How long should you practice the drums as a beginner?
And should you practice every day for best progress?
These are two frequently asked questions by drum beginners.
In this article, I’m going to answer both for you.
Let’s start off with this one: Continue reading “For Best Progress: How Long & How Often Practice Drums As A Beginner?”
Ah, Blues drum beats!
Wonderful grooves for a lovely music genre.
In this article, you’ll learn 7 of them.
The patterns are written in the 12/8 time signature (which is really popular in Blues!) and include
- eighth notes
- and pauses as well as
- dotted quarter notes. (I will explain dots in music later on.)
So to start off, let’s take a glimpse at our 7 blues drum beats not only starters will have a blast learning. Continue reading “7 Easy Blues Drum Beats For Starters (+ Free Notes)”
What do you learn from drumming?
I guess to play the drums? 😀
Not so funny joke aside: There’s more to it.
Learning to play the drums has quite some benefits to offer.
Finally, it’s not about hitting a bunch of drums and cymbals by accidents.
There’s a lot to learn from drumming besides of cool beats and rhythms.
In this article, let’s dig into the mindset part of learning this lovely set of instruments. Continue reading “What Do You Learn From Drumming (Besides Of Playing The Drums) ?”
Really? Drums can be tuned?
You can tune your drums. 🙂
Actually, a lot of people ask me this question.
A student of mine as well.
His problem was:
Due to a bad sounding drum kit at home, he didn’t feel like practicing.
So, we had to fix this issue.
And we did.
In today’s article, you’ll learn how. Continue reading “Can Drums Be Tuned & If So, How?”
Drumming for beginners can be hard.
I mean, like really hard.
There’s just so much going on.
A lot to learn.
And a lot to suck at.
No wonder, why drumming for beginners – and not only them, trust me! – seems so hard.
Is there anything you can do to make learning to play the drums easier?
Glad you ask. 🙂
I’m sharing 13 lucky drumming tips with you.
Why are they lucky, you ask?
As they were a game changer for me, they certainly can do the trick for you as well.
To make it short:
My 13 tips will help you to get into drumming not only way easier, but also with more fun.
Also, the drumming tips for beginners are not in a special order or something.
Each of them can be a huge benefit for you.
The tips I’m sharing in this article are based on my own drumming experience.
I’ve been making music for over 15 year, including teaching the drums and cajon since Friday the 13th September 2013.
See a pattern? 😉
So I know they work.
Not for somebody.
But for you. Continue reading “Drumming For Beginners: 13 Lucky Tips You Wish Somebody Shared With You Earlier”
Why do you drum?
That’s a great question to think about.
Let’s do so in today’s article. Continue reading “Why Do You Drum?”
What drums are in a drum set:
Let’s answer it. 🙂 Continue reading “What Drums Are In A Drum Set?”
Linear drumming is awesome! Basically, you play one instrument at the time.
This gives you a lot of freedom to experiment with great drum beats.
However, it could be a little overwhelming to find the right starting point for starting out with linear drumming.
So I wrote this easy guide to help you master the basics of this really cool way of playing the drums today.
But first, let’s answer this important question: Continue reading “How To Master The Basics Of Linear Drumming Today”
Punk drum beats? Big love.
Despite my classical training, that’s where I come from in terms of music.
Finally, I kind of started my musical journey playing melodic punk rock in an all-girl band.
So in this article, you’ll find a bunch of really cool punk drum beats from famous songs in a free drum notes PDF.
The beats are
- full of energy
- and sound awesome.
Or, let’s say it in five words: definitley worth your practice time.
And yes, most of them are quite fast if you want to play them to the original songs.
So they can give you a challenge behind the kit.
That’s part of the fun. 🙂
Yeah! Continue reading “6 Punk Drum Beats Of Famous Songs Worth Your Practice Time”
Is drumming easy or hard? That’s a great question. And one I happen to hear a lot. Unfortunately, there’s no overall answer. It depends, after all.
To help you make a decision for learning drums, however, I’ll share some personal advice with you. Continue reading “Is Drumming Easy?”