Rudiment King

Rudiment King – Learn Your Drum Rudiments Faster [iOS App]

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Our friend Jared and his team over at Drumeo have launched a sweet new iOS app called Rudiment King and we think it’s going to be a smash hit with drummers! It just released yesterday and it’s already climbed to #3 in the “top paid apps” in the Apple App Store. Rudiment King is an iOS drumming game designed to help you …

20 drummer gifts under 20 dollars

20 Drummer Gifts For Under $20

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Buying for the drummer(s) in your life is not always an easy task, nor is it cheap. To help ease your burden, we’ve taken the time to do the hard work of compiling a list of 20 drummer gifts for under $20. [Editor’s Note: Please note that at the time of publishing, all 20 items listed below were listed at $20 and under …

Snareweight M1 - 2

Dampen Your Snare With The New Snareweight M1

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My eye caught the release of yet another offering from Snareweight. I’ve had the pleasure of emailing Mat Strickland back and forth a few times and to honour his innovative approach to snare dampening I wanted to take a moment to highlight the Snareweight M1. The Snareweight M1 The M1 is engineered to control the resonance without sacrificing the brightness of the drum. …

DIY Drum Enclosure

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Brad over at shared the process of how he made his own drum enclosure for the church. Notes about the DIY enclosure The aluminium frame was all 90 degree angled pieces The lexan(polycarbonate) was sandwiched between the angled frame and aluminum strips using nuts and bolts The other side of the frame was bolted to the floor(drum riser) Lexan …

[GIVEAWAY] 5 Drumming DVDs from Hudson Music ($95 value)

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[This Post is part of the series Christmas Giveaways For The WorshipDrummer] We believe that music education and instruction is one of the best ways that you can improve as a drummer. To help you guide you towards that path we’ve already given away a 1-year membership to Drumeo Edge and a Successful Drumming DVD box set. Today, we are thrilled to …

[GIVEAWAY] Christmas Giveaways For The WorshipDrummer: DRUMEO.COM

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We are at the start of some massive Christmas giveaways. Keep on reading as we are thrilled to announce our first giveaway of the Christmas season! We’ve reviewed the Successful Drumming DVD Box Set and enjoyed the journey very much! Today, we are excited to reveal that we have partnered with our friend Jared over at Drumeo and are giving away 2 …

Christmas Giveaways For The WorshipDrummer

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We couldn’t be happier to reveal a secret project that we’ve been working on since the end of summer! With great diligence, we’ve been busy looking for quality sponsors and products that we feel would benefit drummers. Period. We wanted to close out 2014 with a BANG, and we are so grateful for all the companies who said yes and are sponsoring some of …

Some New Music That We’re Digging This Fall

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There has been some great new music that has come out recently and we wanted to share some of our favourites with you. New Music for Fall Planetshakers: This Is Our Time (Drummer: Andy Harrison) Chris Tomlin: Love Ran Red (Drummer: Travis Nunn) Desperation Band: Banner (Drummer: Jared Henderson) Worship Central: Set Apart (Drummer: Tim Cooke) Martin Smith: Back To The Start   …

iMASCHINE for iPad

Apple Store iOS App Freebie: iMASCHINE by Native Instruments

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[The following worked from my iPhone, and not my iPad] The Apple Store iOS App is currently offering iMaschine by Native Instruments for free (normally $4.99) via promo code. iMaschine, affectionately known as the groove sketchpad, puts professional groove production in the palm of your hand. With iMaschine you can create a beat on 16 pads.  Add a melody with the keyboard. Spice up …