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Hi guys Welcome to another Drum Syllabus Series lesson. In this video, we are going to be taking a look at Semiquaver Groupings in our fills. For more videos and lessons please subscribe to the Drum Syllabus Series youtube channel. Don’t forget to check out the Drummer Diaries here: https://youtu.be/Lmw4rjVT1iQ  

Motown

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This week a few students have been looking at Motown. For drummers Motown is recognisable by it’s distinct ‘four snare drum’ groove. Check out tracks such as I Can’t Help Myself by The Four Tops and Aint Too Proud To Beg by The Temptations to hear this groove in action. For more info on Motown check out the official website …

Stix Trix: Developing the Bonham

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Hi guys and welcome to another Stix Trix video. In this video we are looking at how to expand upon the classic Bonham triplet lick.. For more videos and lessons please subscribe to the Drum Syllabus Series you tube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/DSSVideoLessons?sub_confirmation=1 You can also find the Drum Syllabus Series at: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/ppstix http://drumsyllabus.tumblr.com https://twitter.com/DrumSyllabus https://www.facebook.com/drumsyllabusseries Also a big thank you to …

Accessing Lesson Resources

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A few students have been asking how to access their lesson materials and all the other great stuff available on the Drum Syllabus app. So just for you here is a quick video showing you how to access all that lovely stuff…enjoy! Watch the video¬†here.

The Force is Strong With DSS!

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Star Wars has been thrilling audiences of all ages for nearly 40 years, and every great film needs a great soundtrack. John Williams does not disappoint with his now (in my opinion at least) legendary score. To celebrate the release of the latest Star Wars film The Force Awakens, here is a quick lesson based on two of the tracks …

New Lesson Resources

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Hello Drummers! Just a quick post to let you all know that you can now access the slowed down versions of songs studied in lessons direct from the lesson materials page¬†at www.ppstix.co.uk and the DSS app. Can’t find the song(s) you’re looking for? Just drop me an email and let me know!  

London Drum Show 2015

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I had the privilege of helping out the team on the Roland stand at the London Drum Show last weekend. I got to meet some great people and a couple of heroes too! Roland really are the best in the business at providing top quality electronic drum kits. It was a joy to help and to take part in what …

Learn Anything Faster Than Ever

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Want to know the quickest, easiest and fastest way to learn anything? Of Course you do right?! Then you need the Perfect Practice Routine. You can find it in Drum Syllabus term 3 available here:  

Songs Every Drummer Should Know Part 3

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This one should really be called ‘albums every drummer should know’! Possibly (in my opinion at least) Ringo’s finest hour was the Abbey Road album. This week’s song every drummer should known is the amazing Come Together taken from said album. It’s also worth checking out ‘Here Comes the Sun’ as well as ‘The End’ from Abbey Road where Ringo …

New Lesson Materials – Tunes Every Drummer Should Know Part 2

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Continuing the series of lessons on songs every drummer should know here is another classic – Stevie Ray Vaughn’s Pride and Joy. Check out the lesson notes below. Please note this is just a basic outline. Can you spot fills and groove variations that are not in the lesson notes? Please feel free to share in the comments section. Enjoy! …