Percussion Fundamentals 101

Setting goals… accomplishing goals. Have long and short term goals. Have a 30-day, 90-day, 180-day, 1-year, 3-year, and a 5-year goal. Try to stay focused on your goals daily. Go for small and consistent degrees of progress. Chip away a little piece each day as opposed to practicing a lot 3 days a week. You will find it is easier to achieve your goals with daily practicing.

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Drumistick Recording Studio

Did you know that Drumistick Studio is equipped with recording software? This simulates session recording, giving the student hands-on experience in laying down drum tracks versus live performance. It enhances timing by learning to play with a click track and loops. Through careful study of recording playbacks, students are educated in the "feel factor" of playing - the emotional side of getting a great sounding track.

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Tuning Your Drum Set

The above article describes the process of tuning a drum or a drum set in details. It gives a step-by-step instruction on how to tune your drums to get the tone and pitch you want. Starting from snare drums it encompasses almost all types of drum types such as tom-tom and bass drums.

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History of Drums

This article contains the evolution of drums, from the ancient age to the modern time. It also shows how a tribal instrument changed and rocked the whole world.

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