The Beat VIDEOS ARTICLES PODCAST STYLES HEALTH RUDIMENTS

Jared Falk  /  Quick Tips
We Recorded A Song Using Only Household Junk
Some drummers start out on pots and pans. So we wanted to see if we could make household items into a playable kit. Here's what happened...

Jared Falk  /  Quick Tips
Every Drummer Does This
What do car blinkers, sprinklers, and windshield wipers have to do with drumming? They all have this one thing in common...

Rob Brown  /  Quick Tips
The Only 3 Rudiments You Need To Know
Learn how to practice single stroke rolls, double stroke rolls, and paradiddles - the three rudiments every drummer needs to know.

Mike Sleath  /  Quick Tips
5 Tips For Drummers Who Want To Go Pro
Mike Sleath (who tours with Shawn Mendes) spills all his best tips on how to excel as a pro drummer.

Emmanuelle Caplette  /  Performances
Play This Song If You’re In A Funk (Emmanuelle Caplette)
One way to get out of a funk is by getting funky on the drums! Emmanuelle shares some needed advice at the end of this video.

Mike Sleath  /  Quick Tips
How Shawn Mendes’ Drummer Replicates Programmed
Drums Live

How does Mike Sleath perform Shawn Mendes' electronic drum parts on the kit live? He walks us through his hybrid setup.

Brandon Toews  /  Quick Tips
The Top 12 Drummers You’ve Heard…But Never Heard Of
Who played Animal's drum solo against Buddy Rich? Who drummed on "A Charlie Brown Christmas"? Find out in this video/article!

Emmanuelle Caplette  /  Performances
Emmanuelle Caplette Drums Us Into Outer Space
Who's got the fastest hands in the west? Watch Emmanuelle Caplette crush this drum cover!

Brandon Toews  /  Quick Tips
How To Play Drums Like Alex Van Halen
Learn how to play some of Van Halen's most memorable beats in under 10 minutes.

Mike Sleath  /  Performances
Shawn Mendes’ Drummer Plays “Treat You Better”
Wanna see how a pro does it? Watch Mike Sleath, drummer for Shawn Mendes, play through one of the superstar's big singles.

Jared Falk  /  Quick Tips
We Made A Kids Drum Set Sound Amazing
Can you make a toy drum set sound good? Yep - and here's how to do it!

Matt McGuire  /  Performances
Matt McGuire “Good 4 U” Drum Cover
Matt McGuire performs "good 4 u" by Olivia Rodrigo in his first drum cover in 6 months!

Brandon Toews  /  Quick Tips
How To Play “Take Five” At Any Skill Level
Brandon breaks down the legendary 5/4 groove from "Take Five" (Dave Brubeck Quartet) in this short lesson for beginner jazz drummers.

Jared Falk  /  Quick Tips
The Beat Behind BTS’ Hit “Butter”
"Butter" by K-pop titans BTS has smashed YouTube records. Here's why the beat is so perfect for the song.

Ryan Van Poederooyen  /  Performances
If “Planet Of The Apes” Had A Prog Metal Theme Song
This epic theatrical masterpiece is a prog metal drummer's dream. Watch Ryan crush this Devin Townsend Project drum playthrough!

Brandon Toews  /  Quick Tips
The 10 Commandments Of Worship Drumming
If you play drums in church, here are 10 things you absolutely need to know.

Ryan Van Poederooyen  /  Featured Lessons
This Exercise Will Help You Learn Odd Time Drumming
If you're new to playing in odd time, this one exercise will make it much easier to get used to playing in 5, 7, 9, and more.

Brandon Toews  /  Quick Tips
Do Vintage Drums Actually Sound Better?
Do vintage drums sound better than modern drums, or is it just a personal preference? We put them to the test.

Ryan Van Poederooyen  /  Quick Tips
192 Drum Beats You Can Play With The Stick Control Book
Each exercise from the classic drum book "Stick Control" can be turned into a drum beat. Ryan Van Poederooyen shows you how to get started!

Jared Falk  /  Quick Tips
How Quickly Can You Set Up A Tiny Drum Kit?
Four drummers. Four portable drum kits. Who will come out on top?

Scroll To Load More Posts

The Fastest Way To Get Faster is Jared Falk's 10-day routine that will help you rapidly
improve your speed around the kit. Enter your email address below to get started!

By signing up you’ll also receive our ongoing free lessons and special offers. Don’t worry, we value your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time.