The role of the drummer in modern music
2019 marks 100 years since the advent of the contemporary drum kit, so we ask how drummers have evolved and what their role means today.
Posted: 13 February 2019
Music is continually evolving, but one constant over the past hundred years has been that of the drummer. Have you ever tried to reimagine your favourite songs without the beats and breaks that power it along? It simply doesn’t work. However, that’s not to say that being a drummer is predictable, so with this in mind we look at what’s required of a drummer in 2019, and how you can stand out above the rest.