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    I already play guitar (I could be a lot better given how long I've been playing and I've got issues I'm working on) and this is probably a thought that will fade, but I'm wondering what to learn next. Should I learn drums of bass next. I think bass can sound awesome and I don't want to invest in a drum kit and then not play.

    How different is bass to guitar?

    I started playing instruments before age 10 with the recorder, then I played baritone in the school band, moved to keyboard because I finished primary school (guitar had a short stint in between), dropped keyboard (I wasn't there long and guitar was calling) and went back to guitar where I am today. I forgot how fun it was to play until recently and my playing is just coming together that I want to play more. I will one day, master the art of playing standing :P

    I've sort of looked at drums over the years as it's cool, but I need all 4 of my limbs going at once which seems really tough. Bass, I didn't consider until today and then I thought 'why not'

    Who are the big manufacturers for drums and bass and who should be avoided?
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    I think what you should learn, depends what you want to get out of it. I had to stop playing guitar because my hands are too small. I've been playing the ukulele for about 3 and a half years now.

    If you're just starting out, I wouldn't buy something that's really expensive. But at the same time, I wouldn't buy something that's so cheap it falls apart after a few months. I made that mistake. But it meant I could get something better. After just under 2 years, I decided I wanted something (because I could, no other reason) which cost me quite a bit a more.

    Whatever you do, try before you buy!
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    It's entirely up to you but I think drums and piano are incredibly useful for any musician to work on your pitch and rhythm. I really wish I could play the drums
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    That looks difficult, I'm not sure I'd be very good at that
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    (Original post by mine turtle)
    That looks difficult, I'm not sure I'd be very good at that

    You're clearly a natural.

    Try it out.
 
 
 
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