On learning new songs

For drummers, it’s imperative to know the arrangement/structure of the song. We are the conductors of the band, drive the beat and help create the sandbox that our band mates get to play in. We use fill-ins and dynamics to set up the different sections of a song and help the other band members to…More

STYLES

There are lots of materials out there on different styles and drum grooves. The sheer amount of method books and sheet music can be overwhelming. I put together a PDF to provide a basic overview of grooves that are used in different styles. You can download it HERE for free. Whether you are a drum…More

Dinosaur Stick Control Jr.

“Practicing with a metronome is boring.” As an alternative, I recommend practicing technique drills, or stick control exercises to your favorite music. Find a song you like with a tempo that suits you, lock in the groove, and play away. As an inspiration, I’m leaving this short video here: Dinosaur Jr.’s “Tiny” feat. some George…More

10 Fills Every Drummer Should Know

10 Fills every drummer should know. Inspired by Stephen Taylor. I added/modified some fills, and of course, it’s more than 10 because some have variations…. “17 drum fills every drummer should know” just doesn’t sound as good. 😉 Use a metronome for the exercises and notice the spots where you tend to speed up/or slow…More

Adding the Bass Drum – The Loop

Fellow drummers!Here’s the last video of my short drum lesson on timing/coordination/subdivisons/rates.My playing is not as clean as I want it to be, … I’m still working on these drills and ideas, but that’s what practice is all about.I hope you find the information presented inspiring and useful.Aloha!– BeckMore

Paradiddles – The Loop

Paradiddle Variations played as 8th Notes (Paradiddle played 2 x) 8th Note Triplets (Paradiddle played 3 x) 16th Notes (Paradiddles played 4 x) 8th Note Triplets (Paradiddle played 3 x)More

New Album

Our debut album THE GOLDEN AGE will be released December 6th Pre-Order available now on all digital platforms We’d like to thank the artists who did our album cover! @mikusriel for the artwork & @sinkson for the hand style Follow us on Instagram.More

The Unsexy Fundamentals

I love teaching drums.  The most rewarding part is meeting new people, watching them progress, and helping them on their journey to become better drummers and musicians. Yet, I’ve noticed the learning curve is not a linear one. There are many set-backs along the way, and as an instructor, I often find it challenging to…More