So, you want to buy your first electronic drum kit.
But which one is the best pick for you?
Personally, I recommend electronic drums by Roland.
They are also known as V-Drums, offering everything needed to learn playing the drums right from the start.
I’ve been using my Roland TD-1DMK since 2019.
If you’ve watched some of my YouTube videos, you might already know it.
That’s why I recommend their electronic drum kits:
I’m convinced they are worth your money.
Obviously, there have to be various reasons why I recommend Roland electronic drum sets for beginners.
We’ll take a look at 10 of their benefits in this drumming guide.
I’m solely sharing my personal
- and opinion
to help you find the best electronic drum set.
This guide is not sponsored by Roland.
With that said, let’s take a look at the first benefit: Continue reading “Roland Electronic Drums: 10 Reasons Why I Recommend Them”
Are drum lessons worth your cash?
After all, you could teach yourself to play the drums.
However, there are some powerful benefits to drum lessons you simply can’t ignore.
Let’s take a look at 13 of them in this drumming guide. Continue reading “Why Drum Lessons? 13 Powerful Benefits You Can’t Ignore”
What is a drum fill?
And how can you tell it apart from a drum groove or beat?
In this short guide for beginners, you’ll learn
- a simple definition of drum fills (or fill-ins)
- and what sets them apart from beats or grooves.
This knowledge will not only help you understand your drumming exercises better.
It will also give you precious insights on why you’re playing what you’re playing on the drum kit.
Agreed! 😀 Continue reading “What Is A Drum Fill?”
Learning very easy drum beats is a great idea:
As a beginner, you
- can memorize them quite fast,
- play them to many popular songs or
- use them to expand your drumming vocabulary.
Each of the 8 drum beats I’m going to explain in today’s guide is perfectly suited for beginners on the drum set.
I’m sharing a free sheet music PDF with our 8 very easy drum beats as well.
Just download the notes and add them to your collection of drums sheet music. Continue reading “8 Very Easy Drum Beats For Beginners (Free Notes)”
Are drum notes for beginners hard to learn?
How do they look like?
And what else should you know about drums sheet music?
In this guide, you’ll learn how to easily read & understand drum notes.
We’ll have a look at the notation for a standard drum kit, including the
- bass drum or kick,
- snare drum,
as well as the
cymbals. Continue reading “Drum Notes For Beginners: How To Read & Understand Them”
How long does it take to learn drums?
As a drum teacher, I’ve heard this question a lot.
Are you wondering as well?
Then it’s time to find your answer:
How long will it take you to learn drums?
Spoiler alert: Continue reading “How Long Does It Take To Learn Drums: According To Drum Teacher”
Are you ready for your 1st blues shuffle drum beat?
Yeah, awesome! 🙂
My free drum notes will help you master this awesome groove.
Feel free to download the PDF and start learning your first shuffle on the drums.
It’s a versatile groove I’m sure you will love to play.
To help you get the feeling for the blues on drums, I will also link a video with a great tune in this blog post.
It’s a drumless track in 6/8, but you can also use it for practicing our blues shuffle.
And now, let’s take a look at the bluesy beat, shall we? 🙂 Continue reading “1st Blues Shuffle Drum Beat”
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 guide, you’ll learn 7 fun & easy beats.
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 the dots later on.)
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)”
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?”