A ping pong ball as a guiro? A trash can as a bass drum? In this video, watch Reuben Spyker turn a bottle of toothpicks into a shaker and make the world into a percussive paradise.
Anyone can incorporate out-of-the-box drumming into their vocabulary by trying creative techniques and sound sources. You can drum on (or with) virtually anything! And you can drum pretty much anywhere.
So we want you to help us prove it.
Want to win the PDP kit in the video (minus the cymbals and snare drum)? Here’s how to enter the play-along contest:
The contest ends October 31 and we will announce the winner November 1. We’ll also be editing the entries together to create an epic collaboration video. Good luck!
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