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Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,138
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Universities and Music *sigh*

Do not get a degree unless you want to teach or play in an orchestra.

I would highly suggest getting a college degree in something you can fall back on in the likely event music can not support...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By MrPockets
A new movie called Whiplash


Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d_jQycdQGo

A small review on it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgH3e-S9aH
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,189
Posted By MrPockets
Whose voice would you like to have counting on your metronome?

Gilbert Gottfried?
Pamela Anderson?
Bob Dole?
Bill Clinton?
zsa zsa Gabor?
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,386
Posted By MrPockets
How many bpms can you cat play?


Can it beat this cat?
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,981
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Tabs Vs. Traditional Notation

All that system does is tell you chord progressions.

There isn't any rhythm written n that short hand.

The leader says, "Let's play this song in [key]."

Then the melodic instruments follow...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,100
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Drum company name ideas?

2 Sticks 1 Drum
Deez Drumz
Square Drums
[adjective] drums
[noun] drums
Forum: Drummers 03-30-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,706
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Nick Menza

Dace Mustaine calls Shawn a "true metal drummer", a "guitarists drummer", and claims he is the best drummer Megadeth ever had.

I'll take the band leader's opinion over your opinion.
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By MrPockets
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By MrPockets
Wearing a life vest while playing


Presumably it is so he doesn't drown in all the women.
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Freehand Technique by Johnny Rabb

Hey, I got a signed photo of you my prof gave me back in 2008 when you were at PASIC.

I first heard of the technique through your book Jungle/Drum and Bass. The next time I remember hearing it...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Theoretical time signature

I play in pi/i time signatures. Sometimes even e/i.
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,491
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Garbage Percussion

*pew pew*

Shots fired.
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,491
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Garbage Percussion

People who buy actual drums do this as well.
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,491
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Garbage Percussion

Stomp, that percussion group at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, and Blue Man Group were probably curiosities to non-percussionists. I sort of got into them, but meh.

I take it you never seen the...
Forum: Drummers 02-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 22,825
Posted By MrPockets
Re: What do you think about Casey Cooper (COOP3RDRUMM3R)

Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Tennis elbow, wrist pain, sore forearm muscles

Also, repetition of movement wears don't tendons and muscles.
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Airplane travel with gear

The TSA does not list them on their banned list.

You should http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/prohibited-items#11 be fine.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Decal sticker removal from bass drum head??

I would google, "how to remove stickers" .

If you knew the type of adhesive, you could even google that.

I'm thinking it may involve submerging the head in a liquid.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By MrPockets
Jens Hannemann to be band leader for Seth Meyer's Late Night show


We'll hopefully see a lot of flam rests in the future.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By MrPockets
Has the audience ever applauded after your sound check?


Did it receive more applause than the actual performance?
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,682
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Big Band Rock, what happened?

Big band rock reminds me of playing carry on my wayward son in pep band....
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,645
Posted By MrPockets
How far do you take air drumming in your car?


Pushing limits of safety on a daily basis.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,539
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Vocals... Bleh

Depends on artist and genre. I stick my nose up to screams because I just can't hear what the words are. I can listen to any salsa vocals. Rock/metal/vocal jazz/concert choir is on person to person...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,682
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Big Band Rock, what happened?

Can you name a few bands that fit your description?
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,682
Posted By MrPockets
Re: Big Band Rock, what happened?

Does the rock of ages orchestra pit count?

Also, can community rock groups be defined as neighborhood bands or open jams at bars?
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