How To Start Drumming [The Easy Way]

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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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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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3 Ways To Finally Achieve Your Drumming Goals

3 Ways To Finally Achieve Your Drumming Goals

Setting drumming goals can be crucial to become the musician you want to be. That’s because they help you to focus. In addition, they keep you motivated when times are rough. That’s also highly important!

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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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Drumming As A Hobby: Science vs My Opinion

Drumming as hobby

Drumming is your hobby?

Great choice!

Why so?

In this drumming guide, I’ll write about the greatest benefits of you playing the drums according to science.

Then I’ll compare them with my own experience.

Ready for some mash-up of facts and thoughts?

Nice, let’s do this! 🙂

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Is Reading Sheet Music Important For Drummers?

How important is reading drums sheet music

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.

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