How to Play the Buffalo Drum

Posted in Guides And Tips on April 25, 2016

White Remo drum with mallet near it

Although you can learn to play this awesome instrument autodidactically, I want to give you some useful ideas of how to play the Buffalo Drum. If you are looking for immediate drumming success, and you want to learn to play the easiest kind of instrument, your choose of the Buffalo Drum is perfect. As said, it is easy to learn, music will Read More »

Ho To Tune a Drum - The Ultimate Guide

Posted in Guides And Tips on April 19, 2016

tunning-drums

General Drum Tunning It seems a common question that comes up with beginners to seasoned players as well is the topic of proper drum tuning. The first thing to consider is; what type of sound are you looking for, what are you trying to achieve with your drums? This should always be re-evaluated every time Read More »

Drum Miking: How to plus Reviews

Posted in Guides And Tips on February 27, 2016

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Drum miking or micing drums, whatever you prefer, is largely spending time experimenting with different microphones and varying their distance and placement from the drums. While this can be time consuming, there are many tried and true techniques to get the best recording or live sound out of your set. There are 2 main methods to Read More »

What It's Like | Song Drum Chart

Posted in Guides And Tips on February 19, 2016

What It's Like Song Drum Chart

This is "What its like" by Everlast. The drum sheet music. I did not write the song or any part of it. I own no rights to it. I simply notated out the drum part from the song for instructional purposes. The song is in 4/4 time so we're counting four quarter notes per measure. Read More »

Reading Drum Music | Trust Me It's Easy!

Posted in Guides And Tips on February 19, 2016

How to read drum sheet music

Drum music is typically written in Bass Clef. However with drums, you don't need to worry about key signatures so it doesn't really matter. You may ask ''So is it hard to read drum music?'' and I will answer you - Hell no! There is standard method for writing out drum notations. However, drum charts can Read More »

Drum Tuning - 12 Tips

Posted in Guides And Tips on February 5, 2016

drum tuning

Before you can start banging on your custom drum set, you need to set it up first, so without further ado. Here’s how you do the drum tuning: 1. Lay out all the drums and accessories in your work area.  Place them on carpeted surface, rugs or foam to avoid scratching. 2. If not yet Read More »

Drum with Kids Using Floor Drums

Posted in Guides And Tips on February 3, 2016

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Although there is no universal formula of how to drum with kids, here are some suggestions that help you get rolling. Drumming together with your kid deepens your relationship, makes fun, develops your rhythmic sense, your rough and fine motor behaviour, your sensibility of movement and feeling, and the strengthened networking between your cerebral hemispheres.All Read More »

How To Build Cajon Drum

Posted in Guides And Tips on December 10, 2015

Blueprint on how to build a cajon

Used traditionally in South America for the rumba or samba music, the sound that emanates from a Cajon is as unique as its fabrication. If you want to build a Cajon Drum here are a few general tips to help you get started on your project. This is by no means meant to be a Read More »

Adjusting The Sounds Of Your Cajon Drum

Posted in Guides And Tips on December 10, 2015

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One of the benefits of playing the Cajon Drum is it can be adjusted to make different sounds. From first glance you might think that this drum is just a box. In actuality there are several adjustments we can do to change the sound. Today we are going to talk about how to adjust the Read More »

How To Play a Cajon Drum. It's easy!

Posted in Guides And Tips on December 10, 2015

How to play cajon

Have you ever wanted to be a drummer? Cant afford a new drum set in today’s economy? Well let me introduce you to the Cajon (a lot of people write it ''cahone drum'' which is not correct by the way) . The is an ancient box like drum that is making a reappearance in the Read More »