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Forum: Drums Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
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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 Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
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: 325
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: 37
Views: 642
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: 935
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: 360
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: 764
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: 764
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: 213
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: 797
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: 797
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: 1,295
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: 354
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: 300
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: 300
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: 451
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: 389
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: 389
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...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,630
Posted By double_G
Re: Who has to play to a click or backing track live?

my latest chapter in live click adventures is iPhone app [Polynome Pro is the best metronome app i have ever seen] w/ setlist and volume OFF / Flash screen ON. i am getting into it. this way, i can...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,432
Posted By double_G
Re: I Need to Get Re-Motivted

one fix that is always motivated me: GO to a jam. you will play some tunes great, others will suck. makes an "emotional dent" & instant motivation, gets u practicing & then back to the same jam....
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,183
Posted By double_G
Re: What was the first concert you went to????

KISS in Providence, RI...1978. me, my brother & my best friend went...with...my...MOM. it was still awesome. people around us were smoking pot [i was only 12 so, after a deep discussion, we all...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By double_G
Re: I HIT TO HARD

hopefully this is your issue & a path to a fix: Bill Bachman Lesson Series: Play Big, Not Hard! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0Up2SnDZk8
Forum: Drums 02-27-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By double_G
Re: Using tuning to muffle 18" bass?

something quick you can try that worked for me on an 18". put the EMAD batter back on but remove the muffle ring...plastic "tray" only (the thing that is affixed to the head & holds the muffle...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,088
Posted By double_G
Re: For those who play at church or not.

makes some good points. after reading the article, my gut said he is dealing w/ immature / non-musically responsible players.

BUT misses the mark on e-drums i think. deep down, i don't want to...
Forum: Drums 02-25-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By double_G
Re: New Sakae Trilogy kit!

DUDE !!! so jealous. congrats. i bet this thing records like a dream w/ so many "vibe" options. you follow what Ash Soan is doing w/ recording on these drums ? ...great.
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