A metronome is an essential tool for any drummer – beginner or experienced. Every drummer should have one and know how to use it – it’s invaluable to developing your ‘internal clock’ and a great way to track your progress on the instrument. Continue reading “Free Beginner Drums Metronome”
In the last article about gigging an e-kit we talked about getting the kit gig-ready – sorting the sounds and configuring the module. Well a LOT has happened since then. I gigged my trusty Yamaha DTX-750K for about 1 year in a range of venues from smalls pubs to clubs and large function spaces. I’ll cut to the chase – it was a nightmare! Continue reading “Gigging an Electronic Drum Kit – Part 3”
In the last article we talked about the pros and cons of e-kit vs acoustic kit for starting out on drums. If you’ve opted for your first drum kit to be acoustic, congratulations you’ve made a wise choice! Continue reading “First Drum Kit (part 2) – Acoustic Kit Buyers Guide”
This is the most subjective thing in the world, ever. It is also a list that changes, for me, on almost a daily basis. But regardless here’s 5 inspirational videos all drummers should watch.
I’m often asked by young budding drummers “What CD’s should I listen to?” and of course the answer is “Anything and everything!”. It’s so subjective and even top drummers wouldn’t be able to agree on a definitive ‘Top 10’ list of music all drummers should listen to. Continue reading “Recommended Listening for Drummers”