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I am a drummer and I am using in-ear for live performances as monitoring. But sometimes I have problems with the cymbals mix which can get to really high frequencies during the performance (moments ...

I have an Alesis DM Lite e-drum kit , an Alesis SamplePad , a Roland UM-ONE mk2 MIDI-to-USB convertor , a Montarbo Eve 5 mixer and a MacBook Pro. Sometimes I use the audio output from both drums (and ...

I am an amateur drummer, and I can play a bunch of rock songs and other styles too, but death metal is way too extreme for me. So I have always wanted to know if any drummer can play it, or just death ...

So I'm a new marching snare player and I've been practicing traditional grip for about 3 months now, and my technique has improved a ton over these months. But as of yesterday, my pinky in my left ...

I'm getting the impression that the answer to this is probably no, but I'm wondering if there is any standard for writing drum tracks in MIDI format? For example, I downloaded a MIDI file for a (rock) ...

I've gotten to grade 8 in the drums and I want to know how many more grades are left for me to finish.

I am using Roland TD1KV electronic drum kit. The manual says that you can easily record your drums and transfer it into a computer using a "standard USB cable", "sold separately". What do they mean by ...

I am looking at the tab for heart of gold on Songsterr and I've come across this bit what does the legato notation means? Should I put two notes there or just one?

We live in the information age. There is an endless supply of free educational content out there. In general, drummers are curious and determined people. So, when you combine determination, curiosity, ...

How do I get a short snare sound? I recently bought a used Pearl M 1330 (maple piccolo snare). I cleaned it up really well and got new heads (Evans HD Dry batter side / Evans Clear 200 snare side). ...

My daughter (7 yrs) has started playing drums and at school they have a full drum set (kick drum, snare drum, high hat, etc). To practise at home, she was given a snare drum. To me it seems she would ...

I want to train my sense of rhythm before start learning drums. In order to do that I listen to a metronome on 200 bits/min frequency during my workday. Is it working methodology? And if it is then if ...

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I have a Synthetic skin 20" Remo Frame Drum and it seems that I have over-tightened one side on one occasion resulting in a sort of wave in the drum. I have tried loosening everything and starting ...

I've heard the words "forward momentum" in different context referred to music but I couldn't find any definition for it (and it might very well be that it is used with different meaning in different ...

2 drum stools broken in 2 years, both the same way at the stem near the 2nd hole, is that normal? Before snapping 2 of them, I played drums for nearly 10 years with the same drumset and same stool ...

I love drums. I am an amateur, but from my childhood I was fascinated by this great instrument. I've never owned a drum kit but I was always doing noise (with my hands on my belly, with my mouth, ...

I'm trying to write the following to a MIDI grid and unsure exactly how it should be written. Any help would be great. This is how i have the grid so far. 1/32 Quantize T = Tom (Aka LT) K = Kick (...

First of all, I am beginner drummer that joined a band that already goes live from time to time and has its own great author songs. So what's happened? These guys jam in a penthouse apartment, which ...

I spent the first 10 years of my drumming life identifying the flashiest elements of songs I played, and charting my performance around those accents. What this meant is that I found myself following ...

The first time I saw this Cajon drum is during a performance by a band in a shopping mall. The band uses keyboard, guitar, violin and a Cajon. I though that box is actually a digital drum kit. And ...

I am having lots of trouble with my drumming skills. I can't play two different beats on different hands. For example if I'm playing eighth notes on the high-hat and switching off quarter notes on ...

I'm mainly a guitarist but also play the drums for my own needs. I've had the same drum set and the same skins on it for as long as I can remember ... the skins are at least 10 years old. I don't hit ...

I've been drumming for about 25 years (mostly metal and punk) and lately, I've been leaning towards other styles of playing and I've noticed my stick control has been off more often that not (maybe ...

When I record myself playing along with a drumless track I sound perfectly in time, but when playing along with a track that already has drums in it I am a tiny fraction out which makes every note ...

For a few years I have been an avid Rock Band 3 player. For the last year, I have been taking more and more interest in playing drums on the game. My favourite bands to play on the game right now are ...

