1. Why is reading drum music important? (2022 – Updated)

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    If you are new to learning the drums and looking at our free drum lessons, you may be wondering why reading music notation is important. Learning to read drum music is often an intimidating thought for many beginner drummers. The good news is that it’s not as difficult as you might think, and the vast benefits are well worth the extra effort. Helpful related articles: The benefits of learning drum notation – 5 Essential Facts. Do I need to learn… Read More

  2. Electronic vs Acoustic Drums. Choose what’s right for you (2021 – Updated)

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    Electric or acoustic drums? That is the question! As a beginner drummer, you will undoubtedly have many questions on whether electronic or acoustic drums are the best option for you. Understanding the answers will help determine which product you choose to start this amazing journey! Do electric drums feel the same as acoustic drums? Is there a big difference in price or quality? What are the pros and cons of electronic drums? Which brands are the best for beginner drummers?… Read More

  3. What is “Sticking” in drumming, and why is this so important? (2021 – Updated)

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    One of the most important early fundamentals for beginner drummers is finding ways to build control on the drum set. Control is a wonderful state to achieve because it opens up so many other drumming areas, including musicality, speed, dynamics, power, efficiency, and endurance. Once you understand how all of these byproducts of control relate to one another, you’ll be able to take your drumming to the next level, and most importantly, have a lot of fun along the way.… Read More