15 Simple beats that feature in famous songs.
As drummers, we're often drawn into the desire to play fast. We've seen drummers put on amazing displays of speed, endurance and athleticism behind the kit. It's impressive and quite an experience to watch. However, the need for speed can also be a hindrance.
Your slow progress may not be due to your lack of effort in the practice room. What's the saying? Perfect practice makes perfect. Here are 5 practical tips to make your practice time more productive. Plan: Before you sit down behind...
Many of us remember Family Matters, but how many remember the remarkable drum fills in the show's theme song?
We've notated the theme from Cheers. Take a stroll down memory lane.
We've notated the slick linear groove played by Ricky Syers at D-Rail Station. These little drums carry a big beat.
How well do you read rhythms? Test your knowledge with this 5 question, auto-graded quiz (with explanations for wrong answers).
After only a few gigs as a musician, youʼre bound to observe (unless your head is down or your eyes are closed) that rhythm affects people in dramatic and emotional ways. Rhythm in its purest form — without melody and harmony...
Do you need a GPS when navigating your way through sheet music? Or, can you find your way around just FINE (sorry for the pun). Take this interactive quiz, which contains detailed explanations of each question, should you get one wrong.
In our second edition of "What Do You Note" test your reading skills with a fun interactive quiz. Enjoy!
Steve Ley resurrected the Name That Groove trivia this weekend. We hope you enjoy it! Can you Name That Groove?
The first Name That Groove trivia of 2015! Can you name that groove?
There's a common mistake made in the transcription below. Can you identify what is wrong with the notation after listening to how the beat is actually played? Hint: it's not missing anything. It has too much. Here's the audio of what the beat is...
This week's Name That Groove takes us back to the 70s. Can you Name That Groove?
This week's Name That Groove tests your knowledge of picking out drum beats from Muse.