Why Do Drummers Wear Earplugs?

Why Do Drummers Wear Earplugs?

Introduction Obscene loud noises can cause permanent damage to our hearing system, and I’m not talking about only drummers. Any activity you engage in that produces loud noises is a hazard to your health, especially your hearing abilities. It is therefore pertinent that you take absolute precautions to protect yourself especially against any form of … Read more

How Do I Tune My Drums Like A Pro?

how do i tune my drums

The average drummer knows that the drum is the life of the music. But that cannot be if the drums sound terrible. This points us to the reality of the fact that knowing how to tune a drum set is a skill every drummer should possess. When I first got into drumming, I asked myself … Read more

What Are Drum Skins Made Of

drum skins

A drum skin or a drum head is the membrane that spans the entire circumference of the drum; sometimes, it covers the bottom of the drum. It resonates vibrations, resonating the sound through the drum when you hit it with a drum stick, mallet, brush or your hands. To answer the question, “what are drum … Read more

How Long To Learn The Drums?

How Long To Learn The Drums?

How long to learn the drums? I have been asked this question more times than I can count. I have put off the question for some time now, but recent interest has caused me to revisit it. Because of this, I have spent time doing some research and I discovered that there are two factors … Read more

4 Benefits Of Drumming On The Brain

4 Benefits Of Drumming On The Brain

Drumming is the heart and rhythm of the music. There is no instrument that can do what the drums do and none can bring any music to life quite like the drums. Not only are drums great, but they are also the oldest musical instrument in the whole world, dating back to 5500BC when they … Read more

How To Play Jazz Drums For Beginners

How To Play Jazz Drums

If you know anything about music and drums, perhaps you might know a little about the famous jazz drums. But, if you don’t, that is not a problem at all as you have come to the right place. Jazz drums are percussion instruments just like other types of drums. Knowing how to play jazz drums … Read more

How Much Calories Do You Burn Playing Drums?

How Much Calories Do You Burn Playing Drums?

Drumming is an amazing musical skill; it provides one with the ability to entertain by creating dance-worthy beats and melodious rhythm. One who plays the drum does so with lots of energy and vigour, combining the strength of all limbs to produce the right sound according to the musical tempo of the song. As drummers … Read more

Can You Practice The Drums Quietly?

Can You Practice The Drums Quietly?

The drum is a loud instrument. Though it might not be a nuisance to the drummer, those around might not find the loud sounds appealing to their ears. If you are a drummer, then you probably spend a good amount of time banging on your drum set in the basement or a special room in … Read more

What Sticks To Use With Electronic Drums

What Sticks To Use With Electronic Drums

Drumsticks are very fundamental to playing the drums. The drumsticks apart from the drum kit complete the drummer. In other words, without the drumsticks, there is no drummer. There exists a wide range of drumsticks in the market with different variations in weight, product material, design and size, to satisfy the taste of every drummer. … Read more