Online drum lessons 2012 – editor’s picks

Online drum lessons 2012 – editor’s picks

Traditionally at this time of year we review our picks of free online drum lessons. These are some of best bits from the drumming archives: Popular topics in 2012 Most viewed topic: Practice Routine Topic with most social shares: Drum Techniques Most commented topic:... Read More
Buying a drum kit

Buying a drum kit

If you are buying a drum kit for the first time there are many things to look out for. Drum sets come with a wide variety of options to choose from. Elephant Drums has put together this article to help answer the important questions when buying your first drum kit.... Read More
Learning Rock Band drums for Wii, Xbox, PS3

Learning Rock Band drums for Wii, Xbox, PS3

The Rock Band computer game on Wii, Xbox and Playstation has been massively popular. It has inspired many people to take up learning a real musical instrument. But what exactly are the differences between playing Rock Band drums and playing a real drum kit? A drums... Read More
Timing vs Time-Keeping

Timing vs Time-Keeping

“How do you know when there is a drummer at your door?” The knocking speeds up. Ha ha! The jokes are abundant, we’ve all heard them. It can become a sensitive issue when the drummer is constantly blamed for every slight slip-up in the time-keeping... Read More
Drums buying guide

Drums buying guide

The first thing to consider when buying a drum kit is whether you choose electronic drums or acoustic drums. What type of drum kit to buy? Ask yourself these questions: Will my neighbours be ok with me making noise? How much space do I have available to set up a drum... Read More