastbeats!) and much more.
 
NOTE: As I mention in the intro, my trusty old memory card finally crapped out on me after hundreds of episodes, so this is the backup audio, which means my side of the conversation sounds a little rougher than usual, but it's absolutely still listenable. (I've since acquired a new card, don't worry).
 
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