Drum Roll

How To : Perform a press drum roll

The press roll is a great snare drum technique, get expert tips on drumming and music lessons in this free video. Part 1 of 9 - How to Perform a press drum roll. Perform a press drum roll - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Perform a press dru ...more

How To : Play drum roll accents

This tutorial teaches how to play drum roll accents and how to incorporate them into basic beats. This lesson is designed for the beginner drummers.

How To : Create a drum roll in Traktor

Looking for a way to pump up the crowd? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to employ the loop function in Traktor, formerly known as Traktor DJ studio, to create build-ups and drum rolls without much effort. For a step-by-step walkthrough, press play!

How To : Play the double stroke, or long, roll drum rudiment

To play music, your hands should be able to do anything your mind asks of them – and rudimental technique is one great way of making sure that can happen. In this installment from the Vic Fith video tutorial series dedicated to snare rudiments, Dr. John Wooton demonstrates how ...more

How To : Play the single stroke roll drum rudiment

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels w ...more

How To : Play the double stroke roll drum rudiment

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels w ...more

How To : Play single stroke roll drum rudiment

The single stroke roll is the most common drum rudiment used on the drum set. It doesn't matter if you are new to the drums, or if you have been playing for years, the single stroke roll is absolutely essential.

How To : Play six stroke roll drum rudiment

The six stroke roll is a fun rudiment that is a combination of the single and double stroke rolls. It starts with two double strokes, then adds two single strokes at half the tempo.

How To : Do basic drum rolls

In this series of video music lessons, expert drummer Alex Kasmirov demonstrates several types of drum rolls. You’ll learn basic drum strokes, up strokes, down strokes and tap strokes, as well as how to play open rolls, buzz rolls and French rolls. He also offers tips on the p ...more

How To : Play half-note rolls on the snare drum

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels w ...more

How To : Play rolls on a concert bass drum

Tom Gauger has played percussion with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops Orchestras for over 35 years and has also served on the faculty at Boston University and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. In this installment from his series of video lessons dedicated to brea ...more

How To : Play rock & roll drums

Rock and roll is a drummer's paradise. Learn how to play big rock beats and fills on the drums in different time signatures in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play rock & roll drums. Play rock & roll drums - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this ...more

How To : Make a Fake Identity

Inspiration for tutorial: Foxtrot's "How to Trap a Tracker" If you have been following my past tutorials, (and it's fine if you haven't,) you would know how much social engineering and doxing I do. During these moments when we are convincing people that we are a different per ...more

Adult Swim Games : It's Not Just for Aqua Teen Anymore

The days of having to pay for video games are over. Generally, retail games are better because they're made with more effort and care than their free counterparts. But free browser-based game sites are insanely popular, specifically Kongregate, Armor Games, and the grandaddy o ...more

How To : Create a zoetrope

For a fun novelty project, try making a zoetrope at home. * A plastic coffee can lid * A strip of white paper 20" x 1.5" tall * A strip of black paper 20" x 3" tall * Glue, rubber cement or tape * A craft knife * A pencil * A ruler * A plastic coffee can lid * A strip of whit ...more

How To : Play drum warm-ups

In this lesson, Jared demonstrates four simple warm-up exercises that you can use to improve your drumming. They focus on hand to feet synchronization, and both single and double stroke rolls.

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Gary Moore

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play 8th note rolls in quarter time

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels w ...more

How To : Do a thumb roll with a mace

Learn to do the thumb roll using a mace with this how to video. This is an advanced technique for drum majors or baton twirlers. Watch this tutorial and you can do the thumb roll with a mace.

How To : Learn your favorite drum licks

Darren talks about learning your favorite drum licks using the intro to Led Zeppelin's "Rock n' Roll" as an example. Visit www.unirunner.com/asd to try the Amazing Slow Downer, software that allows you to slow down music without changing the pitch. Learn your favorite drum lic ...more

How To : Play the drums like a rock star

Have you always wanted to be the drummer in a famous rock and roll band, but you're still just a beginner? This tutorial starts from the very beginning and shows you how to play the drums, starting with a basic, versatile beat. The tutorials gradually increase, until, at the e ...more

News : Tips on recording a kick drum

There are a lot of important things to keep in mind when you’re recording a kick drum. It seems like it’d be as simple as putting a mic in front of the drum, but there is so much more! Here are some quick tips on recording and mixing a good kick drum. Microphone – a good mic ...more

How To : Replace the Dryer's Idler Pulley

The dryer’s idler pulley provides tension to the dryer’s drum belt so the belt won’t slip when the drum is turning. It can become faulty over time due to increased friction. If your dryer is making a squeaking or squealing nose then the idler is probably faulty. Replacing this ...more

How To : Replace Your Dryer's Belt

Over time, the dryer belt can become hard and brittle when the drum is turning loud noises such as squeaking, squealing or thumping noises can occur. Replacing the belt is an easy task for the do-it-yourselfer. All that’s required is a few simple tools. Here’s a step-by-step g ...more

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