How Hard Is It To Learn Drums REALLY?

How hard is it to learn the drums

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:

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Why Do You Love Drumming That Much?

Love for drumming

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!

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Here’s A Quick Way To Learn Your First Song On The Drums

learn first song on the drums

The first song. You on the drums. Sweat on your face. Nervous? Hey, relax! Everything’s going to be fine. Learning your first song on the drums is not an act of magic.

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How To Start Drumming [The Easy Way]

how-to-start-drumming-easy

How to start drumming is a question I’ve been hearing a lot. I mean, it’s totally understandable:

  • Maybe you’ve dreamt to rock out on the kit for a long time now.
  • Maybe you’re just curious whether you might enjoy playing the drums.
  • Or maybe you’re trying out different musical instruments to finally find your personal favourite.
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For Drummers: 3 Crucial Tips On How To Stay Motivated When Times Are Rough

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.

Trust me:

Things might be rough but better times are always awaiting around the corner.

So let’s rock them! 🙂

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Bass Only Playalong For Drum + 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

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.

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You’re A Drum Beginner? 3 Crucial 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 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.

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Are Expensive Drums Crucial For Your Great Sound?

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 or even great as a musician, you don’t necessarily need to have expensive equipment.

However, the cheapest stuff won’t work either.

Because what you really need is quality and reliability.

This duo goes for your musical skills as a drummer as well. 🙂

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