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Feel And Flow

Photo by Max Kolganov on Unsplash

I used to play drums in a band. I was self-taught, not formally trained, so, on some level, I didn’t know what I was doing. Sure, I could hold down a groove for the band, but I did it by feel and intuition. I didn’t think about it.

Sometimes while jamming, I would play a sick beat without any idea how it was constructed. If I thought about it and tried to break it down so I could repeat it later, my brain would get in the way, and the…

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