5 Essential Drum Books for Beginners

Here’s a confession, I love books. But I hate being overwhelmed by a huge book list that I’ll never seem to be able to complete. So, here’s my Top 5 drum books for beginners. Sure, drumming is an ‘active’ hobby. i.e. you’ll need to clock practice on a drum kit to improve efficiently. But hey, … Read more

How far should the beater be from the bass drum?

You’ve finally gotten your first acoustic drum kit. You get to the bass drum and start wondering how far should you place the beater, from your bass drum? Here’s a quick answer: I’d recommend starting by placing your bass drum pedal into position (there’s usually a slot under your bass drum. Then measure a distance … Read more