Steve Goold has played for Owl City, Sara Bareilles, Ben Rector, Mat Kearney, Paul Baloche and many others. He emphasizes the feel of everything he plays over the specifics of what he’s playing.
Having said that, Steve still approaches the drums with a scientific focus on playing parts he believes best compliments songs, having led him to tour the world playing on the biggest stages and in front of millions on late night talk shows.
Steve is also the founder of thedrumlibrary.com, an education website, much like 180drums.com, that is focused on providing students access to his personal, unique, insights on what it means to play drums in order to make a living doing so.
Theme Of This Episode
Learn how to be the most positive, influential and authoritative drummer possible.
What You’ll Learn
The importance of embracing various styles and genres of music
“On the Inside” mentality
How to thrive in negative environments
The importance of relentless improvement
How to build a team mentality
The qualities of the most successful musicians
Most useful skills drummers can acquire
How to be a go-to drummer
The importance of remaining flexible
How to play for the pedestrian