Learning the drums? Get ready to face some drumming mistakes!
Hey, I’m just being honest.
And after all, we all know them, right?
The mistakes we ALL make as a drummer.
Everybody struggles when starting-out to play the drums.
Still, I struggle after being a drummer half of my life.
No big deal, that’s normal.
You might struggle as well, and get over your drumming mistakes.
Maybe you made some bigger ones like me.
And hey … that’s perfectly fine!
Just remember: Continue reading “5 Painful Drumming Mistakes & What I’ve Learned From Making Them”
How can you become a successful drummer?
That’s a great question.
In today’s article, we’re going to answer it.
I’m sharing 3 rules helping you crack this goal.
This article is not for you when you’re searching for tips and hacks to sharpen your drumming skills.
It’s about becoming a successful drummer in terms of a way of life.
Also, they are key elements for making a proper living by drumming and beyond. Continue reading “3 Rules Of How To Become A Successful Drummer”
What do you learn from drumming?
I guess to play the drums? 😀
Not so funny joke aside: There’s more to it.
Learning to play the drums has quite some benefits to offer.
Finally, it’s not about hitting a bunch of drums and cymbals by accidents.
There’s a lot to learn from drumming besides of cool beats and rhythms.
In this article, let’s dig into the mindset part of learning this lovely set of instruments. Continue reading “What Do You Learn From Drumming (Besides Of Playing The Drums) ?”
Why do you drum?
That’s a great question to think about.
Let’s do so in today’s article. Continue reading “Why Do You Drum?”
Why drumming is good for you? Well, I could give you a whole list of reasons. But …
Nope, I actually will.
That’s what I’m going to do:
In this article, you’ll find my 108 best reasons why drumming is good for you.
Most of them I have experienced by myself. Others are proved by scientific research.
If you want to have an additional reason added, share your thoughts in the comments below.
But now, let’s start with my ultimate feel drumming feel good list. 🙂 Continue reading “108 Reasons Why Drumming Is Good For You”
May I ask a question? Are you believing in yourself as a drummer? Or would you say that you’re at maximum an ok musician?
Maybe you’re just experiencing a not so nice episode in your musical journey right now. You literally think everything you do or play suck.
But this will pass by. Even if you don’t see the end of this exhausting stage now.
It could be that you lack self-confidence as a drummer as well. Know the nagging feeling inside you?
Also, it does not have to be triggered by any external event.
Continue reading “How To Finally Start Believing In Yourself As a Drummer”
You just feel like you suck at drumming.
He took a glimpse into the mirror. What he saw was no big surprise: Big green eyes, small lips. 12 wrinkles on his forehead. He had taken this process many times before. Simply look into the mirror. See what’s still there. And ask himself one single question: What kind of drummer do you want to be? Continue reading “What Kind Of Drummer Do You Want To Be?”
Oh, she’s such an awesome female drummer! Her stuff is so complex … Wow, I bet she must have the best drumming technique on earth.
Said no one ever.
Ok, some actually do.
And hey, I don’t blame them. But does great drumming equal complex beats, fills and time signatures?
For me? Nope. Not at all. Continue reading “Why Great Drumming Doesn’t Need To Be Complex After All”
Being confident as a drum starter is not always easy. I know, I know. There are many things you still need to master. And want to.
Also, what you’re playing sometimes doesn’t sound that good in your ears. Overall, you feel pretty insecure about what you’re doing around the drum kit.
How should you become more confident as a drum starter then? Don’t worry, it’s actually not a rocket science kind of task.
The 3 instant tips will help you become more confident from now on.
Let’s look into them, shall we? 🙂 Continue reading “3 Instant Tips On How You Can Become More Confident As A Drum Starter”
A healthy mindset? Sure, I got it!
You see, being a drummer is simply awesome. However, it can give you a hard time too. It can even make your days worse.
Manu, what are you talking about? Continue reading “How You Can Establish A Healthy Mindset As A Drummer”