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Forum: Drums 11-16-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 579
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Creative/minimalist kick drum muffling ideas?

Well if that's the case, use an old feather pillow.

Sorry, that's all I got.
Forum: Drums 11-16-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Maple/mahogany and Birch/mahogany sound characteristics

I also think that the quality of the type of tone woods is a major factor as well. Not all maple is created equal.
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Some band drama

I'm with Garry. Trust your gut, brother.

If it sounds and feels weird to you, it probably is, and it probably will be. You can always hang on for now just so you'll have some fun stories to tell...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 654
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: The Choice to Play the Drumset

Yes. 100% on my own.




Nope.
Forum: Drums 11-14-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 579
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Creative/minimalist kick drum muffling ideas?

I've used all kinds of crap, from pillows to laundry.

Just buy an Emad and be done with it.
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: DW pedal on Facebook... How?

Me reacting to that ad:

https://i.imgur.com/eDymo9l.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,010
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: GOOD Craigslist stories?

I'll give you $350 for them.

I hate you BTW.
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,889
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: How do I tell my friend that his expensive custom handmade snare is shit?

Isn't it funny how sometimes "more expensive" doesn't always mean "better?"

I guess my question is, does HE like the sound of it recorded? If so, my best advice is to just let it be...as...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 865
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Counting off the song w/banter

OMG, the TUNING TUNING TUNING!!!!

So tired of it. To be fair, we play outside a lot, and the heat and humidity have been more present than usual this entire summer. I really don't think it's...
Forum: Drums 11-08-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Should I buy this HipGig Kit?

As Watso said, it's just stuff. The less stuff you have, the less stuff your family has to go through whenever you're gone.
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: What year is this acrolite?

The more I've researched, the more I'm thinking this is from the 80's. That coating is factory.
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By PorkPieGuy
What year is this acrolite?

Found this online for a good price.

What year is it?

The owner states that it's a '79, but the numbers don't seem to go along with that.
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 741
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Songs With Variable Tempo

I filled in for a band one time, and one of their songs had the most abrupt tempo changes of any song I've ever heard, never mind played. It was an original song, so there's no evidence of it...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 678
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: So long story short, I'm a bass player now

The only timed I've ever traveled as a full-time musician, I showed up to audition for drums. I ended up playing bass and keys for the 11-week tour.

I think everyone moves through different...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,947
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: THe Conway Slingerlands have been Rescued

Those pedals are rad.

I'd love to see those set up with some flat-base hardware.
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 719
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Under Rated or Fairly Unknown Drummers

Josh Dion

This guy kills me:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bwpx3_kovLA
Forum: Drums 11-05-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Mapex Armory's

They are great drums for the money. A guy I know has them, and they are super-easy to tune and sound better than one would expect.
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 984
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Covers that don't work with the original drum part...

I sort of found this to be the case in some worship music that came out in the early-to-mid 1990s. Everyone was doing his/her own thing in terms of writing parts and whatnot. No one followed it as...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Gear Sell Off, Best Way To Go About It

If you need room more than money, try to find a kid who is wanting to learn and give them away.

There's more money to be made breaking up the drum set, hardware, etc. You can also mention in your...
Forum: Drums 11-02-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: New snare: Can't decide...

Not to be a thread-robber, but how loud is the BOB as compared with other Pork Pie snares?
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 749
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Proportional tom sizes?

Got it. I must have missed that detail along the way. :)
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 749
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Proportional tom sizes?

I know. I was just commenting on what was currently available that may address this concern:

...if I were to use the same proportions for all my toms, would they all exhibit similar...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 749
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: Proportional tom sizes?

My Pork Pie USA custom kit was the first drum set that I played that actually felt like one instrument.

10x8
12x10
14x12
16x14

22x18 kick

In addition to the sized being proportional,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By PorkPieGuy
Re: When you fight the music, your instrument just sounds bad

What if that person's time keeps getting slower and slower. Every song. Every time.

At some point, the other people should know to keep time with the drummer.
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