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Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By rogue_drummer
Singers dragging the tempo

Never fails, singers take too much liberry with the tempo and either drag or rush. In this case 4 singers d r u g the tempo off the charts. So much so that a couple complained to my wife after...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Movies that Feature Drumming

What's impressive about "Whiplash" is the lead actor has actually played drums since the age of 15, so he already was drumming before landing the part. Of course to prep for this role he practiced 4...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,466
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Spousal Static - A mini Rant

Man this is tough. Diplomacy. If that fails, shoes perhaps.

Sounds like bribe territory to me. You gotta pay tribute lol.

Either that or establish a precedent now that it's non negotiable....
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Songs that make you do a double-take when you sit to down to play them

Maybe a rookie mistake here, but anything by Lynyrd Skynyrd'd drummer. It's so simple it's brilliant. I've had to study everything live on YouTube I can find just to see how the grove is going and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Movies that Feature Drumming

New movie out in October called Whiplash.

http://www.whiplashmovie.com
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Gorilla Music

A band I was in years ago fell for that nonsense...they even sent us the tickets with our band's name on them to "sell". We decided to go ahead and do it until we found out it was nothing but a big...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: I pased the audition!

Thank you everyone for your encouraging words! I'll certainly do my best now to keep this gig!
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By rogue_drummer
I pased the audition!

Here's how this happened: I answered an ad on Craigslist regarding an older guitarist who wanted to join a classic rock and blues band, after his band fired their original drummer and went on...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughn

Thank you! I nailed the audition!!!
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By rogue_drummer
Sweet Home Chicago - Clapton style

Enormous talent in this room. Steve Gadd on drums.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moAR4Bb2QHI
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By rogue_drummer
Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughn

Great song by SRV.

Once again I can't tell if the drum part is a shuffle or straight quarters on the hats and ride.
Snare is pretty much on 2 and 4.

Any ideas?

This is for a band audtion...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Holy Drum Hoarder Batman!

But where will we put the drums?

Someone will have to drive the Uhaul truck.... :)

Maybe if they sit long enough his prices will come down?
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Holy Drum Hoarder Batman!

When do we leave? I can take 4 in my car....
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Strange gigs.....

Have fun and invest in the time!
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By rogue_drummer
If you could research any drummer...

...who would it be? Deceased, living, whatever. Who would you like to spend time researching, studying and writing about and why?
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,838
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Bad Auditions

No insult in the least, SunDog! Not at all. I feel kinda like a dope because I forgot all about the tax opportunities / consequences the LLC organization offers, yet I lived that every day for...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,838
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Bad Auditions

It's actually more for tax purposes. I'm in the process of doing it (for the third time) because my current project is beginning to show a profit. When checks for performances are issued (especially...
Forum: Drums 08-08-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,160
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Sorry I ever got rid of those.

Yep, now I've gone and done it too.... I bought a Ludwig Epic Euro off eBay 2 years ago and the music store idiots advertised it had a 22" x 14" kick, when the kit arrived it was a 24" x 14" kick. ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,838
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Bad Auditions

Sometimes it all boils down to bands just don't know or think through how to audition someone. Or egos get involved and they could care less how they treat the auditioners

I once went to an...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Weird Al to play the next Super Bowl?

Now THAT would be totally cool!!

http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/07/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/weird-al-yankovic-super-bowl-halftime/index.html?hpt=hp_bn9
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,838
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Bad Auditions

Sounds like you did the absolute best you could and it has nothing to do with you..Don't sweat it. Another audition is around the corner, so to speak.

If they're treating you way - putting youi...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Students need experience

Completely agree. Your post is very timely. I'm not a teacher but I have played in many bands. Now my only gig is every Sunday in our church's praise and worship band. Rehearsals on Thursday...
Forum: Drums 07-29-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Ludvwig epic kits?

I have the Ludwig Epic Euro I bought used from a music store in Illinois. I bought it online thru eBay. I can hardly tell it was a demo model in the store for 3 months it didn't have a scratch on...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Neurotic

I think I'm not speinding near enough time behind the kit practicing to get used to the feel of how one set up works for all types of music I play. I don't think I've found "home" yet. Or Nirvana...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By rogue_drummer
Neurotic

Is it normal to go thru different combination of set ups, like, every week? Right now, it's a 4 piece using a 1 up tom mounted on a cymbal stand and 1 floor tom. Before that it was a 1 up tom on a...
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