all “how to” videos can be found easily in the #360drumsbook app

The app for 360DRUMS has been completely updated, especially the video section has been given a major makeover which makes it even easier to find good sample videos while you are practicing.

This makes the videos (that fit the chapters) much easier accessible and you can get a lot of inspiration while you are practicing.

What can you find in this new version:

  • lots of inspiration for studying beats
  • many ideas for playing more creative fills
  • challenging drummer clicks (40-115bpm)
  • slow drumless playalong tracks (40-65bpm)

Besides all above, PayPal has recently been added as a payment system in the webshop. Furthermore, the digital version of the books can be purchased in de app by using PayPal. Many customers were asking for this feature. I am very glad to inform you about this new possibility.

creativity & messing up the right way

It is not easy to become a good drummer. Try to play the exercises well, becoming faster, integrate more and more techniques, play more and more variations, get better control over the muscles. And let’s not forget steadyness and volume control…

But creativity is a difficult quality, one that we can hardly train specifically. Taking risks, experimenting and making mistakes is the best route for this.

To show you how I do it… I have taken 2 chapters from Book of Fills (3.1 and 3.3), chosen a feel (even/triplet/bluesrock) and started to jam… Watch some of these 4 video’s & I hope you get inspired to do the same!

update for 360DRUMSbook app (iOS/Android)

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:

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the 360DRUMSbook podcasts

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.

how the books can fit your student (video)

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.

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almost ready

The day to release the books is already very close. The webshop will be opened in some days. The website is being filled from now on. The books are manufactured as we speak… Soon people. Soon the 360drums adventure can begin.