DRUMS & PERCUSSION

How is a Snare Drum Made?

Ever thought about how is a snare drum made? The construction and process of creating an instrument greatly impacts its tonal possibilities. Let's take a look at the construction of a snare drum. A snare drum or side drum is a percussion instrument that...

Who Invented the Cymbals?

If we're talking about the history of the cymbals, we have to go back in time quite a lot. The reason for that is that percussion instruments are probably the first instruments ever. Hitting two things together can produce a lot of different sounds even...

How to Measure Snare Drums

Players have a lot of freedom when choosing snares, but it is important to correctly measure a snare to get a feel for how it will sound before buying one. The dimensions of a snare drum will affect not only the sound that you hear, but also the whole mix...

How to Fix Cymbal Cracks

You probably know the feeling already - you're jamming to a very aggressive rock song and suddenly there is a massive crack in your cymbal! Luckily, you're quite handy with tools in general so you're thinking of repairing your cymbal before spending a lot...

Essential Drum Lessons for Kids – Definitive Learning Guide

Introduction: Most people will agree to the fact that drums are among some of the hardest instruments to play. This might be true, but that doesn't mean that drums are reserved for adults. In fact, some of the most talented drummers have started at a very young age....

21 Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument

Introduction: Since ancient times, musicians have always been regarded with respect and admiration. But there is more to being a musician that meets the eye or, in this case, the ear! Musicianship comes with a lot of struggles and hurdles but these challenges shape...

9 Influential Drummers you need to start following now!

If you are learning an instrument or practically anything you are pursuing in life, one of the best decisions you can take is finding a mentor. Someone how's playing and art inspires you and fills your mind with creativity and new ideas. That's why we create this...

4 ways to learn how to play a double stroke roll | Drum rudiments

Welcome to another free drum lesson about essential rudiments, it's time to learn how to play a double stroke roll. Please, be sure you've mastered how to play a single stroke roll before you start practicing this rudiment. What's a double stroke roll?   Like other...

3 ways to learn how to play a single stroke roll | Drum rudiments

In this free drum lesson, we will show how to play a single stroke roll one of the most common rudiments that every drummer should know about. Let us start from the beginning, the single stroke roll is one of the essential drum rudiments that you need to master, no...

How to play the single paradiddle | Master your rudiments

Welcome to another free drum lesson about rudiments, in this case, "how to play a single paradiddle". Here you'll find everything you need to learn this technique the proper way and some exercises to implement your new knowledge over the drum set. What is a...

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