A Guide To Drum Tuning

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Underlining the importance of drum tuning One of the most common questions I am asked by fellow drummers is “How do you tune drums?” I also remember the days when I found myself asking this regularly too. You can get quite ambiguous responses to this question and there isn’t solely one technique to this sometimes… Read More

How to Change A Drum Head

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Like changing strings on a guitar, learning how to change a drum head is essential for a drummer – here’s how If you’ve just started drumming, and spent a good period giving your drums some abuse, you might well have put a hole in one of your drum heads (drum skins). Sadly, like all musical… Read More

How to Pick Drumsticks

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For the beginner, learning how to pick drumsticks can be a task – here we demystify the ‘code’… Like many things in the musical world, knowing how to pick drumsticks is something that requires a bit of knowledge. Each stick type has a code that describes it, and even then, there is the question of… Read More