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Welcome to Part 2 of this free drum lesson about developing phrasing ideas using doubles on the bass drum over double strokes. Like the exercises in Part 1, these are based on the concept of permutation, which gives us lots of practical mileage as it’s...read more
In this free drum lesson, I discuss developing phrasing ideas using “double” bass drum strokes over double strokes. It’s a while since I last posted, so I wanted to share with you something I’ve been playing about with, which has been loads of fun...read more
Summary Becoming a better drummer requires time, so making the most it is crucial to improve your drumming, whether it’s 15mins or 2hrs per day. Planning is the one simple, and easiest, trick to do this. You can download the FREE “How To Get Better” Pack...read more
How to play drums is a great search engine query! Now, I’m going to assume that if you typed that into Google, you’re probably reading this (thank you) looking for an answer. So, here’s my attempt at it. When trying to answer how to play drums I don’t think there are...read more
So, here my thoughts and opinions on the topic of vintage and modern drums. There’s something inexplicably cool and desirable about vintage gear. It looks cool, it sounds great, and it always impresses people; producers love the old school stuff. Some argue that old...read more
In this article, we explore how to find your drumming roots. I decided to get introspective and go about finding my drumming roots are to trace my lineage; my drumming family tree, if you will. Now, of course, I know who my favourite drummers are! But I wanted to look...read more