El Estepario Siberiano Breaks Bass Drum Speed Record – 400 BPM

January 24, 2024

In an extraordinary display of musical innovation and sheer speed, Jorge Garriode aka El Estepario Siberiano, a renowned drummer, has broken new ground in the world of drumming.

 Utilizing a unique setup of two dualist pedals, each featuring two beaters, he has achieved a staggering 400 beats per minute (BPM), setting a new benchmark in double bass drumming.

El Estepario Siberiano Breaks Bass Drum Speed Record

This groundbreaking video was not just a test of speed but also a venture into uncharted territory in drumming technique. El Estepario Siberiano embarked on this journey with a blend of curiosity and technical prowess, as he explains in his latest video.

The challenge: to play two separate bass drums with two single double pedals, a concept that initially seemed baffling even to him.

The mechanics of this setup are intriguing. A single Dualist pedal typically allows a drummer to play a double bass with one foot.

By employing two of these pedals simultaneously, El Estepario Siberiano effectively quadrupled his playing speed. This approach, while theoretically sound, was untested until now.

In his video, El Estepario Siberiano walks viewers through the experiment, starting with a demonstration of the pedal mechanics and progressing to the actual performance.

El Estepario Siberiano playing two dualist pedals

Siberiano gradually increased the tempo, eventually reaching the unprecedented speed of 400 BPM. This achievement is not just about raw speed; it’s a testament to his ability to adapt and control the unique dual-pedal setup. 

The physicality of playing with two springs per pedal, he notes, makes it an intense workout, pushing the boundaries of endurance and skill.

This feat is more than a personal triumph; it’s a milestone in the world of drumming. El Estepario Siberiano has not only set a new record but also opened up a realm of possibilities for drummers seeking to explore new techniques and push the limits of their instrument.

As he concludes his video, El Estepario Siberiano invites his audience to suggest new challenges and compositions, embracing the collaborative spirit that drives musical innovation. His achievement is a vivid reminder that in the world of music, the only limits are those of imagination and daring.

Watch the Record-Breaking Performance: 

Denis Loncaric
Denis Loncaric

My name is Denis. I am a drummer, percussionist, music enthusiast, and blogger. Drums have been my passion for 15 years now. My idea is to write about the things I like and I am interested in. I want to share my drum passion with fellow musicians who walk, talk, and breathe drums.

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