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Forum: Drums 03-04-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By Bretton
Re: Head rebound on different size bass drums?

I recently switched from 24" to 20" and it really helped me move up a step with my heel-toe technique. Much more rebound. I also have a very tight batter head.

to combat the pitch increase, I made...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 555
Posted By Bretton
Re: Cheap recording/editing program?


Free unrestricted demo period as well for you to try it out. the cockos VSTs it comes with are highly acclaimed as well.
Forum: Drums 01-23-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Bretton
Re: Triggera Bix - kick trigger

almost like an axis e-kit for any pedal.

great idea, I'm surprised this hasn't been done before.
Forum: Drum Technique 01-20-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By Bretton
Re: Which to choose

Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By Bretton
Re: Drum setup

I'm going to go the other direction than most replies here and say, if comfort allows, keep the 14" rack, as the jump from 13 to 16 will be much greater than the jump from 16 to 18.

I played with...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-07-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By Bretton
Re: First studio drum experience - Advice?

I've been drumming for almost 8 years, and have this same problem.
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 940
Posted By Bretton
Re: Acoustic Foam

donna conna board on all the walls. no gaps. and another layer of drywall put up with green glue http://www.greengluecompany.com/

problem areas will be the cracks around doors and windows....
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,922
Posted By Bretton
Re: Heavy music, where did the ride go?

I can hear it just fine... 24 seconds in, he's blasting away on it, accenting with the bell, you can hear both just fine, ride being the higher pitched tings, and the bell the lower. the ride is...
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,922
Posted By Bretton
Re: Heavy music, where did the ride go?

the ultra-speed deathy guys still use 'em

Forum: Drum Technique 12-13-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By Bretton
Re: Heel toe question

AKA: the constant release technique, google that for more on the subject.
Forum: Drums 12-13-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Bretton
Re: No love for 20" bassdrums?

22" is probably the most popular/most sold size, but I believe just about every company sells a kit with a 20", just gotta dig through the website, or ask the guy at the store for one.

I'm looking...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By Bretton
Forum: Drum Technique 12-08-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,973
Posted By Bretton
Re: leaving the kick beater on the bass head?


Gravity holds my foot down, and with everything else I have to do to play drums, I don't want to put the effort into holding my foot up in the air
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By Bretton
Re: Is it safe to play songs that require a double kick pedal with just a single pedal?

well with a song such as this


it's is certainly not safe, as your foot may cause a rupture in the space-time continuum and destroy us all.
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 795
Posted By Bretton
Re: A Singing Drummer's Mic Set-up

for a while I used a headset mic,

then I went to this:
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By Bretton
Re: Finding a Song's BPM

Forum: Drums 10-18-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,613
Posted By Bretton
Re: How sentimental are you about your drums?

I'm very attached to the snare I made myself. the rest of the drums I would like to replace... with something I make myself.
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 798
Posted By Bretton
Re: Metronome app that speeds up and then slows down

you could program a click in any DAW or Guitar Pro
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Bretton
Re: Metal Drumming Request

I might be interested. I'll pm you
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Bretton
Re: Triggering??

I'm set up for that right now, sort of.

I have a firewire mixer with 4 XLR inputs and 4 stereo 1/4" inputs.

I'm using the XLR inputs for:
snare top
snare bottom
overhead left
overhead right
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By Bretton
Re: Do you vacialte? I do a lot...

tries to google... google doesn't know...

wat do I do?
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By Bretton
Re: 3 piece for Metal (is it good enough)?

@original question: Yes.

Matt Halpern gets along just fine with one floor tom.

Rings of Saturn gets along just fine with just a 10 and 12.

do what sounds good to you.
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,291
Posted By Bretton
Re: The best reasons to become a drummer?

You get to play the drums
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,107
Posted By Bretton
Re: I'm in a Band - And I Have a Problem

I would play the audition, just to be sure, and if the other band still feels like the better fit, just tell them exactly that. "Hey guys, I actually auditioned for one other band as well here, and I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bretton
Re: Questions about kick drum heads

the outer diameter of a drum shell is always 1/8" undersized from the size shown. eg: a 20" drum has an outer diameter of 19 7/8." this allows the head collar to fit around it, which is normally the...
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