In my brass band, we usually start rehearsals with a hymn tune to warm up. Hymn tunes make a good warm-up exercise, but not for the drummer: I usually have either tacet or long rests punctuated by ...
Most bass drum pedals connect to the beater cam via one or two chains, or, in the more expensive models, a moulded arm. Some models, like the Gibraltar Velocity 3311D use a kevlar strap instead of a ...
Recently, I have been improving the layout of my drumset. One of the additions to my kit so far was a set of roto toms. I've noticed that every time I play on them, the lug nuts tune down slightly. ...
Stated in the title. I'm looking to go from a 5 piece to an 8 piece drum kit. And by better, I mean both sound consistency between the different pieces and economically better.
Is it possible to use old worn-out drum batter heads as resonant heads? I have a couple of heads that have dents in them, and are sounding pretty crap, and I'm wondering if it's worth using them as ...
What are the canonical drumming books? In particular, I'm thinking of western-style kit drumming, for rock, jazz, roots, and related styles (ie. not hand-drumming. Can include non-western music ...