Category: Learn

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!...

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Apartment Sound Control

When setting up my apartment after moving in about a year ago, I took into consideration that I was basically going to be running an electronic-based music studio. I realized that I was going to have to take precautions to keep...

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Rubber Drum Pads vs. Mesh Drum Pads

Electronic drum kits rely on the drummer hitting drum pads to trigger sounds, and the drum pads are typically hard rubber or mesh. Each type of drum pad offers a large difference in feel during playing, as well as offering...

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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.