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Linear Triplet Fill

October 5, 2011 8:35 pm in Drumset by Kevin Prince

The Cha Cha Mambo Lesson!

September 24, 2011 3:41 am in Drumset by Kevin Prince

Rudimental Ramblings: What Are “Rudiments” Anyway?

January 19, 2010 8:28 am in Concert, Drumset, Marching by mark wessels

I've always been a little uneasy about the concept that there should be an official list of "40 Essential Rudiments". Is it just out of date? Or is it completely inaccurate to declare that ANY list of patterns/rudimental vocabulary is essential? That leads me to ask, "What are rudiments anyway?"

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.

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.