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How To : Tune drum sets

Every serious drummer should watch these free videos. They will teach you how to tune all your drums to themselves and to eachother. Part 1 of 15 - How to Tune drum sets. Tune drum sets - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Tune drum sets - Par ...more

How To : Set up and route drums for hip hop in Reason 3

Learn some tips on setting up your drums and routing them, also we'll talk about some workflow tips and organization for creating hip hop music in Reason 3. Part 1 of 2 - How to Set up and route drums for hip hop in Reason 3. Part 2 of 2 - How to Set up and route drums for hi ...more

How To : Choose the right drum heads and tune your drum set

Getting the right sound from your drum set is important for any drummer. This video shows you how to choose the right head for the sound you want to get from your drum set and attach them to the drum. You're also shown how to tune your drum set to get the sound precisely how y ...more

How To : Tune a drum head on a drum set

Tune a drum? It's possible! Every drummer has a specific way they want their drum set to sound. And the way a drum sounds depends on how the drum head has been adjusted. This video demonstrates how to tune your drum and make it sound exactly the way you want it. Part 1 of 2 - ...more

How To : Set up a snare drum when drumming

If you want to learn how to play the drums, it follows that you start with the basics. And it doesn't get a lot more basic than being able to set up a snare. This free video drumming lesson will teach you how to do just that. For more information, and to get started setting up ...more

How To : Record a drum set

Check out this instructional recording video that demonstrates a few basic steps you need to know to record a drum set. You will learn microphone placement and the 3 to 1 rule. Record better sound quality and learn how to properly record a drum set by following the tips outlin ...more

How To : Set up your drum kit

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 : Have correct drum set posture

This beginner drum lesson explains some basic tips that can help you improve your posture at the drum set. Jared explains how to relax your back, shoulder, and arm muscles while playing the drums.

How To : Read basic drum set music and the open hi hat

In this drum lesson you will learn how to read and play the open hi hat technique. This is an extension to "Basic Drum Set Music 1," so be sure that you are comfortable with the topics discussed in that lesson before moving on to this one. Get the beat sheet here: http://onli ...more

How To : Read basic drum set music

In this drum lesson you will learn to apply what you already know about reading single-drum music to reading multiple drum music, or drum set music. In order to do this lesson, you should already have an understanding of quarter notes and 8th notes. To do this lesson, you wil ...more

How To : Set up a drum kit

In this video series, our expert Patrick Sapia will show you how to set up a drum set or drum kit. Mr. Sapia will show you how so set up a bass drum, a bass drum pedal, the tom tom stands, the cymbal stands, and the hi hat stand. He will then teach you how to mount the cymbals ...more

How To : Set up a drum kit

In this video clip series you will learn the proper way to identify, assemble and transport you drum kit as well as tips and techniques on how to take care of your kit so it will last as long as you do. There are many different pieces to a full drum kit and our expert will wal ...more

How To : Setup your drums for the best sound

New to jazz drumming or simply looking for a few pointers? In this installment from his video tutorial series (in which he covers everything from improving timekeeping to creativity and orchestrations in patterns and drum fills), Brian Ferguson offers tips and techniques for s ...more

How To : Assemble the Rock Band Drum Kit

Many people question whether or not they have enough room in their house for Rock Band, namely the fairly large drum set. This video will explain how easy it is to assemble and disassemble the Rock Band drumset, making it easy to transport it without fear of needing large sto ...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 : Learn to spice up grooves using the hi hat on drums

Watch to learn some detailed ideas on how to spice up your grooves using the hi hat on your drum set. Part 1 of 2 - How to Learn to spice up grooves using the hi hat on drums. Part 2 of 2 - How to Learn to spice up grooves using the hi hat on drums.

How To : Play pinch harmonics on an electric guitar

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with Music Radar'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 h ...more

How To : Use sidechain compression in Ableton Live 8

In this video, we learn how to use sidechain compression in Ableton Live 8. First, set up your tracks on the software. Open up the compressor and select the sidechain so you can decide how the impulse will sound on the different tracks. From here, change the filter type and an ...more

How To : Make a BBQ smoker out of a drum

In this video, we learn how to make a BBQ smoker out of a drum. First, turn the drum upside down. Next, paint the entire drum green and make vents in the side bottom of it, with covers that can be moved or set aside. Drill screw into the top of the drum then add in wood and ch ...more

How To : Read drum tabs for beginners

In this tutorial, learn how to read drum tabs or notation with help from music instructor, Radley Fricker. When you start playing percussion, you will need to know how to read tabs in order to get the songs right. So, have a look at this tutorial and learn how to stay in tune. ...more

How To : Use sidechain autofilter effects in Ableton

Open your program to a new live set. By using three keys (in Ableton Live), Command (Ctrl), Shift and t, you can create a short cut. Create two new midi tracks making one for (side chain) bass and one for (side chain) kick. To rename a track choose the two keys Command (Ctrl) ...more

