Some play the drums barefoot.
Other drummers wear socks.
What about you?
How do you drum?
I used to go for socks when I started out as a female drummer.
However, I changed to drumming with shoes some time ago.
But what is actually better?
Play the drums barefoot, with shoes or maybe socks? Continue reading “Play The Drums Barefoot? Here’s Why I Prefer Shoes”
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?”
Uhm … How often should I practice drums as a beginner?
That’s a question I get asked a lot.
So to help you out, I’ll answer it in this article.
Also, you’ll find some helpful tips to get the most out of your practice time.
Even if you’re a quite busy person:
You can still rock the drum set.
Yeah! 🙂 Continue reading “How Often You Should Practice Drums As A Beginner”
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”
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”
Music practice strategies are gold worth. Why?
They drastically reduce your practice effort while maximizing your results.
It’s not about the what. It’s about the how.
If you follow music practice strategies, you’ll soon understand the importance of them.
So what are my top picks for you? Continue reading “My 9 Favorite Music Practice Strategies (Not Only For Drummers)”
Triplet drum grooves?
One word: YEAH!
It can’t be just me, right? 🙂
So in this article, you’ll find a free drum notes PDF with fancy & fun to play drum beats.
Each of them is based on triplets.
In addition to your sheet music, you’ll also find some helpful practice tips.
Because let’s be real:
Triplets are awesome, but can be a challenge not only for beginners behind the kit.
To start off with, let’s take a look at our grooves. Continue reading “Triplet Drum Grooves Free PDF Sheet Music”
What? Practice drums without drums?! Hey Manu, you must be kidding. Or … is it possible?
Yep. It is.
That’s the short answer. You can practice drums without drums. No matter if you’re the acoustic or electronic drum type.
But how? And what else is there to know about this style of learning? Let’s look into it. Continue reading “Can You Practice Drums Without Drums?”
Wait … Practice drumming smart? Isn’t hard the way to go?
Well. Yes. And no.
After all, you will have some other tasks to do besides of practicing the drum kit. So it’s necessary to spend your available time wisely.
For this reason, practicing hard might not be the best decision for you. It’s the smart way
- saving you time while
- helping you achieve your drumming goals
right as you go.
So, how do you practice drumming smart? Let’s look into it. Continue reading “Why You Need To Practice Drumming Smart & How To Do So”
A powerful drum practice routine is hands down the best tool for becoming a great musician.
It helps you achieve your goals and will improve your drumming skills drastically over time.
So in this article, you’ll learn how to create your individual practice routine on the drums.
But to start off with, I’m going to write about why it is so important.
Ready? Let’s learn about it! 🙂 Continue reading “TOP 3 Reasons For Creating A Powerful Drum Practice Routine Right Now”