Blog #drums


  • 07/03/2019 13:49

I've been on about this for a while - asking if any students could come up with how many variations of single stroke roll are possible. I knew it would turn out to be a big number, but finally we have been lucky enough to find someone with the time and inclination to give it some proper thought! Step forward Musiclab drum student and maths man Simon Dray.....

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  • 16/05/2018 20:13

It is a well-known fact that playing a musical instrument can bring a lot of joy to not only the musician, but the people around them too. In this article I explain the key value and benefits that come with learning and playing a musical instrument.

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  • 07/03/2018 20:18

A guest blog by Musiclab student, Andy Newland.....

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  • 19/03/2017 17:51

People have often asked how they should practice and what you should practice in order to make the most of your time, and also to get as good as possible as quick as possible.

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  • 19/03/2017 16:46

The difference between a good drummer and an amazing drummer is often not in the patterns or fills they are playing them, but how they are playing.

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  • 19/03/2017 11:52

Drum head choices

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  • 16/02/2017 17:59

I've recently seen a multitude of cymbal stacks, mis-matched hi hats, 'choppers' and other "fx" cymbals that all sorts of drummers have been adding to their set ups.

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  • 21/06/2014 11:47

When talking about snare drums there are two different drum specifications to take into account.

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  • 21/03/2013 12:02

When I first started looking to buy my first cymbals, I had no idea what to look for or whether the price of the instrument was proportional to how good it sounds, and looks.

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  • 27/03/2012 11:23

Dom Antony talks about warming up to play drums.

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