In the last decade or so, the market for drum heads has been flooded by new innovations, techniques and materials all claiming to be the future of drumming. Meanwhile, the coated Ambassador drum head by Remo continues to be one of the top-selling drum heads in the world year after year with almost no significant changes to its design for several decades. How do you sort through … [Read more...] about How to Shop for Drum Heads — Picking and Choosing
Learning how to play the drums is doable. The drum set is a very unique instrument. It requires tremendous amounts of dexterity, precision and coordination while also requiring a great internal sense of pulse and tempo. You often hear people say that they don’t have one of those characteristics so they could never be a drummer but like any other musical instrument, all of these … [Read more...] about Beginner’s Guide: How to Learn to Start Playing the Drums
A common question for first time digital SLR (DSLR) owners is what is the ISO setting on your digital DSLR camera and how do you use ISO? When it comes to digital camera specifications in general, this particular concept can be quite confusing for some (it was for us when we first started, at least). ISO stands for International Standards Organization and it a standardized … [Read more...] about What is ISO and How Do I Choose the Best ISO?
Learning to play piano is more like a journey than a destination. For some people it can take a year or more of practice to become proficient. Others can pick it up fairly quickly. Playing the piano for beginners is really all about knowing how to read notes, keys and chords. Along with understanding how a piano works and a good deal of practice, you will also need to prepare … [Read more...] about How to Learn to Play the Piano — A Beginner’s Guide
Learning how to play guitar can seem like one of those “I’d love to learn how to play someday, but it seems so hard” kind of mysteries. I can't tell you how many times I had stared at my guitar wanting to learn but just procrastinating due to feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of doing so. Today we will pull back the vail a bit and give you some beginner tips on how to learn … [Read more...] about How to Learn to Play the Guitar — A Beginners Guide