The Life and Drumming of The Who’s Keith Moon


There was one distinctive and energizing element in the music of British rock band The Who we cannot get back: Keith Moon’s drumming. A genius drummer, unfortunately so prone to self-destructive behaviors and addiction, Keith … Read more

Danny Carey – The Outstanding Drummer from Tool


Kansas-born drummer and percussionist, a founding member of the much-talked-about band Tool, Danny Carey is considered one of the greatest musicians of our time. With a big list of prestigious collaborations, from the classic rock … Read more

Legendary Drummer Tony Allen Dies Aged 79

Legendary drummer Tony Allen, who shaped the rhythm of Afrobeat music with fellow genius and friend Fela Kuti, has recently died in Paris, at the age of 79. Considered by Brian Eno as “perhaps the … Read more

How to Use a Click Track for Recording and Live Shows

A click track is a digital metronome used to keep drummers and other musicians in time during live performances and studio recordings. Musicians listen to these click tracks through headphones or in-ear monitors. Click tracks … Read more

Why is it Drummer and not Drummist?

The English language is full of exceptions. Why are drummers not called drummists? We explain a few possible reasons in this article. The –er suffix is typical for a person who plays instruments that appeared … Read more

Are Drummers Musicians? The Only Answer You Need

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The short answer: Yes! The long answer: keep reading… People have been arguing about this question for decades. Drummers often get jokes directed at them claiming that they are stupid and that their instrument is … Read more