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learn how to play the drums

9 Awesome Reasons to Learn How to Play the Drums

Deciding to play the drums is a great choice. There are many reasons that the drums are a beneficial instrument. It isn’t just because you look cool while you do it either. In fact, the drums

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drumming habits

10 Bad Drumming Habits and How to Fix Them

You’ve recently made the decision to start taking drum lessons. You love the instrument and are giving it your all. A way to give it your all is to attend drum practice and listen to your instructor. As

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electronic drum

7 Compelling Reasons to Buy an Electronic Drum Set

Being a drummer is difficult. Not only are you playing the most physically challenging instrument, but drums are also the loudest and the biggest. Practice sections are likely to upset the neighbors and

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drum beats

7 Drum Beats to Master as a Drummer

Are you interested in learning how to become a drummer with serious skills? Do you want to set the tone for every song that your band creates? If so, then you need to start by learning a few of the most

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beginner drum lessons

Beginner Drum Lessons: What to Look for in Your First Drum Set

The earliest known drum dates back to as early as 5500 B.C. and since then the drummer has become the backbone of any band. The drummer is the band’s heartbeat — they keep the rhythm alive and

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drum exercises for beginners

Drum Exercises for Beginners: How to Use Electronic Drums

Do you fantasize about being the centerpiece of the next classic or alternative rock band, with your top-of-the-line drum set? Do you beat on tables, desks, your legs, or other surfaces to any music

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how to hold drum sticks

A Beginner’s Guide on How to Hold Drum Sticks (the Right Way!)

Are you in the early stages of becoming the world’s greatest drummer? Or are you going back to improve your basic technique? If so, one of the first ports of call is the basic technique of how to

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10 Best Drum Songs For Beginners To Learn With

10 Best Drum Songs For Beginners To Learn With

Learning new songs to play on the drums is a great way to enhance your drumming skills and techniques – not to mention it’s a lot of fun! When you’re just beginning, when you have great drum songs

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The Drumming Machine Demystified

The Drumming Machine Demystified

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a way to make jam sessions in the garage more enjoyable, if you’ve a complete sound studio at home, or if you just like banging on stuff, an electronic

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Drumming Exercises Beginner’s Should Start Practicing Today

Drumming Exercises Beginner’s Should Start Practicing Today

It isn’t enough to simply want to be a famous drummer – you have to put in the work and practice! Even if you do have a regular drum practice routine, you may be wondering how you can make the most

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How To Avoid Hearing Loss While Being An Awesome Drummer

How To Avoid Hearing Loss While Being An Awesome Drummer

We’ve all been there before; your favorite song comes on the radio and you absolutely must turn it up! As the music courses through your veins, you’re feeling amazing and you could dance forever. As

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Everything That You Need To Know About VR Drumming Games

Everything That You Need To Know About VR Drumming Games

The age of virtual reality is upon us. Now you can put on an interactive headset and immerse yourself in a whole new world that you would never be able to experience otherwise. You can walk through

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The Best Drumming Video Games You Should Be Playing

The Best Drumming Video Games You Should Be Playing

In his popular book Outliers, author and researcher Malcolm Gladwell lays out what he calls the "10,000-hour rule." This rule states that anybody can become a world-class expert in anything if they

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The Latest Exercise Craze: Cardio Drumming

The Latest Exercise Craze: Cardio Drumming

Let's face it, America is facing an obesity crisis. Americans have created more exercise programs, and we have more gym memberships per capita than any other country in the world (some people have more

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How To Make A DIY Traditional Drum

How To Make A DIY Traditional Drum

Drums have been around for thousands of years. They are commonly documented in African and Native American tribal paintings and have a distinctive sound that anybody who appreciates music will be able

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How To Setup The Perfect Silent Drum Practice With Mute Pads

How To Setup The Perfect Silent Drum Practice With Mute Pads

As with most other things, becoming a great drummer requires a lot of practice and dedication. Besides being extremely rewarding, learning how to play the drums can help you attain both personal and

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Refine Your Drumming Skills: Internal Clock Training

Refine Your Drumming Skills: Internal Clock Training

There’s no doubt that learning how to play the drums is a challenge, but it’s also extremely satisfying. In addition to this, there are studies that indicate that drumming can even have positive

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The Guide To Drumming Cymbals

The Guide To Drumming Cymbals

When you think about a drum set you usually tend to forget the important shiny members of the kit, but the cymbals are actually one of the most vital parts. Most drum kits come with at least one cymbal

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Ear Protection For Drummers

Ear Protection For Drummers

When playing drums, you need to make sure that it's played at a comfortable level. Drums that exceed the average human hearing (Ex: over 85 decibels) will cause hearing loss if played frequently. The

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Top 10 Unusual Percussion Instruments

Top 10 Unusual Percussion Instruments

The largest group of instruments in an orchestra is called the percussion family. This family of instruments is comprised by instruments that will create a sound when it is scraped, hit, or shaken.

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15 Basic Drumming Techniques Every Drummer Should Know

15 Basic Drumming Techniques Every Drummer Should Know

It’s an exciting day when your new electric drum kit arrives and you want to whip it out the box, assemble it, and start making sweet, sweet music with it. However, before you can do that, you’re

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Learn How To Play Drums And Rock Out Like A Rock Star

Learn How To Play Drums And Rock Out Like A Rock Star

Tommy Lee, Steve Grohl, and Ringo Star all have one thing in common, can you guess what that is? They all know how to play drums and they are an inspiration to many. These drummers have made a name

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Acoustic Vs Electric Drums

Acoustic Vs Electric Drums

The drum is one of the most widely known musical instruments in the world, solely responsible for providing the beat for all of the songs we know and love. With hundreds of variations of drums around

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Electronic Drums Set In Living Room

Reasons To Opt For The Electronic Drum Set

While electronic drums sets have been around since 1980s, they have only recently made a comeback and have been gaining popularity ever since. Earlier versions of electronic drum sets were difficult

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