Practice

Try as I may

I just cannot dance

To the beat of your drum


I'm always out of time


(Originally Posted 08.03.2019)

 

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          1. Yay!!! Awesome.

            So you wear glasses, but are a rock-loving little dynamo on the drums! Too good 😄. You best have coloured hair and tattoos!

            I can certainly imagine it would be good for the soul— I’d LOVE to try drumming, I think I have good rhythm :D. I’m often tapping feet/hands in different rhythms to songs. And as an outlet for aggressive energies too, would be so amazing.

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            1. Ach, I gave up on the (crazily) coloured hair a while ago now but the tatts – well, they are here for life!
              😁😁

              Yes, you should definitely give drumming a go. You don’t have to go all in to begin with. Just get a couple of wooden spoons and a pillow and you’re set! 😁

              It’s great for relaxation, aggression and tends to suit folks on the spectrum too! 👍🖤🖤

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                1. Who knew I was so transparent lol! 🤣

                  Ach, I’ve a fair few practice pads about the house so a hell of a lot easier with them 👍

                  And yes, we’re a bit of a crazy breed at times! 😁😉🖤

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                    1. Yes, the sound feedback is for sure the most satisfying aurally.

                      And you can get all kinds of practice pads / pedals / electronic kits to practice co-ordinated play without the associated noise.

                      The single practice pads are more for building (and maintaining) skills and strength – particularly for solo drummers.

                      For me I find the patterns – and concentration required to master them – quite meditative so the gain is being able to use the pads anytime / anywhere without having to use the whole kit.

                      Or something like that anyway.
                      It’s kinda hard to explain lol 😁🖤

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                    2. Ohh, no that really helped to understand it 🙂 thanks! It actually occurred to me that electronic kits must exist too, then I saw your comment.

                      Yeah I can really imagine it must be meditative! I think if I start drumming on anything at the moment, I’m going to get stabbed 😐. I’ve already had somebody trying to enter my room twice, because now there’s a housemate above me they get to hear all the noises like vacuuming and cooking which I make in here, at all hours. I’m only playing by their rules :). I now have my insurance hatchet within easy reach, like when I was living in car 😆.

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                    3. Yeah, I think maybe keep drumming for when you’ve moved out lol! 😉

                      That’s not good about folks trying to get into your room though – for lots of reasons! Sooner you’re out of there the better 👍👍🖤

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  1. well said; that’s the trouble, isn’t it? we all march to different drums — yet it amazes me how some couples spend their whole lives together; I don’t get it? am I envious? probably

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