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How to Make Your Drum Recordings Groove More

I take this approach in nearly every recording session I play on- so I thought today we could put it in to practice, and you can follow along in realtime. So let’s do an experiment today! We’re going to play an over-simplified drum part, with the VISION that we can make it feel/groove harder by […]

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How to Prepare Quickly

How to Prepare for Drumming Opportunities

How I Got Ready for a Video Shoot in 36 Hours I was thrown into a musical situation where I really couldn’t use notes or charts- and I had basically one day to prepare and memorize 4 songs that I had never heard. Thankfully, this isn’t too uncommon in the music world, so I’ve done […]

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I Practice What I Preach and It Worked

Daily Drummer Podcast

How A Metal Video Got me a Christian Music Video Gig I got a call last week for a gig, based 100% on an Instagram video I posted that same day. The style of the video and the style of the gig couldn’t be more opposite- it didn’t matter to the artist and it won’t […]

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Creating New Problems for Yourself

Daily Drummer podcast

Stick with Something Long Enough to Become Great Many drummers think that becoming well-rounded stylistically is the path to scoring gigs. This is actually wrong- and today I’ll talk about why…

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Want to be the Amazon of Drumming?

You won’t start out in the world you end up in. But you can still start! This episode is a bit of a follow-up to my last episode. I always teach that if you want to be a professional musician- you have to do what professional musicians are doing. But that’s not entirely true. Let […]

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The Other Half of a Pro Drumming Career

Daily podcast for drummers

I’ve never really talked about this before It’s often said in the business world that if you only have one customer that pays your bills, you don’t own a business- you have a boss… AKA just another kind of job. The same is true of us drummers… If you plan to someday get hired by […]

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How to Stay Motivated to Practice

Daily drummer podcast

Listener Question: How do you get out of a drumming rut? Mark writes: What are the strategies you use to keep yourself motivated to progress in your playing and approach to practice? Do you have any tips to help get through a rut in your playing?  Let’s talk about it!

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A Simple Hack to Make Your Drum Tracks Feel Better

Daily podcast for drummers

Sometimes Simple Patterns Just Need a Little Window Dressing I’ve always preached that if you want to be a professional drummer- you have to do the things that other professional drummers are doing. And this one trick that I’ll share today is a simple and easy way to not only do exactly what other pro […]

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Addicted to Learning

Drummer Daily Podcast

Stop Learning So Much and Start Playing! I suffer from the same affliction that you might have: I often find myself binging on videos of drum tutorials and performances. I’m starting to realize that this may not be such a good thing- and that we all can get so caught up in learning things on […]

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