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Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,498
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Best drum kit to buy

Whatever one sounds best to you.
Forum: Drums 01-14-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,684
Posted By neilpscuz
Which way do your snares go, and why ?

Just wondering which way your snares go, ( left to right, or straight out from you ), and why ?

I have always had mine left to right, merely out of habit.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,683
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Famous drummers you have met


Steve Smith, Dave Weckl, Thomas Lang, and Gary Husband. All super nice guys, very friendly and approachable....
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,610
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Double Drumming

Check DW video with Terry Bozzio and Chad Wackerman, awesome stuff !
Forum: Drummers 01-09-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 172,569
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Neil Peart

Huge fan, love the playing, the writing, the wisdom, the humor of this man. Great influence on my playing, and my attitude toward music in general. Play what you love, not what sells. Push yourself...
Forum: Drummers 01-09-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,581
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Jim Keltner

Keltner is a MONSTER !!! Awesome groove , inspired fills, fits the song not his ego. I've read there was a time when if you wanted to hire Ry Cooder, you had to hire Keltner too. Cooder wouldn't do...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,316
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Do you let "Big Names" dictate your drumming?

We are all different and all have our own ways. What works for someone may not for someone else . It is all part of the journey to make yourself the best you can be. To do my own name dropping Neil...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Great songs to play with

Achilles Last Stand is on of my faves to play along to, helps with endurance too !
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,586
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Gig Stories

A friend of mine asks me to do a wedding reception that he had double booked himself for. As I had nothing going on that day, and he was a good friend, I said ok. So I pack up my kit and head to a "...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,512
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Set list idea: how to craft a list that all band members are happy with.

I've played freebird, gets a great response, if you do it well !
Forum: Drums 01-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Portability

E kit, it's that simple.
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,975
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Have you ever ben told to stop hiting things at a drum shop?

No, never been told to quit playing. A few test hits, I make my decision and purchase ( or not ).
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Resonant Head Selection.

Clear ambassadors, the way to go !
Forum: Drums 01-08-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,147
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Which would you choose, Ludwig or Yamaha?

Ludwig. Since you said mostly for recording, their snares have worked in the studio forever.
Forum: Drum Technique 01-08-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,639
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Cymbal set up

A "glancing" blow to your cymbals will make them last a lot longer. Also try thinner sticks.
Forum: Drum Technique 01-08-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,324
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Drinking and Drumming

Never drink and drum ! Anything that will affect your perfomance is never a good idea !
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,352
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Does your gear HAVE to be the same brand or do you mix/match?

Whatever sounds good or will work for the situation, that's how I roll.
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Tips for auditoning band members...

I have found over the years, you have to find someone you can stand to be around. The amount of time we spend together, (practice , gigs, photos, videos, etc ) makes it so.
Forum: Drummers 01-07-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,001
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Carl Palmer

Huge fan of Carl and his playing, one of my faves !
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,615
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: an interesting read about Guitar Center.....

Being an employee of GC, I hope this does not happen.
Forum: Drums 01-07-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 22,175
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Vinatge TAMA Superstar Restoration

Super sweet ! Bout 7 years ago I got a huge Tama Superstar kit on Ebay. Been loving it ever since !
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,235
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: What annoys you on peoples drum sets?

What really irks me is when drummers just grab a tom,cym,etc and twist it with out loosening the proper hardware first (then tightening it back up).
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 86,880
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

My answer would be this, "who cares ?"
Forum: Drummers 08-16-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 50,480
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Help! Thomas Lang Masterclass..

Dude if nothing else it will be an inspiration. TL is a fantastic drummer (IMHOP) and has always been SUPER inspiring both times I've seen him play clinics. Also very freindly and easy to talk to. Go...
Forum: Drummers 08-11-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 21,792
Posted By neilpscuz
Re: Karen Carpenter

A great drummer, and a FANTASTIC singer who left us far to soon. RIP Karen, if only you could have hung out longer......Thanks so much for the thread, and the clips, awesome stuff.
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