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Forum: General Discussion Today, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Help Choose My Focus - Drums or Bass

I've had lessons. Fortunate to have been with two pro's. I can read drum sheet music. Copying songs isn't my problem.

As for playing both... I hear everyone. I'll take the advice, it's not like...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Help Choose My Focus - Drums or Bass

Just James - It depends on the band... Usually the drummer, But I do watch both. By example, when it's Primus is both, Queens of the Stone Age, not as much.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Help Choose My Focus - Drums or Bass

Well, This is probably a strange question... Looking for opinions.

I'm wondering which instrument to focus on, drums or bass?

I'm 43 and doing this for the joy of music. No thoughts of grander,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Tom Mount Help - '70's Concert Toms

Thanks Bradů I guess I could make my own L bracket and such. I've bid on a Luddy L from ebay, and I'll check out those Atlas you mentioned too.
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Tom Mount Help - '70's Concert Toms


I'm trying use my concert toms again. Problem is they have the old slid mount. I see original stands on ebay, unfortunately they aren't flexible enough for my needs. It sounds easy enough, go...
Forum: Drums 11-07-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Mapex Mars Pro- Trade question, need knowledge

Sorry to ask another Mapex question. Somebody wants to trade me a Mapex Mars Pro for my Carvin R1000 bass rig. 1000watts comes with two 400w 15" speaker cabs. and my Technics PR305 digital...
Forum: Drums 04-03-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,958
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: DW or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love them

I can't help but reply...

My first kit was a Yamaha DTExpress III Electric kit... the thing was like a practice pad.
My first acoustic kit was a DW Collectors, 1996. ... Clearly no comparison....
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,758
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Have you ever met a famous drummer?

Cool Question... I like seeing the perception from everybody.

I've met a few,

I met Dave Groh once, I was so hammered at this benefit show and He was off to the side kinda by himself... This...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,584
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Letting go of brand loyalty

For whats its worth

My drum teacher very pretty serious when He stressed this to me:

Don't ever worry about trying to sound like another drummer... you never can. The space 'you' have between...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,469
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: the hardest song ive ever tried on drums

If ya need Pro Tools to fix it ... its not being played well enough to count, IMO.
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: The beginning age stuff

If you are 26 and started at 20 your fine... I started at 39. I have no illusion about being in a touring band, playing big shows... getting interviewd, people wanting my opinion on music & such.
Forum: Drums 04-09-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,614
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Need advise. How much would pay for this DW?.

No question $1500 out the door, even if it was used kit from 1997, is a good deal.
Forum: Drums 04-09-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: 3 up 2 down setup

DW eh... Here's the deal... People who Don't like DW usually don't own a set. Is DW the best? I don't think that can be answered. I own a set of DW's and I wouldnt trade them for anything, but more...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-09-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: How to play creative fills?

Try to simplify by doing a fill with one drum, Think Reggae, I've found it created mental space for me...

Rudiments will open that door though
Forum: Drummers 04-07-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 143,788
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Derek Roddy here!

So I've been passionate about music for 37 years but only been drumming for this past year... needless to say I can't get enough of all things drum related.

I recently purchased the MD 2008...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,715
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Interview With Michael Jackson's Drummer

If MJ's music didn't get your Soul jumping around inside your body you might want to see a doctor... Sugerfoot is the Man!
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,584
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: After playing my new accustic kit for the first time, I get it.

I remember those e kit posts because I too started on an e kit... See how bitchen Hi-Hats really are in comparison.

E kits are fun and can do a ton of great synthetic stuff but nothing compaires...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Some band troubles....

Did I read that your 19? If so, let me tell you something it takes half your life to figure out...

TIME - The wealthiest people on this Earth cant buy it, Scientist can't control it and the only...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,537
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Drum Channel Lessons


I'm wondering if anyone uses drumchannel.com and more importantly the master classes or basic drum lessons they offer?

I've tried one simple class but I'm already above the level of what...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,952
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Tips for Chameleon by Herbie Hancock...

Thanks... that will help me to just keep groovin it and not worry so much if I mis a subtlety
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,745
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Top five songs you want to learn

Primus - Entire catalog
Sublime - Jailhouse
In Time - Sly and the Family Stone
Song for the Deaf - Queens of the Stone Age
Cameleon - Herbie Hancock
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 51,251
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: Jack White's drum setup

I set my kit up as flat as possible... I never liked the drums all angled at me. When I see Nicko McBrain, Up the Irons!, I trip out on the angles of his kit, dude is lost back there too...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,952
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Tips for Chameleon by Herbie Hancock...

Hey All,

So if you can play Chameleon by the great HH can you share a smidgeon of how you play it. I can groove with it but I still feel that there are some subtle things going on that I can't...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,434
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: how to get the groove to come out

Try dancing while you play... as in, get all four limbs moving to your beat... even if your only using 3 limbs.
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,911
Posted By Zeus Mutation
Re: If you could Have Lessons Fron Any Professional Drummer Who Would It Be?

When it comes to just playing, I'm curiouse myself as to what you'd actually get from a "pro" drummer. I mean really, what are they going to do thats so different? I mean I can be told all sorts of...
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