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If your driver is drummer

If your driver is drummer

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5 Bad Habits Drummers Must Break To Become Great

5 Bad Habits Drummers Must Break To Become Great

#1 – USE A METRONONE! I cannot stress this one enough, which is why it’s the first habit we discuss. If you don’t play with a metronome, stop right now and go order one. More than any other instrument, keeping time is of vital importance to being a great drummer. In fact, it’s everything! When you record in a studio you will almost always have a click going on in your headphones when you play to a song, and you must be able to comfortably follow that click tempo. Also, you will notice that other people in the band you...

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What You Need To Know About Drum Cases

What You Need To Know About Drum Cases

As passionate musicians, we’re always looking for ways to stay up to date and informed about the best ways to care for our instruments. Today, it’s all about drums. When it comes to storing and travelling with these sometimes cumbersome pieces of equipment, there’s some basic information which we think will be a lot of help to other tub-thumpers out there. Hard cases Hard cases are best for touring or if you’re moving your gear a lot between locations, whether it’s from home to the recording or rehearsal studios or somewhere further away. You’ll be looking for anything that can...

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WHY IS IT GOOD FOR KIDS TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?

WHY IS IT GOOD FOR KIDS TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?

IT STIMULATES THEIR BRAIN Learning to play an instrument is like studying in other subjects, it develops your brain. Studies have shown that the areas of the brain related to reading, math, and memory light up when people are playing their instruments. The brain is like a muscle, the more they use it the stronger it will be. Learning music isn’t easy, but that’s exactly what makes it so powerful. A good practice session is like a day at the gym for your child’s brain. If your child can learn things like how to play their instrument, how to read...

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WAYS MUSIC CAN CHANGE YOUR BRAIN

WAYS MUSIC CAN CHANGE YOUR BRAIN

Most of us know that music can impact the way we feel. It’s obvious with certain songs. Happy songs make us feel happier; sad songs make us feel sadder, angry songs make us feel angrier, and so on. But that’s just the surface! There’s a reason that music has long been used by religious figures to assist in prayer and meditation. This is because we understand instinctively that music takes us to a different level, whether that level of spiritual or physical. It impacts our ability to concentrate, changes our outlook, and helps us connect with others. Even without looking...

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