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  1. Should drum sticks break? (2021 – Updated)

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    In your early drum lessons, you will soon learn that having good technique can prolong the life of your drum sticks. It can be an inconvenient and costly affair if you regularly break them. Drum sticks are considered consumables because they need to be replaced at somewhat regular intervals. With the average cost of a pair of drum sticks being around $10, it’s certainly not something we should let happen too often. Some common scenarios lead to frequent breakage. Some… Read More

  2. The Snare Drum – 5 Essential Facts

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    Your snare drum is the workhorse of your drum set. Along with your bass drum, you will most likely play this drum more than any other on your set, so understanding the components and nuances of your trustee back-beater is essential! If any of the names and terms below are new to you, we have a helpful glossary, perfect for jargon busting! Helpful related articles. Jargon busting! Understanding drum terminology. How do I get rid of snare buzz? What is… Read More