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Drums are one of the oldest instruments appearing as far back as 6000BC, where they would be used in rituals and ceremonies by ancient tribes.⁠ ⁠ Each drum does technically have a ‘pitch’ at which it plays. However, unlike a guitar or piano (or most other instruments), playing at different pitches is not the primary function of drums, and the main process is rhythm and timekeeping.⁠ ⁠ For all music to come together and sound like a complete piece, some timekeeping element is required. Otherwise, you will end up with a musical mess that says awful. The drums, therefore, provide this timekeeping, acting in place of a conductor or metronome.⁠ ⁠ The importance of the role of the drums varies between different types and genres of music. This ranges from a straightforward beat to keep other musicians in time to complex patterns where the drums are the center of attention.⁠ ⁠ In modern rock and pop music, the drums often team up with bass instruments such as a bass guitar for the rhythm section of a band. The rhythm section is not only keeping time but is creating the foundation and groove of the track.⁠ ⁠ Drums can change the entire feel of a track, and just a simple beat behind a guitar chord progression changes the listener experience entirely. They also have a wide dynamic range and can play softly, perhaps a deep rolling sound, or loudly and energetically, such as a marching snare drum. Drums allow you to change how the listener feels probably more than any other instrument available.⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ #singersongwriter #singer #newmusic #musician #vocalist #instamusic #musicians #popmusic #songwriting #indiepop #recordingartist #songreview #coversong #songwriters #recording #musicproducer

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