You are never, ever gonna get a drummer to dis another one. It's part of the drumming rules, as important as being able to keep pace or smashing up hotel rooms. Drummers do not dis!
Listening back to your speaking voice for the first time, unless you're James Earl Jones, it's a quite distressing process for most people.
Anything that broadens your musicality always moves the way you write drum or guitar parts.
When I first started drumming, when I was 14 or 15, I started writing songs. I wrote for a couple of years, but when we started 'Radiohead' it became very apparent quite quickly that I just wanted to concentrate on the drumming.
I think I needed the resilience of approaching my late 30s to come to terms with the resilience I required to learn to sing.
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