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Forum: Drum Technique 07-28-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: seamlessly switching between singles and doubles around the kit

so, after taking on board all the comments. i've finally started working on stick control! I've started off at only 60bpm doing the first page for 90 seconds per exercise (to ensure I do each one at...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-23-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: seamlessly switching between singles and doubles around the kit

i think you might have got the wrong end of the stick (no pun intended) or i may not have explained it very well. when i say "months of practice" i actually mean physically sat at the kit. i've been...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-22-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: seamlessly switching between singles and doubles around the kit

nah, not as standard. i think they're saying use controlled movement with your wrist initially i.e. 2 full strokes..... but if you wanna go faster and practice other techniques, such as a bounce or...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-22-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: seamlessly switching between singles and doubles around the kit

i'm not interested in speed as such, i'm quite happy to take things slow in order to develop, i just want to make sure i get it right this time....

my plan is to spend little time understanding...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-22-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: seamlessly switching between singles and doubles around the kit

ok thanks!

another daft question!... looking over those exercises at work, i think my main problem will be keeping up with the sticking patterns i.e. my hands will probably want to play faster...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-22-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: seamlessly switching between singles and doubles around the kit

thanks again to everyone who has responded. i have a couple more questions if you don't mind...

- initially i'm not gonna be able to do the exercises at the same pace i.e. i'm going to be able to...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-21-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: seamlessly switching between singles and doubles around the kit

thank you all so much for your comments. i really appreciate it. i'll try to explain in a little more detail what i'm trying to achieve...

unfortunately, i'm struggling to think of any good...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-21-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: seamlessly switching between singles and doubles around the kit

i'm gonna be honest 8mile, i bought stick control years ago and never really did anything with it. i opened up the cover and thought "i have an hour spare to play my drums, i'm gonna jam along to...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-21-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By rotherdrummer
seamlessly switching between singles and doubles around the kit

do you guys have any exercises which would be good for practicing switching between singles and doubles (around the kit) when playing fills in songs? i've got kinda stuck in a rut playing the same...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: dry county drum fill

thanks - that video is great. what an awesome rock drum fill. cool
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: dry county drum fill

no it's definitely not the same song :)

here's a link to the song. fill is from 5:35 to 5:57 approx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UX-G_JSmio
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By rotherdrummer
dry county drum fill

i was listening to this song the other day (the full length version) and at about 5:35 there's a very long snare fill with accents on the quarter notes, but i was wondering if tico used singles or...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 846
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: Equal Opportunity Hands?

i'd probably say about 75%. i'd say i'm an intermediate player in terms of experience etc (been playing just over 10 years and been gigging quite regularly for about 4)

slightly off topic, but one...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: peace sells drum track

don't get me wrong, i like the album and by no means am i a member of the drumming police. i'm quite happy to listen to rock/metal music that's not over-produced... but there's a difference between...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: peace sells drum track

yeah, i wasn't talking about the tempo (i actually don't mind fluctation in tempo, i think it can add something to the song if done properly). i'm purely referring to the 16th note double kick...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By rotherdrummer
peace sells drum track

i've been listening to a bit of megadeth lately, and i noticed at the end of peace sells the double kick sounds off. any ideas what's going on here? was he trying to do something fancy? or are they...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: children of the grave question

that's weird - it doesn't seem to show the 3 floor tom notes. either way, it's enough to confirm it's the right place in the song. thanks very much!
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: children of the grave question

tuckerboy - thanks very much for notation. am i correct in assuming the page before finishes with the 3 notes on the floor tom? i.e. the dum, dum, dum just before the bridge kicks in??

road bull -...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By rotherdrummer
children of the grave question

just started jammin along to this song. does anyone play it? and if so, how do you play the slow heavy bridge part 2:22 up to 2:49 approx? i can't quite make out what he's doing on the original...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: drum friends - help me out with this idea...

thanks for your replies. unfortunately, i don't have a recording. regarding the time signature, it's actually 3/4 all the way through i.e. 8 bars of 3/4 rather than 4 bars of 3/4 and 3 bars of 4/4....
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,565
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: Ringo's Drumming: Harder Than It Looks

not a ringo or beatles fan, but a very respected music teacher in the uk (who's actually american) once told me that ringo's an awesome drummer. he gave an example of a song (can't remember which...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By rotherdrummer
drum friends - help me out with this idea...

i appreciate there are some very technical drummers on here, so this may not be very advanced for some of you guys! (and i hope i've got the terminology right) but i'm looking for some suggestions...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-27-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By rotherdrummer
good progress based educational drum vids. are they out there???

i'm a drummer of 10 years. had a number of lessons with different teachers over the years. play in a band, etc.... not particularly bothered about being a technical jazz drummer, but would like to...
Forum: Drums 07-10-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By rotherdrummer
alternative tom arm/mounts for this kit...

i've got a mapex saturn kit but there's one really annoying problem with my setup. the tom mounts which sit on the bass drum only allow you to move the drums up and down. you cannot push/pull them...
Forum: Drums 02-10-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By rotherdrummer
double bass drum problem...

i recently upgraded to a double bass drum set-up. sounds daft, but i completely overlooked the fact that i can't get my hi-hat stand next to the 2nd kick drum pedal due to the legs. i know this is a...
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