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Learn to play the advanced song Ain't It Fun by Paramore

 
Learn to play the drum part to the advanced song "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore, featuring drummer Ilan Rubin. Your drum teacher, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake), teaches you the beats and fills to the song, as well as discussing setting up the kit for left handed drummers (as it applies to Ilan Rubin). Matt Teitelman (Kanye West) discusses tied notes and 16th note triplets, as well as the concept of Swing, all of which you'll need to understand the sheet music. Finally, bassist Antar Goodwin (Sting, Matisyahu, Nine Days) joins Dylan to discuss how to play the song as a rhythm section. Tons of great material in here! Music School Online offers individual, on demand drum lessons and drum courses for you to learn how to play drums at your own pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Duration: 00:06:10
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, gain a deeper understanding of how to recognize, count, feel, and write rhythm in modern music with the introduction of musical ties, those small curved lines connecting notes, and their function. Matt focuses on when, how, and why to use ties in music notation and shows you examples. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:10:12
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, gain a deeper understanding of how to play and feel music with the introduction to swing rhythms across all music genres. Swing rhythms are based on eighth (8th) note triplets and Matt demonstrates various ways to play, count and write these. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, allowing you to better communicate with fellow musicians, and giving you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:18:35
Learn how to play "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore Part 1 on the drums. This drum tutorial is taught by instructor Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) in three parts. In this drum lesson, Dylan teaches you the main groove as played by the great drummer, Ilan Rubin. Be sure to check out parts 2 and 3 for a more in depth study.This drum tutorial is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:15:11
Learn to play "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore Part 2 on the drums. This drum tutorial is taught by instructor Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) in three parts. In this drum lesson, Dylan teaches you the detailed grooves of the song, the extra notes, as they were played on the record by Ilan Rubin. Be sure to check out parts 1 and 3 for more on this song.This drum tutorial is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:17:06
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt explores ways to manipulate the triplets to make interesting rhythms with the introduction to common sixteenth (16th) note triplet rhythms. He demonstrates several ways to count and write sixteenth triplets and provides examples. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, allowing you to better communicate with fellow musicians, and giving you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:06:41
Learn how to set up your drum kit for the left-handed drummer. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake), a lefty himself, explains three options for lefties when setting up the drum set. Dylan also explains what other famous left-handed drummers do including Ringo Starr, Travis Barker, Billy Cobham, Ilan Rubin, Carter Beauford, Phil Collins, Joey Waronker, and Eric Deggans and how it affects their playing. Dylan offers practical techniques for proper body positioning and then discusses how and where to place the drums for comfortable playing.Be sure to check out other other drum lessons and our rhythm section tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:18:50
Learn to play "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore Part 3 on the drums. This drum tutorial is taught by instructor Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) in three parts. In this drum tutorial, Dylan teaches you the drum fills of the song. Be sure to check out parts 1 and 3 for more on this song.This drum lesson is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:24:52
Learn to play the rhythm section on "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) explore the interplay between the drums and the bass and how they work together. They discuss each of the instrument's playing techniques and the complimentary parts each one plays to create excellent forward momentum throughout the song.Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create an awesome rhythm section.
 
 
 
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