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Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 725
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: To rack or not to rack?

I have been using a rack for gigging for about 6 years. That is for a 6 piece set (on rare occasions 7). My experience is like Andy's, the rack allow you to limit your footprint and very few things...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 683,838
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

***SOLD***

Decided to let my Sabian 22" HH (double hammered) Custom Shop Rock Ride go. Looking for $180 + shipping. Verified paypal only, or local pickup (SE Idaho). Weighs just under 8 lbs

An...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,027
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: First jam tonight. Advice? Tips?

That will only work if they follow your time. Most of the time it ends up with you rubber banding between the metronome you hear and the time they play in. Could be pretty stressful.
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,027
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: First jam tonight. Advice? Tips?

Just have fun and keep it simple. You can't really force a good experience, it'll happen or it won't.

As far as the cymbals. You can use the hi hat clutch to keep them together. Wrapping them with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,209
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: how to record a rehearsal on a budget?

I also use a Zoom Q2HD for both rehearsals and live shows. It's a great reality check of how well you are or aren't doing. Is also great when writing new material.

Before the zoom I used a Tascam...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: fans that are quiet

I use a generic fan that looks a lot like that. Small enough to fit in my gig bag.
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,228
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Was anyone in the audience for Fred Armisen's Drummer's Only comedy show?

I liked it for the most part, but definitely not your typical stand up comedy. My son watched it with me and got most of the drum related humor since I talk drums around him. He has been my guest...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Proper Etiquette When Asked A Question

I ask all the time and it isn't to get compliments, I honestly want to know. That is one of the reasons I record almost everything show. But honest opinions are good to have. If I have an equipment...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,936
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Hired Gun

Sounds like a non viable business strategy, and maybe, just maybe they should scale back and move at a slower pace. I totally understand where you are coming from, but personally don't have much...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,936
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Hired Gun

I watched it last week and was surprised at how widespread the 'hired gun' concept is spread. I have read about artists like Ted Nugent and more recently the drama behind Ghost and thought, what...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,339
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: How to deal with getting kicked out of a band

Never been kicked out, but was the breaker and basically fired our bassist last year. Only problem is that she was married to the lead guitarist which caused a split. After 5 years together she was...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,737
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Making a Living/Happiness and drumming

I like to think of this as a fun hobby that pretty much pays for itself. I have a full time career and have no plans on giving it up. The band thing is a once or twice a week practice, sometimes more...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,739
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Could this be it?

There are ICE drums, not very practical though.

https://cdn1.wimp.com/images/thumbs/2011/12/18405b81d3fd8972c934a1ba6721b5a1_ice_1316_866.jpg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix_11UeGwYY
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Recording tips for newer drummers: The studio is *very* different to live/rehearsal

Omg, that was so our last bassist. She doesn't know, but her husband and the other guitar player recorded her bass parts when she wasn't around. She (the bassist) couldn't play her own parts.
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,441
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: How Many Drums do You Own?

Too many :)

1 - 7 piece Ddrum set (gig)
1 - 6 piece Sonor set (bandroom)
1 - 6 piece Premier

Add to that two extra snares brings the total to 21. Now are we counting rototoms and bongos?...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Reverbnation myband camp etc

When we reformed our band we didn't bother with reverbnation, it was never any good other than keeping track of events. Facebook can do that as well as videos. Also 99% of the 'fans on that site...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,742
Views: 214,859
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: What's your latest purchase?

The last few weeks were pretty big for me. Decided I wanted a dedicated practice set at home instead of putting together and tearing down my gig set, practice was suffering. Found a great deal on a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Question for 3-up drummers.

I play 3 up, 1 down. A few years ago I started having wrist pain due to the ride cymbal being to the far left (traditional position). I moved my ride to a similar position as GruntersDad and the pain...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Its all in the family

Was in a band for about 5 years with a husband / wife. It also happens that the husband was also my nephew via marriage. It was pretty good at times, but when it was bad it got really bad. They would...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,896
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Stage Fright

I used to have major stage fright issues. Mostly came from lack of self confidence and having been bullied a lot when I was younger. I had a bad stutter and was rather short, one of the worst...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,742
Views: 214,859
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Just picked up a Sabian RHCP (Chad Smith Holy China 91/300), pictured next to Sabian Rush (Neil Peart Steampunk Ride 78/300) I picked up 2 years ago.

Sorry to anyone here who might have put in a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,012
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Let's see your kick drum art!

Here is the kick art for my new project.
Forum: Drums 05-24-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,788
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Anybody Still Use Roto Toms?

I have a set of old Remos, think they are 8, 10, 12. I've tried implementing them in with my six piece for practicing only (wouldn't want to lug them to a gig). Not the easiest drums to place in a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,559
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Drum Sounds?

What kind of heads are you using on your bass drums? I run a 20X20, but it is no where as deep as what you are getting. Any setup information you would care to share?
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,641
Posted By uhtrinity
Re: Assimilating drum parts

Pretty much the same for me. I can read music, but never formally write it. On top of that I will record practice and live sessions and review them often. I also like to start simple and build on...
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