How to play on UFO Drum. Basic scale [Lesson 1]

How to play on UFO Drum, you asked. UFO drum is an intuitive tonal drum. It’s very easy to play on it because all the sounds are tuned in a harmonious pentatonic scale. You just can’t play wrong on it. But for a deeper understanding of yourself, the drum notes will release and outward your inner experiences and states. For a more colorful and full expression of.

But for a deeper search yourself, the drum notes will release and outward your inner experiences and states. For a more colorful and full expression of ourselves, we offer a small series of lessons to learn the drum.

Let’s start with the basics!

On the UFO Tank Drum you can play with sticks that come with the kit or with your fingers by triking the tongues of the drum with strong and short kicks. It’s simpler to start playing at Tank drum with the sticks and then practice playing with your hands. Hands are usually played with index fingers or Thumb fingers.

How the scale fits in the UFOdrum?

We make the notes in the ranks in such a way that it was convenient to play with both hands without crossing them.

How To Play On UFO drum

UFOdrum location of notes in the scale.

To play the whole series, we will pass from the first note to the last one constantly alternating hands on each note.

Practice a little with losing the series one way and back and move on to the next lesson.

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How to play it?

It’s easy to play the UFO drum – it’s tuned so that every combination of the pedals sound together harmoniously (pentatonic scale). From the first touch, you will intuitively play delightful music. You should just relax, follow the rhythm flow and the music will come from you, filling a space with mystical sounds and healing vibrations. It is also a perfect instrument for meditation and sound healing.

Technique

UFO drum can be played with hands or with sticks. Place it on your lap, or on some soft surface to keep sound hole at the bottom open. The hit must be sharp, but not too strong. After a short contact with the surface of the instrument finger should “bounce up” like a tennis ball. The shorter is the time of contact with the surface – the longer the sound becomes and the overtones get richer. For beginners, the best way to start is to use a forefinger. Hit the surface of the drum with your fingertips, the place which normally used for the fingerprint. After a little practice, the notes played with fingers will become as loud and clear as if you are using steel tongue drum soft sticks.

User maintenance is simple, just wipe it sometimes inside and out with a natural oil to avoid corrosion. Protect from bumps and scratches. And enjoy it!

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