3 Rules Of How To Become A Successful Drummer

Tips how to become a successful drummer

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.

Please notice:

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.

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6 Punk Drum Beats Of Famous Songs Worth Your Practice Time

Free drum notes punk beats

Punk drum beats? Big love.

Despite my classical training, that’s where I come from in terms of music.

Finally, I kind of started my musical journey playing melodic punk rock in an all-girl band.

So in this article, you’ll find a bunch of really cool punk drum beats from famous songs in a free drum notes PDF.

The beats are

  • fun,
  • full of energy
  • and sound awesome.

Or, let’s say it in five words: definitley worth your practice time.

And yes, most of them are quite fast if you want to play them to the original songs.

So they can give you a challenge behind the kit.

That’s part of the fun. 🙂

Yeah!

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My 9 Favorite Music Practice Strategies (Not Only For Drummers)

Favorite Music Practice Strategies Tips

Music practice strategies are gold worth. Why?

They drastically reduce your practice effort while maximizing your results.

It’s not about the what. It’s about the how.

If you follow music practice strategies, you’ll soon understand the importance of them.

So what are my top picks for you?

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Drum Tabs & Why I Simply Don’t Like Them

I don't like drum tabs

Drum tabs? Uagh! I. Do. Not. Like. Them. Don’t get me wrong: I can understand why some people love ’em.

  • There are a lot of them available online – also for free.
  • There is no drum notation software required to write them down.
  • They are easy to read, learn and understand. (At least for some.)
  • Drum tabs don’t require you to read formal drum notes.

Heck, so why do I simply don’t like them?

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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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Grab Your Free MP3 Happy Birthday Playback [Piano] For Practicing Drums, Bass & Any Other Music Instrument To

Happy Birthday play back piano

Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday to you. A happy birthday dear drummer, bass girl, guitarist, banjo player, piano boy … Happy birthday to you!

Ok, this might have gotten out of hand. 😉 But hey, it suits today’s topic perfectly!

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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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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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