Learn the half-time techniques used in the song The Hills by The Weeknd.
In this week's drum lesson we have got a sick sounding sextuplet drum fill that explores some of the many treats that the six stroke roll has to offer. The entire fill is played between the kick snare and hi hat, but can be played creatively around the kit.
Learn a 32nd note hi-hat technique used in the song Ride by Twenty One Pilots.
For this week's drum lesson we have got a cracking 12/8 groove and fill for beginner to intermediate level players. The faster you play it the harder it becomes. However, this combo of beat and lick will sound great at almost any tempo.
Learn the intro and main verse beat used by Bob Burns in the song Simple Man.
For this week's lesson we have got another fun two measure dum fill using 16th notes around the kit. Intermediate to advanced level.
Learn the main groove used by Will Champion in the song Adventure of a Lifetime.
For this week's lesson we start off with a nice beginner groove and over a number of phases, adding extra kicks and ghost notes, we develop it into a sweet intermediate level beat.
Learn a drum set warm-up designed to get a fuller range of motion.
Pick Withers uses a unique drum fill technique throughout the song Sultans of Swing. The most common fills we play are full or partial measure and end with a crash on beat 1. Sometimes, the fill is extended into the next measure, and the fill ends with a crash after beat 1.
For this week's lesson we have got an awesome sounding tom groove that we build from the ground up, starting with a relatively simple sticking pattern between the kick snare and hi hat.
This week we explore the concept of polyrhythms by examining Herlin Riley's techniques.
For this week's lesson we have got a cool groove and drum fill for intermediate level players. The beat has got a displaced snare on the 'a' of beat 1, giving it a cool feel, and the fill is made up of hertas and 32nd notes.
Learn the groove and technique used by Danny Carey throughout the intro and verses of Sober by Tool.
For this week's lesson we have got a cool 2 measure drum beat played predominantly on the snare drum with the hands occasionally hitting the hi hat with or without a kick. The aim is to improve our left hand and right foot coordination and avoid playing flams between the kick and hats.