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Drumming Tips: Recording With A Click Track

Drumming Tips: Recording With A Click Track Press play and read on. Design by Ian Leino I will begin with a definition and some history. What is a click track? It is essentially a MetroGnome. Sorry, that isn't entirely accurate. A metronome is a tool that makes audible sounds (or visual cues) at intervals. Musicians use them to practice interval timing, memorize tempos, and play music along to the rhythm. To set the story straight, allow me to mention a brief piece of the history behind the abomination that has been the nightmare of many a musician. History is fascinating......

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Drum Injuries: Drumming Is Dangerous!

Drum Injuries: Drumming Is Dangerous! I'll start from the beginning...from birth, but first, a disclaimer. This long-winded blog is not intended for personal use or to be taken internally, nor is it to be used as instructional material. Some of the information contained therein is purely conjecture, wildly inaccurate, highly improbable, and  even possibly a lie. Some of the stories are based on actual events. Names have been changed to protect the guilty innocent. If you have a drum solo that lasts longer than four hours, seek immediate medical attention. The oldest joke about raising children may be that they......

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20 Tips For Drummers To Prepare For A Recording Session

20 Tips For Drummers To Prepare For A Recording Session I had previously posted this to a music forum and received very positive feedback on it. I thought I would post it here in case it might help someone else along the way. While it is primarily aimed at kit drummers who may have never been in a recording studio before, it may also be helpful for anyone who might want a checklist of things to consider before going into a session. Before you even get to the studio, take time to tighten up any loose screws, nuts, bolts, or connections,......

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