Groove Of The Month – January 2017

“A Quick Death In Texas” – Clutch – 2015 – Jean-Paul Gaster – 94bpm We’re doing something a little different this time around in that we are featuring a specific section of a song. In this case it is the bridge from Clutch’s “A Quick Death In Texas.” For this section Jean-Paul Gaster creates a…


Drumming with Santa and 2016 Wrap Up

I didn’t want to do yet another just sitting in front of the camera talking video, so here I am jamming with my favorite Christmas decoration as a text crawl talks about what we did this year. In all seriousness thank you very much for watching, commenting, subscribing, and supporting us through this year! If…

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2016 Publication Pack

Our last publication of the year is …..a collection of the things we published this year. But now they are in one location so you don’t have to go back and download them all individually. Yea! This includes:      The 50 Rock Tunes You Must Know      Our Beginning Percussionist Teacher Pack, which itself includes…


CHROMEY! – PASIC 2016 Recap

Our interview with Chris Schneberger, one of the handlers of CHROMEY, Neil Peart’s actual drumkit from the early days of RUSH! Join the Chromey Facebook Group: Get involved with Drumstrong:


Groove Of The Month – December 2016

“Vasoline” – Stone Temple Pilots – 1994 – Eric Kretz – 84bpm At PASIC 2016, I saw both JoJo Mayer and Jost Nickel talk about their interpretative use of the paradiddle on the drumset. In both cases they were at least in part talking about the idea that interpretation of a rhythm is as important…

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Teaching Tips – Mike’s Drums

The story of my, er, Mike’s drums.


PASIC 2016 Recap

All the PASIC you can handle in 9 min. This video is more about the experience of PASIC, to get a recount of the clinics Drew attended click here. As of the posting of this video we have 121 subscribers to our YouTube Channel. This is incredibly exciting and humbling for all of us that…


Drew’s PASIC 2016 Recap

Once again, this years Percussive Arts Society International Convention did not disappoint. I spent my three days at the convention as I always do, attending clinics, workshops, meetings, panel discussions, and performances. I also had a chance to check out a variety of new products in the exhibit hall, scour through a great number of…

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Publication – “Freight”

Yes, Freight has been on here for a long time, but since we just got back from PASIC 2016 we wanted to bring you something related, and Freight was something that we printed and gave out at PASIC a few years back. In addition to the story we finally have a video play through so…


Time Stand Still

In our first video installment of Percussion In Pop Culture we check out the new RUSH documentary Time Stand Still, in theatres for one night only. RUSH may be the most documented band in history. Do we need another documentary?