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The Best Drum Rudiments Video

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! Here's one of my favorite videos about ...

Video: Muting a Drum Kit with a Yoga Pad

Time to get creative. This guy has a cool video showing how he dampened his kit with a yoga pad. Think about it - those yoga pads can have a nice foam consistency to them, and can work well as a cheap dampening material if you are looking for ...

Review: Vic Firth Drum Mutes

The Vic Firth drum mutes have been popular for a while with drummers who need an easy drum mute solution. They are pretty simple in design and straightforward in how they work. They will knock the volume of your kit down by quite a bit, but ...

Review: Evans SoundOff Drum Mutes

Drum mutes are a good way to take the sound volume of your drum kit way down, but there are some sacrifices to going this route. It's not all bad, especially if you use something like Evans SoundOff Drum Mutes. Let's take a look at what people ...

Video: Tips & Motivation for Apartment Drummers

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, I've gone the electronic drum kit route ...

Video: A Real Practice Drum Kit Setup in an Apartment

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. Check this one out, ...

Review: Luvay Drum Practice Pad

The Luvay 12-inch drum pad is a pretty good drum pad for the money. It's a simple, 2-sided drum pad that comes at a pretty affordable price for a 12-inch pad like this. Let's take a closer look at this one. Playability People who own this ...

Review: Evans RealFeel 2-Sided Drum Practice Pad

The Evans RealFeel 2-sided practice pad is designed to offer a realistic-feeling alternative to real drums, for those that need to keep levels down at home or wherever you need to practice. Let's take a look about the good and bad of this ...

Review: Movement Drum Co. 4-in-1 Drum Practice Pad

The 4-in-1 drum practice pad from Movement Drum Co. offers flexibility and portability that many other drum pads don't offer, but it also comes at a slightly higher price. It's a worthy buy for drummers who want the features it offers, so let's ...

Review: Roland TD-17KV Electronic Drum Kit

The Roland TD-17KV drum kit is a great mid-level kit for both it's playability and learning/practice features. For people that just want to play, this kit offers a nice selection of pads and sounds to dive right in. For those that want to learn, ...

Review: Alesis Nitro Mesh Electronic Drum Kit

Alesis has done a great job here with providing an electronic drum kit with mesh drum heads for quite an affordable price. Back when I got my first electronic drum kit, nothing like this was available for even close to this price, so I’m ...

Review: AKG K240 Studio Headphones

The AKG K240 studio headphones are a reliable, great sounding set of headphones for less than $100. They are designed to deliver a balanced sound and to be comfortable for long sessions of use. Let's take a look at what can make these a good option ...

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