The Riff
Published in

The Riff

The Discoveries of a Novice Drummer

Or how I was caught off guard by the power of learning to rock out

Photo by corey oconnell on Unsplash

The lights titter and flash across the stage, as a steady stream of unnatural fog rolls in, to really bring home the atmosphere. The whistles from the crowd and stomping of feet can only mean one thing — the concert is about to begin. An instrumental storm thunders in with a strum and crashes…




A new publication on music and how it’s impacting our lives ❤ Write for us:

Recommended from Medium

Pierre Boulez about Russian music

“Black Keys Only, Please”: How One Musical Scale Can Set You Free

The Playlist Series

Emma Langford’s Story

A Look Back At The Night Kanye West Became Kanye Kardashian

Rage Against the Dying of the Night

Eastern Regional’s color guard team expresses themes of addiction in latest performance

Music=Response #5: “Party at Ground Zero: Fishbone in Colorado Springs”

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Charlie Cole

Charlie Cole

Writer • Photographer • Editor • Champion Overthinker • She/Her • Twitter: @CharlieTheCole

More from Medium

My Stereo at Sixteen

National Park Soundtrack Volume 2

Carousing, Cavorting Kitties

You Know When It’s Real

Les Demoiselles D’Avignon by Pablo Picasso at the MET