These are from For Whom the Bell Tolls drums: I understand the sixteen-notes triplets, but the other 3 above them confuses me. The first sixteen-note of the triplets would be in the same location as ...

My China cymbal cracked a little while ago and I tried to fix it by drilling holes into the ends of the crack to stop it from spreading through the cymbal, however this doesn't seem to have worked and ...

sorry about the repost, I couldn't write a comment on the previous one, because I wasn't registered So, I have Alesis DM Lite electronic drum kit and I also have Ableton Live 9 software. I want to ...

This problem has been persistent ever since i began playing them. Whenever I play two 16th notes with the hi hat on the first it's usually completely fine, though when i play the first on the offbeat ...

I live in an apartment and recently bought a Yamaha dtxtreme III. Luckily I live on the bottom floor and have no one under me, however the drums are facing a wall that I share with my neighbors. The ...

I can hear this drums beat in several songs, but could never find a tutorial about it because I don't know what it's called. Genesis - Abacab (listen to the drums at ...

I have a song that I am making in 88 bpm. I want to add the bass to sound like a heartbeat at 44bpm to simulate a slow, meditative feel. However, I am having trouble deciding where I should place the ...

Most pop/rock music I hear in 4/4 time usually has a snare drum on the 2nd and 4th beats (upbeats). I understand the need to keep rhythm by alternating the bass drum and snare on successive beats. ...

I live on the 3rd floor of my apartment and people downstairs are just about to lose it cos of me practicing my "L R Kick" triplets. I want to know if there is an intelligent, makeshift way to ...

First I am quite new to drums, like playing frequently for about a year. But I am quite depressed with my own progress and I have many questions in my head, here's one of them: I never learnt / ...

A note is a vibration at a certain frequency. A drum produces a tone with a certain pitch much like a string percussed with a mallet. Why is a drum unfit for playing a melody while a string inside a ...

I have very recently tried to get a bit into very basic drumming and often read phrases like: "Start with practicing Paradiddles" or even "Paradiddlediddles". I got that far that this has something ...

I know it's mostly about compression and EQ but I can't seem to get even closer to this. It just sounds really kicky, even the snares. I'm using Addictive Drums with almost all the presets, but none ...

I'm trying to write a 12/8 drum score in Lilypond, with a lot of 32nd note phrasing, and the default beam grouping looks a bit ugly to me: (Here's the above example in LilyBin: http://lilybin.com/...

I'm writing a drum sheet template for LilyPond and I'd like to place a drum key box to the left of the header. Here is what I've done so far: LilyBin link for fiddling with my markup: http://lilybin....

Working on 4 limb independence. Counting beats or measures in my head (or out loud) is really hard. 4/4 I can just feel and seldom screw up, but I'm studying jazz and trying not to get lost doing ...

This question might be a little weird, but I was wondering, since there are a lot of different ways to perform a drum solo, how to practice for them. I'm looking forward to play something clean, not ...

When writing music, I use a program called Fruity Loops. Of the music that I write that has percussion, some of them are written with all the percussion instruments being grouped into one pattern. ...

I have a two-part question. Is there any advantage playing a left handed drum set if I'm a right handed drummer? And we all know about famous left handeds drummers playing right handed drum sets, ...

I'm just a beginner in writing music. and I am learning this just for fun. I had read some books about writing music, but still confused with some questions, this is one of my question. I had tried ...

I'm very new to drums but I've started learning and it's amazing! Right now I'm trying to learn the "Funky Drummer" beat from here: One example is playing the second ...

Does anybody know what to call a West-African hemispherical drum with two bands of what seems to be electrical tape crossing at right angles on its "north pole"?? The drum can be seen below: For an ...

I am a self-learning drummer for playing drum for around 1 year. Recently I am facing a problem which is I have lost my direction of practicing. I feel like I am at a bottleneck and need some ...

So I am currently in somewhat of a ¨band¨ with my long time friend. He has recently learned how to drum, although he is almost prodigious for the amount of time he has put into it. My question is, how ...

I'm starting to chart out some of the covers our band does and I am wondering how to add small variations to bar repeats e.g. adding an open hi-hat at the end of the 4th bar: I have seen some charts ...

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