Mobile Apps to Tune Your Drum Set

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Just set up your first drum kit? Congratulations! But…hold up! Before you go crazy with those sticks, you’ll want to tune your drum kit first! An out-of-tune snare will kill your interest in drumming faster than you can say “drrrruuuum”. And this is what we’re covering here (click to skip to section): Physical Drum Tuners … Read more

How to grip your drumsticks

How to grip drumsticks

Stick it to the drum! Drumming involves continuous hitting with your drumsticks. But that leads to fatigue and muscle aches… So how can you create the best riffs AND sustain your playing over longer periods? The key is in the way you hold your sticks. There are several ways to grip your drumsticks. In this … Read more

Drumsticks: Complete Guide to Choosing and Buying Your First Pair

Complete Beginner Guide to Choosing Drumsticks

If you are about to start learning to drum, you will definitely need a pair of drumsticks.

This article provides a brief introduction to drumsticks.

Going to the store can be an overwhelming and intimidating experience for new adult drummers.

Hence, I prefer to make my purchase online – mostly through Amazon:

Maybe when I am confident that I will not be thrown technical terms at a physical store, I will start making my purchases there. For now, Amazon is most convenient and comfortable.

If you are visiting a physical store, get the help of the store’s sales personnel!

A quick, zippy introduction to types of drumsticks

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New Drummers – 5 Things You Must Know

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Learning to play the drums without an instructor may be fun and relatively cheaper. However, without proper guidance, it is easy to pick up bad habits that may hinder our drumming. Here are 5 important tricks that all new drummers must know: Section 1: Beginner Techniques 1. How to hold your drumsticks Knowing how to hold … Read more