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Six Keys To Drum Tuning

By Mike Fasano, as told to Andy DoerschukMike Fasano is one of the few industry pros that can work both sides of the drumming business with equal aplomb. A... Read More
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How To Get Eight Sounds From One Snare Drum

By Wally SchnalleSuppose you had only one snare drum, tuned only one way, and one pair of sticks. How many sounds could you get out of it? Probably a lot more than you think. The following suggestions are only a handful of the hundreds of nuance... Read More
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10 Ways To Play Drums Like Rush’s Neil Peart

By David A. Brensilver | Photo by Chris Schwegler/Atlas Icons | From the June 2016 issue of Drum! magazineNo serious fan was surprised when in early 2015 Rush announced that the R40 tour would “most likely be their last major tour of this magnit... Read More
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22 Essential Soul Beats For Drummers

By Billy Lee Lewis Take a moment to consider the names we use to identify various typer of popular music, such as “swing,” “speed metal,” “Afro-Cuban,” and “country.” Each evokes either the feel or source of the particular style. Given this context,... Read More