Ok, you want to become a drummer. Hey, congrats and a great decision! However, you might be wondering: How hard is it to learn drums? Really.
Am I going to have a tough time? And how long will it take me to become a good drummer?
I know, I know … these are very good questions. So to help you out, I’m going to answer both of them for you.
Let’s start off with the first one: Continue reading “How Hard Is It To Learn Drums REALLY?”
Why do you love drumming that much?
Drumming and me are sitting on a tree … Well, wait?!
Besides of the little joke:
Drumming is a HUGE love for many of us. It’s just the feeling you get when sitting behind the kit. And so much more! Continue reading “Why Do You Love Drumming That Much?”
How to stay motivated when times are rough?
Heck, that’s a good question – not only for drummers!
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.
Things might be rough but better times are always awaiting around the corner.
So let’s rock them! 🙂 Continue reading “For Drummers: 3 Crucial Tips On How To Stay Motivated When Times Are Rough”
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. Continue reading “Bass Only Playalong For Drum + Free Tabs PDF”
Do you compare yourself to other drummers?
And if so: Why?
Do you think it helps you to become better?
Or do you do it just for the fun of it?
To be perfectly honest, I too used to compare myself to other drummers back in my beginner days.
I guess that’s the nature of us humans:
We want to be better than … Or at least be as good as …
Am I right? 🙂
However, comparing yourself to person X or Y doesn’t help you.
On the contrary, it’s mostly a waste of your precious time.
At least that’s what I learned a long time ago.
Let’s take a closer look at it. Continue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself To Other Drummers”
Drum songs for beginners are a perfect way to practically use what you’ve learned so far.
So in this article, I’d like to present you with 20 awesome songs drum beginners can rock to. Continue reading “20 Awesome Songs Drum Beginners Can Rock To!”
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 to it.
Being a drum beginner or musician in general is no exception.
So in this drumming guide, you’ll learn about 3 things I wish I knew when I was a newbie behind the kit. Continue reading “You’re A Drum Beginner? 3 Crucial Things You Have To Know!”
When you’re new into drumming, everything might seem a little overwhelming.
And I’m not only talking about the good, but also the not so lovely things.
The great news is: You’re entering a world full of joy and wonderful experience ahead. Enjoy your stay! 🙂 Continue reading “New Into Drumming? My Most Important Advice”
Is reading sheet music really that important for drummers?
That’s a question I’ve been asked a lot.
To be honest, I love drums sheet music. I do not always use it, however. But when I do it helps me a lot. 😉
In this article, I’d like to show you the greatest advantages of being a good reader first.
Then you’ll learn why I always teach reading skills in my drum lessons. Continue reading “Is Reading Sheet Music Important For Drummers?”
Are you a good drummer?
That’s certainly a tough question to answer.
What is a good drummer in the first place?
So, to help you answer the question, I’m going to share my opinion on what I believe makes a good drummer good. Continue reading “Are You A Good Drummer Or Not? Here’s How You Can Find Out”