How To : Play the "Four Sticks" groove on drums

Check out this music tutorial video that demonstrates how to play the "Four Sticks" groove on drums. Led Astray drummer "Fronzo" explains his approach to the Four Sticks drum groove. John Bonham of Led Zeppelin played this song with two sets of drum sticks, which is where the ...more

How To : Start a walking group

A daily, brisk 30-minute walk boosts brain power, helps control weight, and improves your overall health. And if you commit to doing it with friends, you're more likely to stick with it. Step 1: Partner up Start recruiting. Ask friends, colleagues, and neighbors if they’d lik ...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

News : Travis Barker Kick Drum Warm Up

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News : Self-Electroshocking as Art, Live

Daito Manabe is awesome. Last we heard of him, he was setting up Japanese school girls with glow-in-the-dark grills. Before that, he was playing himself like a human drum kit. And before that, he was just plain old electroshocking himself. In his most recent appearance, he tak ...more

How To : Add sounds in lap style frame drum playing

This is episode 18 of the Frame Drum Video Podcast. Using shakers, jingles, rings and chains in lapstyle frame drumming can expand you sound. FramedDrums.net show you how to add these noise and sound makers to your percussion set.

How To : Mic a drum kit with a Shure drum microphone kit

Check out this instructional recording video that shows you how to mic a drum kit for a live performance. This uses a minimalist set up with the Shure drum microphone kit. The kit includes six mics and three clips. Record your drum kit during a live performance by learning how ...more

How To : Get a better bass drum sound

Playing the drums can be pretty easy, all you need is a drum set, a decent sense of rhythm and a lot of practice. In this how to video you can learn how to get a better sound out of your bass drum. This will help your bass drum from sounding too echoed. Watch this how to video ...more

How To : Play a cáscara pattern on the timbales

Take heart, aspiring timbaleros and timbaleras. Eguie Castrillo, having played with everyone from Tito Puente to Steve Winwood, is one of the world's most prolific timbale artists. In this installment of his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of timbale playing, Eguie w ...more

How To : Play a drum fill on your snare drum

What is a drum fill? Simply put, it is a short rhythmic idea played by the drummer to fill a space at the end of a vocal or instrumental phrase. All you need is a drum kit with a snare drum, and you're set. Just don't steal it, please.

How To : Use RockBand drums in GarageBand to record beats

How to set up the RockBand drum kit for the Xbox360 to work with GarageBand. It will act as a basic Midi Controller through Musical Typing. I have used it to trigger drums kits but you could use it to trigger other things. There are 2 small pieces of software needed to make it ...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 drums using the push pull technique

This how to video will teach you how to perform the push pull technique on drums. If you want to throw a double, you can start with a single and get an accent on the double for an inverted double. Just push and grab really quick. For a double, use a controlled rebound. For the ...more

How To : Play drums and play a simple rock beat

Make sure your neighbors don't mind before you learn to play the drums with Mr.G. In this new four part series, he is going to teach you how to play the drums. You'll start with extreme basics, including your grip, to learning a simple 16th note full measure. Watch this, if yo ...more

How To : Play cha-cha drum patterns

Learn to play cha-cha drum patterns on the drum set in this free video series of online drum lessons featuring a professional drummer and drum teacher. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play cha-cha drum patterns. Play cha-cha drum patterns - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this vide ...more

How To : Play the train drum beat pattern

The drum set is a fun musical instrument to play, which requires skill, rhythm and style. Learn a few exercises for the train drum beat pattern from a professional drum teacher in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play the train drum beat pattern. Play the train dr ...more

How To : Play the conga drums

In this video series, learn how to play the conga. Our expert, Ryan Larson, teaches you everything you need to know to begin your conga playing. Learn how to tune and set up congas. Also, learn how to strike, slap, and mute a conga drum. Part 1 of 14 - How to Play the conga dr ...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

NR30 : The AR Hardware Leaders of 2018

It is almost indisputable that smartglasses and head-worn displays are the future of augmented reality. However, at this precise moment, they are still a very niche market. Those who have been in the presence of a HoloLens, Meta 2, or Magic Leap One have witnessed how powerfu ...more

News : Magic Leap One Launch Date Set for 8/8/2018

After a series of hints revealed by CEO Rony Abovitz via Twitter, Magic Leap looks like it is ready to launch Magic Leap One on Thursday at 8:08 a.m. ET. Rony Aboviz changed his twitter profile's header to this launching whales image at 8:08pm on 8/7/2018. One day before laun ...more

How To : Replace a Dryer's Thermal Fuse

The thermal fuse in your dryer is a safety device designed to prevent the dryer from overheating. The fuse is heat sensitive and when the dryer becomes too hot it will blow. If the fuse has blown then the dryer will either stop working or there will be no heat when the drum is ...more

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