Is Learning Music Theory Important For Drummers?

Is Music Theory Important For Drummers?

Is music theory important for drummers? That’s a good question! So let’s find out.

Spoiler: I’m a trained conductor for classical percussion instruments. My opinions on the topic for this reason might be a little biased. But of course not too much, don’t worry. 😉

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How to stay motivated when times are rough: 3 tips

How to stay motivated when times are rough tips for drummers

How to stay motivated when times are rough? Heck, that’s a good question – not only for drummers! I mean: Each of us has those days when things don’t turn out as we initially planned, right?

Being a musician for some years now, I know rough times too well. But that’s OK, because I really learned a lot going through them.

So in today’s article, I want to share 3 tips helping you to stay motivated when .. yeah, when you’re having some trouble.

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Funkey: Bass only playalong for drums [+ free tabs PDF]

Funkey Bass only drum playalong + free tabs PDF

With Funkey, I’m presenting you a funny and short Bass only playalong you can drum to. Have fun! 🙂

To make drumming along more easy, I’m sharing some helpful advice with you too. Also, you’ll find the bass tabs as a free PDF in this article. I find it quite handy to use them as a lead sheet.

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Why you shouldn’t compare yourself to other drummers

Why you shouldn't compare yourself to other drummers

Let me ask you one question: Do you compare yourself to other drummers? And if so, what is the reason for this? Do you think it helps you to become better? Or do you do it just for the fun of it?

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3 awesome reasons for making music

Making music reasons

Do you love making music? Or are you thinking about learning an instrument right now? If so, what are your reasons for this?

As I love making music myself, I’m going to write about my personal reasons to rock. Maybe they inspire you to grab a pair of drum sticks too? That’ll be awesome – so let’s go! 🙂

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You’re a drum beginner? 3 things you have to know!

You're a drum beginner? 3 things you have to know!

As a drum beginner, there lies a great musical journey ahead of you. What I can say from the bottom of my heart: Enjoy it! It will be a crazy as well as a joyful ride. 🙂

However, I’m sure you know the saying: Each medal has two sides. Or something like that. 😉 Being a drum beginner or musician in general is no exception.

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Expensive drums: Crucial for sounding good as a musician?

Expensive drums - do you really need them?

Expensive drums and cymbals are not only looking but sounding cool. Do you agree? Well, it depends on the musician playing the instruments. At least that’s what I’ve noticed over and over again during my musical career.

Let me get this one straight for you: If you want to sound good as a musician, you don’t necessarily need to have expensive equipment. However, the cheapest stuff won’t work either.

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