Why Great Drumming Doesn’t Need To Be Complex After All

Great drumming not complex

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.

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Try These 8 Smart Hacks For Learning To Drum Faster Now

Play drums faster hacks

I am sad. And frustrated. When I sit down to play the drum kit, I’m so slow. Everything’s so slow. Do I play any good? Argh, this sucks. I do … 🙁

Sounds familiar?

A lot of drummers would agree. Especially beginners, but we all do now and then. So it’s the question of how you can drum faster that sometimes seems to be on our mind 24/7.

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3 Instant Tips On How You Can Become More Confident As A Drum Starter

Confident drum starter tipps

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? 🙂

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How You Can Establish A Healthy Mindset As A Drummer

Healthy mindset drummer tips

A healthy mindset? Sure, I got it!

Really?

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?

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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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The ONE Samba Drum Beat You Have To Know

Samba Drum Beat 16th notes

Looking for an awesome samba drum beat to learn? Great idea! Those grooves are not only a lot of fun to play, but also a wonderful exercise. On top, they sound awesome.

So to get you going, I’m sharing my all-time favorite samba drum beat with you.

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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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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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