Electronic Drums

  1. 5 Ways electronic drums are great for beginner drummers (2021 – Updated)

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    There has never been a better time to buy an electronic drum set with so many great options available. More manufacturers are rising to the challenge of producing cost-effective, feature-rich electronic drum sets for hobbyists and beginner drummers who may not want to spend the earth to get started. We have previously discussed the features and benefits of electronic and acoustic drums at length, and this updated article highlights five ways that modern electronic drums are transforming the learning experience… Read More

  2. Why are some drum sets more expensive than others? (2021 – Updated)

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    Shopping online for drums can be a minefield for first-time buyers. The gulf in pricing for what looks like similar products can be confusing for newbie drum shoppers, but understanding the fundamental differences in the quality of drum shells and aesthetics will make the experience more understandable.  We are here to help! If you are ready to buy drums, our guides on buying your first set, choosing between electric and acoustic drums, and common mistakes to avoid when purchasing drum… Read More

  3. A guide to buying your first drum set (2021 – Updated)

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    As a beginner drummer, navigating the weird and wonderful world of drum set products can be a little overwhelming. When buying beginner drum sets, a certain amount of research needs to be done to ensure that you purchase the right product that suits your needs and budget. Some of the options and terminology you will encounter can be confusing. Don’t worry. We are here to simplify the options and give you some practical pointers on what to look for when… Read More

  4. Do you need a drum set to learn to play the drums? (2021 – Updated)

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    Learning to play the drums is a truly brilliant hobby enjoyed by people worldwide. With big advances in electronic drums and sound reduction devices, they no longer have to be banished from the household or the scorn of the next-door neighbor.  With that said, buying drums is indeed a commitment in both money and space, and many aspiring drummers want to test the water before jumping in and making an investment. Similarly, parents often want to see some commitment to… Read More

  5. Buying drum sets online – The 5 common mistakes to avoid (2021 – Updated)

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    Buying drum sets online has become a necessity for many beginner drummers. With the past year’s events, it has been difficult to visit physical music stores and check out the options. Online stores offer a huge selection and highly competitive pricing, as long as you don’t mind doing a certain amount of research by yourself. Talking to a local drum store specialist can answer many questions, from making the right decisions for your budget to ensuring you have everything you… Read More

  6. 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

  7. How to get started learning the drums – 5 Tips

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    Learning to play the drums is a life changing experience for many people, and getting started is easier than you might think. At Drum Ambition, we specialize in helping people take their first steps. Whether you are someone who has always wanted to learn to play the drums but never had the chance, a seasoned air drummer, or whether you are looking for an engaging and entertaining hobby to help get you through the Covid craziness – we can help… Read More

  8. The top 5 drum innovations of the last 20 years.

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    We live in a truly inspiring time, where innovation seemingly has no boundaries. While the way we manufacture drums, hardware and cymbals hasn’t changed very much in recent years, there are some outstanding innovations that have reshaped our instrument, and to an extent, our industry. Here are my personal top 5 drum innovations of the last 20 years, based on my experience as a working drummer and educator, as well as drawing on my past experience running one of the… Read More

  9. Do I have time to learn the drums?

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    If you are considering online drum lessons, or classes in-person with a local drum teacher, then you have most likely wondered if you have the time to learn. We all lead very busy lives. Our down time is usually a premium, and often at the cost of another endeavor. Not having time is one of the most common objections when undertaking a new hobby or interest. What if I told you that you could learn the drums on your schedule?… Read More

  10. How do I make my drums quieter?

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    One of the biggest concerns for many aspiring drummers is the unescapable fact that drums are loud! Electronic drums are great but are not for everyone, and unless you have the luxury of a large property or a sound proof room, your drums and cymbals are likely to be heard around the house. Sound proofing is uneconomical and largely ineffective unless you have the big bucks to do it right, and practice pad sets that emit no sound at all… Read More