acoustic vs electric drums

Electronic vs Acoustic Drums

If you’re looking to buy your first drum set, there’s one big question that you must first answer – do you want to go with an electronic drum kit, or an acoustic drum kit? While you can certainly learn to play the drums on either, there are some key differences you need to be aware…

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Best Easy Ukulele Christmas Songs

Looking for some easy ukulele Christmas songs to bust out at a party? We put together a list of crowd-favorite Christmas jams that you can manage on your ukulele even if you’re several eggnogs deep!   Santa Baby Chords: C, A7, Dm, G7 (mostly) Strum pattern: D, D (mostly) Santa Baby is a great Christmas…

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Best Ukulele Strap for 2017

Before we talk about finding the best ukulele strap for your uke, let’s talk about if standing while performing first.

Many people play their ukulele while standing as much as they do while sitting, especially while performing for others. I’m sure you’ve seen guitar players play their instruments with a strap that holds the guitar to their body while they play – can ukulele players do the same?

Traditionally, when the ukulele is played standing up it is done so without a strap. The ukulele is light enough and small enough that the performer can “trap” the body of the ukulele against themselves with their strumming forearm, keeping the instrument upright.

The hand that’s fingering notes/chords shouldn’t really be used to hold the ukulele up. If you do, you will have a hard time moving between notes and chords fluidly.

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Honest Drumeo Review – Is Drumeo Edge Worth It?

If you’re looking to learn how to play the drums, you’re only going to get so far without learning proper technique from an experienced drummer. Luckily today, there’s quite a few different ways to get access to drum teachers and progress your drumming skills. Let’s look at a few different options that are available, and then…

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Beginners Guide to Drum Sticks

Drumsticks might be an afterthought to the newbie drummer, but that’s a big mistake! From a distance most drumsticks look alike, but there’s some subtle differences between the different models. The differences between drumsticks come down to the material they’re made out of, such as different types of wood or plastic, and the shape of…

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Best Portable Digital Drum Kit for 2017

Percussion instruments come in many shapes and varieties. The great thing about drumming is you can make your kit as big or small as you’d like! For those really short on space, one of these best portable digital drum kits could be the perfect kit for you.   Benefits of Table Electronic Drums The biggest reason…

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Best Drum Throne for 2017

NEWSFLASH – AMAZON SALE TODAY! CLICK HERE TO SAVE UP TO 71% OFF INSTRUMENTS!   Drumming is an intense exercise in complete body control. Even after you get yourself one of the top electric drum kits, you’re still going to need something to sit on – a drum throne.  Like office workers, drummers find themselves…

Best Electronic Drum Kit for 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn the drums, but didn’t have the space to store a bulky drum kit? Or maybe the crazy amount of noise stopped your parents, landlord, or loved ones from letting you practice your passion? The very best electronic drum kits are the answer to many aspiring drummers wishes. With electronic drum…