Drummers don’t exist in a vacuum. They occupy the center of the musical storm with everything swirling around them. Guitars, keyboards, tape loops, singing and crowd noise all combine to form an aural stew that can be as disorienting as it is exciting. How does the contemporary
While the age of kings and queens ended centuries ago, the throne is still with us. No, not the one in the bathroom. The one you sit on when playing drums. Drummers know that the quality of their work is dependent on a number of things: the
In the 80s the first recognizable drum machines emerged and began to make their presence known in the music studios of the world. Today, no respectable studio or solo performer is without a high-quality drum machine. Some come loaded with built in patterns. Others allow you to
While an electronic drum set kit is a great way to learn how to play and take into the recording studio, it’s pricey for simple practice when you don’t wish to disturb everyone early in the morning or late at night when they’re still trying to sleep.
When watching your favorite band the last thing that’s likely on your mind is the sticks the drummer is using. But while the type of drum sticks doesn’t matter to the average fan it matters to you if you’re the person holding those sticks. The drum stick