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Forum: Drums 05-18-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,871
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Which brass snare should I buy??

Pearl Sensitone.

I've had one for a few years now, put looooads of different heads on it, different hoops, different mics (when recording and live) and different tuning and it has never failed to...
Forum: Drums 10-18-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,510
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Any UK Truth drum dealers?

I have to disagree in most parts of this in all honesty. Sure, some custom companies use keller shells, but not all of them. And what's wrong with using Keller in the first place? Many companies use...
Forum: Drums 10-17-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,510
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Any UK Truth drum dealers?

No matter where you get them from, they will be expensive. Maybe even more expensive in the UK because of exchange rate, despite the economy nowadays, it would still be a lot cheaper in the states +...
Forum: Drums 10-12-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,732
Posted By PeniScott
Re: pressure build up in bass drum???

I'm gunna have to jump on the band-wagon here and say that guy is at least slightly dumb.

Whether you have a port or not, no matter what heads you have, no matter what muffling, you will never get...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,516
Posted By PeniScott
Help with Garageband urgently needed!

I've had this plan for a while to record and film some drum covers, many of you have no doubt seen many other people do so and post their videos on youtube. I have a camera and song choices but just...
Forum: Drums 09-23-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,861
Posted By PeniScott
Re: OCDP vs. DDrum

Deepest bass drum sound? At least aim for a 28".
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,785
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Is there a such thing as a professional self taught drummer?

It depends what you define as 'professional'. As in, a drummer who does sessions in studios or live many times with the same or different artists? A drummer who is in a very successful band, going on...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,798
Posted By PeniScott
Re: OCDP Dead?!

Nope, but thousands of other people can. And most drummers could easily replicate the drum tracks for a lot of Blink 182 songs.
You have to understand, there are so many Travis Barker and Joey...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,236
Posted By PeniScott
Re: I'm right handed, but left footed. How retarded is this?

Seems like the best option may be to set up the kit as a lefty but play open handed as mentioned by Bo. Maybe have your ride to your right to make sure your dominant hand is still dominating.

Just...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,906
Posted By PeniScott
Re: wash riding, a music style

Next thing you know, they'll be coming up with hi hats with rivets in them and marketing them as "Snake Hats, for that unique sizzling sound that can't be found anywhere else!"

Then after shelling...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,637
Posted By PeniScott
Re: What type of Gretsch kit is this?!

In all honesty, i wouldn't have accepted it. If it was advertised as a 26" kick with 16" and 18" floors, that what i'd want. Not a 24 kick with one 16" floor. That's not what he advertised it as.
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,492
Posted By PeniScott
A quick (or not so quick) thank you.

This will be my 501st post here. This forum has taken over my life, my internet diet is taken up with this, facebook and youtube in that order. This forum has helped me more in the past one year than...
Forum: Drums 08-26-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Why use such a big bass if...

I'm dead-set on getting a 24" kick after playing one at a gig a couple weeks back. It had a clear PS3 on the batter, regular C&C (custom drums) reso and a very small towel rolled up inside, i think...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By PeniScott
Re: made in uk?

+1.

Big Dog make, in my opinion, the best hardware out there. Their cymbal stands are absolutely rock solid across the board.
xoxo
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By PeniScott
Re: made in uk?

I also agree with previous posts mentioning both Highwood and Noonan drums. They truly are amazing tubs and look just as good.
Definitely worth checking out.
xoxo
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By PeniScott
Re: made in uk?

Keith at www.kddrums.com makes some of the most beautiful kits i've seen. They've got some great veneers, other finishes, nice hardware, and they constantly develop new ideas that aren't being done...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,244
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Full arm motions

I can sympathize with the whole keeping time in correlation to erratic arm movements, but that's not why i do it. I keep time by just listening and making sure i know the songs. Since we play all...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,839
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Custom drum companies - what do you want?

Agreed.

If a company orders in shells from Keller, then they're a custom finish company, not a custom drum company.
A custom drum company makes the shells themselves and can make truly custom...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Using monitors event if my drum isn't miked?

Personally, the only and best reason for having monitors is so i can hear the OTHER band members. No matter what volume i play at, i'm still behind the kit and can still hear it fine.

If you can't...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,783
Posted By PeniScott
Re: So flip a coin and choose...

Throne definitely. You can ALWAYS find a chair or at the very least some sort of box to sit on.

It's quite hard to find something like a hi hat stand just lying around at a wedding, bar or other...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,423
Posted By PeniScott
Re: How many cymbals have you cracked/broken/split in your drumming lifetime?

After about 6 or so years i've cracked between 4 and 6 i think.

The one i remember most is an 18" Paiste Alpha (the older, better Alphas) which belonged to my then bassist. I was borrowing it for...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,787
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Counting the band in...

Although i agree that counting in is indeed an important aspect of playing live, i don't think it's that difficult or warrants a 3 and a half minute long video on how to do it.

Thankfully, with...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,491
Posted By PeniScott
Re: So I permanently messed up my hearing, need some advice!

You also have to consider not only the implications of loss of hearing on your band/musical situations or trying to listen while tuning a drum, but also in every day life. The number of times i've...
Forum: Drums 07-30-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,771
Posted By PeniScott
Re: Truth drums or SJC?

...Because they're ordered by the customers. They don't mass produce drums (obviously) so each one will be different because each one is built to certain parameters set by the buyer. The buyer has...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,240
Posted By PeniScott
Re: How do endorsements work?

An endorsement deal is done as a favour for the manufacturer. They 'sign you up' because they believe you can get their name out there and spread the word about their great sounding products. They do...
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