How Drummers Don’t Get Tired – 11 Tips for Building Stamina

How Drummers Don’t Get Tired – 11 Tips for Building Stamina

Eventually, every drummer encounters this problem: Getting tired after some time playing the drums. And just as it is with any other physical activity, playing drums is one, too, which you need to build stamina for. I’m going to share with you some of my research and my personal top tips that have proven successful…

Practice Pad Setup for Drummers: 8 Things to Consider
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Practice Pad Setup for Drummers: 8 Things to Consider

It’s always a struggle for drummers to either find a practice room or to practice at home without disturbing the neighbors – assuming you own an acoustic drum kit. This is where the invention of practice pads comes into play. Here are my thoughts and considerations all about your practice pad setup. 1. The Importance…

9 Reasons Why Drummers Wear Headphones
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9 Reasons Why Drummers Wear Headphones

It is a typical picture that drummers are wearing headphones while practicing, band rehearsals, recording, or live performances. But why are headphones so popular? Do they have some magic electric that makes them better than other products? This list includes nine of the top reasons why drummers wear and should wear a good pair of headphones. They…

Are All Drummers Good Dancers?
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Are All Drummers Good Dancers?

When observing a drummer’s skill of extreme limb coordination while playing, the question came to my mind whether drummers would make better dancers than non-drummers. Personally, I am terrible at dancing although I play drums for a long time! Not all drummers are good dancers, but drumming provides the basis for solid rhythm and coordination…

Can Drums Play a Melody?

Can Drums Play a Melody?

Often, we wonder about drummers who have a whole range of different toms set up within their huge drum kit, and especially, how on earth they are using all of them and make it sound enjoyable. Physically, drums are capable of playing a melody, and some drummers also use their kit as a melodic instrument….

Can I Store My Drums in the Heat? (With 9 Practical Tips)

Can I Store My Drums in the Heat? (With 9 Practical Tips)

With rising temperatures in the summer months, numerous situations occur in which you will have your drums exposed to the heat. Exposing your drums to extreme heat can potentially harm the drumset. Quick and severe changes in temperature or humidity are a big problem. Usually, small environmental changes will be fine. Try to avoid direct…