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“Soul’Fill” – Groove and Sticking Pattern

May 24, 2011 8:09 am in Drumset by Todd Walker

YouTube Clip: All Starr Band Surprise Reunion

July 9, 2010 12:50 pm in Drumset by Andrew Tamulynas

This clip came in this morning from Vic Firth signature artist Gregg Bissonette! Gregg is currently out on tour with the Ringo Starr All Star Band. They had a very special surprise guest at the show last night...

YouTube Gem: The Art of Showmanship

May 28, 2010 4:35 pm in Drumset by Andrew Tamulynas

Everyone loves a little stick trick now and then, but isn't there a limit to how far one should take the art of showmanship? At some point, shouldn't you say to yourself, "Okay, I should reel it in a little bit here"?

CAN sing it?… CAN play it better!

February 2, 2010 4:29 pm in Drumset by Jon Wilson

Using your voice can help you master phrases and improve your groove!

Extreme metal 101:Part 2-The necessities.

January 11, 2010 11:27 pm in Drumset by Gus Rios

Part 2 of the ongoing series on everything brutal! This time we are talking about the necessities needed to play extreme metal: the cymbals, drumheads, and sticks. Proper selection and sound choices can help you reach your goal of becoming a speed demon much easier and quicker!!

Sweatin’ The Small Stuff!

January 2, 2010 3:00 am in Drumset by KevinRice

CLICK!!! It’s that 4-letter word we all love to hate. We all practice to a metronome, endlessly following that beeping box till we have perfect time, right? Not exactly. I got tired of following blindly and decided to take the lead. Let’s take a look at some new ways to forge our own sense of time and develop a stronger ear for tempo.

Some New Ways Using the Brushes

December 4, 2009 2:07 pm in Drumset by Florian Alexandru-Zorn

Drum Set Grooving: Make it Danceable

November 17, 2009 12:38 pm in Drumset by Brian Ferguson

Listening: making it groove and feel good to our band mates and a dancing audience.

Beginning Drumset: Learn Through Play

October 23, 2009 4:56 pm in Drumset by mark wessels

Somehow soccer coaches have figured out what works when it comes to getting kids excited about playing the sport. Maybe we could learn a thing or two from them.