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Forum: Drum Technique Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By double_G
Re: How tense are you when you play?

pretty much spaced out...but just focused on the music.
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By double_G
Re: Snare sound with Hot Rods?

yeah for my church gig, i play the snare [same med-high tuning] w/ 3 moongels & about 12 x 12" swatch of ripped up t-shirt. then ditch the hotrods & use the vic firth RUTEs. gives a nice fat tone &...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-25-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By double_G
Re: Keeping Time doing a (buzz) roll as a fill

Bill is THE MAN; will have to try those tempos / subdivisions.

with a few USO / Americana gigs coming up for the weekend of the 4th...also could be cool to do BD on 1 + 3 and hi-hat splashes on 2...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By double_G
Re: First gig in 2.5 years!

awesome ! there is an interview w/ Ringo where he says he gets butterflies before ALL gigs. every. time. so just trick your brain it is a positive emotion: "yes, i am EXCITED to play this gig...not...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By double_G
Re: Stage Banter

my fav is Steve Perry from Journey on the album "captured" -- as one run-on sentence (RE an awesome, responsive audience): "how about we do the rest of the tour with you, take you on busses across...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-07-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By double_G
Re: Matched grip, yet my left hand is so sad...

agreed ! this is the Summer of Bachman. :D
Forum: Drum Technique 04-29-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By double_G
Re: Speed & how to get it...

Thanks Bill ! love your lessons on VF & youtube. the "play big not hard" one really came at a perfect time w/ recent loud gigs. on this thread, i have been working the Murray Spivack 15 minute thing...
Forum: Drums 04-27-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By double_G
Re: Sonor vintage series

just gorgeous !! really love everything about these new kits. i am imaginig the 24 x 14 kick sounds SICK.
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By double_G
Re: Any idea what brand this is?

when u lowball him for $30...ask if it is a "Zildjian Symbol" brand bass drum ? :D BUY IT...that is a gigger / home studio dream drum.
Forum: Drums 04-23-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By double_G
Re: Tuning with those big round bearing edges

one thing to try is to make sure each tom is tuned to the resonance frequency of the shell & see how they sound out front. i am wondering if C&C puts the note on the inside of each shell (like DW...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,051
Posted By double_G
Re: My speed has stalled

one thing that amazed me was the Murray Spivack exercise that Chad Wackerman explained on drumchannel.com [was free for a week at one point]. "Lesson 3: Single Stroke Roll 15 minute Exercise" is an...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,192
Posted By double_G
Re: How do you cue your live tempos at the gig?

one of my buddy's uses Tempo w/ a setlist and then sound off w/ flash to screen. i am using Polynome w/ a setlist, sound off & flash to screen. i am not 100% loving this because i am really used that...
Forum: Drums 04-10-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By double_G
Re: Hoops?

and then S-Hoops are a different animal as well. completely addicted to this unique sound tho, boatloads of "focus" w/ crazy rim-clicks & rimshots.
Forum: Drum Technique 04-08-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 915
Posted By double_G
Re: Linear "Bonham" Triplets poll and discussion

relevant on a Bonham triplet lick, leading w/ left or right: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-gy5j01yos&index=3&list=RDl0KZwWnQe5c. a must learn if you are into Bonham, the crossover is great.
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Forum: Drum Technique 04-08-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 915
Posted By double_G
Re: Linear "Bonham" Triplets poll and discussion

1. right handed

2. pretty much the same most of the time...LRK mostly and then RLK sometimes when they are 16ths or 32nds in a hemiola situation. and LLK (a lot in jazz). Tony double stops too;...
Forum: Drums 04-08-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By double_G
Re: Pearl floor tom feet

woah...interesting ! i have 2 sets of those floor tom legs & they are AWESOME. let us know how that records ? maybe A vs. B sound wave ?
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 953
Posted By double_G
Re: What computer should I get?

yessir !! #smartdrummers ! i am just being cheap. i do want 256 or 512 [$1800 online] ...but i need to budget a bit w/ other stuff i am setting up for home studio (audio interface, gopro, software,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 953
Posted By double_G
Re: What computer should I get?

ha, great TIMING on this topic. i am about to pull the trigger on Macbook Pro 13" retina display w/ 8 GB RAM & 128 GB HD [external HD as well]. to go w/ Focusrite Saffire audio interface. final DAW...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,604
Posted By double_G
Re: Told to hit harder

does seem like the mics / sound guy should be doing their job better ?

hard to tell w/ no video of you playing but at least give this a listen...great advice on the big picture for louder playing:...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By double_G
Re: "Chameleon" drum selection

tune the snare like Ash Soan but maybe a bit tighter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qUMB67UlRU
Forum: Drums 03-26-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By double_G
Re: Q: Black Nickel Plating?

Thanks GDM. yeah the one on the BG is a '88 yamaha tour custom [mahog / birch]. that year (part of the "custom" thing), you could get the piano black gloss & i went for it. still look nuts under the...
Forum: Drums 03-25-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By double_G
Re: Q: Black Nickel Plating?

"black beauty" drums do sound different than any other metal drums. there is *something*...with nickel plating a brass shell. lately i get the feel that besides ludwig, sonor & DW, all the other...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-20-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By double_G
Re: Benny Greb: The Language of Drumming Question

i own this book and it came w/ the DVD. yes DVD is worth it. i think PDF mirrors the book examples.

amazingly well written & designed method. DVD to go with it might as well be a national...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By double_G
Re: Technical Assessment.

Jamie - yeah cool. send me a PM w/ your email & i will share my Google Drive w/ all the TOP stuff i have. :D EDIT: i realized i have a chart to Rosanna as well.
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By double_G
Re: Technical Assessment.

one thing that helped me learn Rosanna nearly note for note is the Jammit app. i signed up & got the 1 track for free. the transcription is really REALLY nice & the way the app scrolls thru it helps...
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