How Drummer Defines and Measures Success - Conrad Doucette

In Chapter 11 of 21 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, musician and Takka Takka drummer Conrad Doucette answers "How Do You Define and Measure Success in What You Do?"  First, he must be able to perform well with other musicians. This goes for playing with his band, Takka Takka, as well as sitting in with other bands such as The National.  There, Doucette puts himself in the place of the listener, looking for ways to fit into the ensemble and add to the song.  Doucette is the drummer for the Brooklyn-based band Takka Takka.  He also performs with The National, Okkervil River, and Alina Simone.  When not performing, Doucette works as a copywriter, blogger, and digital media producer.  He has worked at Blender, Fuse TV, and  Doucette earned his BA in History from the University of Michigan.