Category Archives for "Podcast"

How I Get My Snare Sound Part 2

How to tune a snare drum

Let’s Talk About Snare Tuning In part two of our snare drum sound series, we’ll talk about how I tune every snare drum that I play. My approach isn’t incredibly unique, but it is 100% ingrained in me and certainly contributes to my drum sound more than essentially any other aspect under my control.

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How I Get My Snare Sound Part 1

Daily podcast for drummers

My number 1 tip for snare head selection I get a lot of questions about my snare sound and how I achieve it. So today’s episode is part one of two that covers most of the details about how I do just that. In part 1, we’ll talk about head selection, and my number 1 […]

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Removing Obstacles to Unlock Your Drumming Potential

Drummer Daily Podcast

Lots of Little Changes can make a Huge Difference! I’ve made lots of clever (if I do say so myself) changes and adjustment to my practice setup over the years. My goal is to make it as easy and quick as possible for me to get into practicing and make the most of every moment […]

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Find the Right Guidance in Your Drumming Career

How to get good music career advice as a drummer

Get the RIGHT Career Advice to Become a Pro Drummer A huge controversy in the drumming world popped up this week… And it brought up an even bigger question I think many of us have asked before: “How can I get advice on my drumming career and trust that it’s the RIGHT advice?” So today […]

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Why Does My Drumming Not “Feel” Good?

There have been SO many times that I’ve heard a recording of my drumming- and something just felt off. It really wasn’t until a producer friend of mine started hiring me to edit my own drum tracks that I figured out why. And what’s crazy is that this exact reason for drumming not “feeling” right is extremely common in […]

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How to be a “Versatile” Drummer

How to be seen as a versatile drummer

This might surprise you- it surprised me! When I got fired from my first big gig, I was told it was because they thought of me as more of a “rock drummer” and the artist was going in a different direction. What’s weird is that I knew that I could play way more than just rock- but […]

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Stop Doing this with a Big Fat Snare Drum

Stop Doing this with Big Fat Snare Drum

So Many Drummers Do This and it’s Driving Me CRAZY! If you have a Big Fat Snare Drum (and even if you don’t) – you need to listen to this episode. So many drummers get caught in this trap with their playing, and doing this with a Big Fat Snare Drum on your snare really […]

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The One Time I Almost Got a Gig I Would’ve Regretted

Don't settle for a bad gig

I really dodged a bullet on this one Have you ever really wanted something- and it didn’t work out? And then later you find out something about that thing you really wanted, that makes you realize you would have been miserable if you had gotten that thing? That happened with me one time- with a drumming gig. I’ll tell […]

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Why I Got That Gig and You Didn’t

How to ace a drum audition

Being the Best Drummer Doesn’t Matter Think being a “better” drummer than everyone else will get you the gig? Wrong. Being the best drummer in your scene is rarely, if ever, the path to success. Today, we’re going to talk about what really matters to the people looking to hire drummers.

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Are You Learning or Just Playing Trivia?

Challenging yourself and growing as a drummer

If You Get It Right the First Time, You Aren’t Challenging Yourself What’s the number one sign that you aren’t growing enough as a drummer? It’s if you aren’t REGULARLY making mistakes in what you’re choosing to play.

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