Many drummers like to warm up and practice with rudiments to keep their techniques clean and dynamically sound. If you don’t practice the rudiments or have never learned them – well, you really probably should!...Read More
Here’s a pretty good video that gives some tips on how to mentally approach the idea of drumming in an apartment and sticking with your craft. Personally, I’ve never tried to set up real drums in my apartment,...Read More
I thought this was pretty awesome, this guy has a drum kit set up in his apartment. He has tons of modifications on the kit to dampen the sound, so it’s a good example of things you can do to dampen any part of a drum kit....Read More
Why Silent Drumming?
I'm a serial apartment drummer, having lived in apartments for the last 15 years or so and trying to keep up my drumming chops at the same time.
As a result I've become pretty good at hiding my drumming from my neighbors and not annoying them in general, while playing drums as much as I want to, when I want to.
I didn't make it happen overnight, I had to learn a few techniques to silence drums and keep the noise down. I cover everything I learned here, plus compile in more info from other sources around the Web.