Every drumbook is written in a specific order, some start easily and become more and more difficult, other books are divided into categories so you can determine your ideal route yourself. The books for 360DRUMS are part of that second group. In the book I present 3 different routes, where my favorite is the 3rd. This article helps you to understand a bit more about this ‘custom’ route.Continue reading “finding your best route through the books”
As you might already know, the 360drums package can be ordered via the webshop (see button above), but you can also order it from one of my favorite sites: percussionbooks.com. This site offers a huge assortment of the best and most beautiful drum books. Click here to take a look at that site!
Hey, I just made a video to tell about the books, the audio & the videos… (only in Dutch) Interested? Watch it below or go to YouTube and please subscribe to the channel!Continue reading “the books in 30 seconds?”
While studying the exercises in book 1 (beats) & book 2 (fills) you can struggle with the notes. Besides learning to play the drums itself, improving your reading skills can be a different cup of tea.
Once every year I would like to give you an update, as in a summary of the last year, especially for all drum teachers that are using the books, the audio or the app. Therefor, one year after launching the books it is time for the once-a-year-update-newsletter.
Since a week or two the new version of the 360DRUMSapp is available in the stores now (iOS/Android). Its main new feature is the special drummers’ metronome. Curious how it works? Check the video below and don’t forget to download the app on your mobile device.
Recently, the free 360DRUMSbook app has been updated and its new feature is one every drummer dreams of. Probably you are quite familiar with your metronome, now in this new version, the 360DRUMSbook app has a special metronome that brings you the drumless band tracks for studying at slow speed (40-65bpm). Furthermore, you can use the 12 special metronomes that allow you to study in even and triplet feel with the click on:
Weekly, on every Sunday, a new podcast episode (vodcast) will be launched to inspire you with exercises taken from the books. Every week a beat & fill are used to ‘jam’, true audio without all the fancy editing and EQ-ing. Want to subscribe? Go to your favorite podcast-app and search for 360DRUMSbook.
If you like, you can use the following direct-links:
Or visit the overview-page for the podcasts on this website by clicking here.
It is hard to explain all details in just a few words. Unfortunately, it appeared impossible for me. Therefor, I made 11 short inspirational movie clips to explain how the books can be used for:
- the first lesson of a new student in your drum school
- a beginner level student
- an intermediate level student
- an advanced level student
I hope this gives you some insight and a better feel and touch with these books before you decide to purchase them.