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Heel Up vs. Heel Down Drumming – Bass Drum Technique

In this article I'll discuss the differences between heel up vs. heel down drumming and the benefits of each. In addition I'll cover the heel-toe method for the bass drum and show some great exercises for both your feet and your limb independence.

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How To Protect Your Ears When Drumming

Your ears are the most important asset you have as a drummer, so learning how to protect your ears when drumming is essential. Luckily there are a bunch of different options for protecting your hearing while at the same time not making your drums...

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How To Amplify Electronic Drums

Learn how to amplify electronic drums with this complete guide. We will look at the pros and cons of some the different options including amps and PA systems. I'll also guide you through the easiest ways to connect your electronic drum set for...

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How To Connect Electronic Drums To A Computer

Figuring out how to connect electronic drums to a computer can be a huge pain. Once you figure it out, either the audio quality is poor, or you might experience latency. Take a look at my top 3 methods for recording electronic drums.

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Drum Set Cymbal Placement – Where And Why

Figuring out cymbal placement on your drum set can be an endless task. You might think everything is perfect, but you still are feeling stress on your body. Let us help you find the best places to put your cymbals to help prevent injury and increase...

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How To Keep Bass Drum Pedals From Sliding

Learning how to keep bass drum pedals from sliding is essential knowledge for drummers - especially if you are constantly moving your drums around. In this guide I'll share the best ways to keep your gear in place so that you can stay on beat.

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How To Become A Better Drummer

Becoming a better drummer takes time, patience, and dedication. The payoff, however, is huge and totally worth it. Take a look at our top tips to help you reach your drumming dreams.