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Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,128
Posted By Avendesoran
Cutting Hi-hat rod... Advice?

I'm an open handed drummer so I put my hi hat very low and there's a lot of extra rod as a result. It gets in the way when switching to my ride, snare, toms... etc

What should I use to cut it?...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-21-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,373
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Help! Master Studies Accented Triplets

I tried that and I thought I had it and even though I was counting it right as I played it I couldn't feel the quarter note pulse.

I'm gonna try the foot tapping on the quarter pulse tomorrow....
Forum: Drum Technique 05-21-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,373
Posted By Avendesoran
Help! Master Studies Accented Triplets

I have a really really really hard time feeling some of these exercises as actual triplets!

all the exercises that place an accent on the middle note of a triplet I can only feel as 3/4 and not...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-20-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,672
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Moeller dilemma

Jojo Mayer disagrees with Weckl. In Mayer's dvd Secret Weapons, he demonstrates how after mastering the fluid motion of the moeller pumping action, if you just let your hands flow with the sticks,...
Forum: Drums 04-13-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,755
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Metal snare choices, advice (BP/Yamaha/Pearl/PDP content)

Dunnett Classic Drums makes the best metal snares imo


I have a 4.5x14 Titanium snare
Forum: Drum Technique 04-08-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,210
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Drumming without click/metronome

Try using your left foot to keep time. This requires 4-way co-ordination but if you count a song in with your left foot going, I find it's easier to hold the tempo. This is coming from a drummer who...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-04-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,830
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Leading single strokes with left hand.....

Wow this is great I have so many exercises to work with thanks so much guys!!!!

to TromTrom:
Yes, I practice all my stickings to songs it's a great way to practice and ENJOY the boring parts of...
Forum: Drums 04-04-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,029
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Air Vents on Snares & Sound

I have a dunnett snare with his hyper vent thingy that lets you open and close a vent. the sound is more choked/dark/deep when it is closed and more resonant and airy sound when open. I like both...
Forum: Drums 04-03-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,500
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: New Drummer, need advice on kits

They're all pretty much the same.

You'll probably want to change all the drum heads as soon as you get them. I hear people say all the time that the drum head gives about 80% of the overall sound....
Forum: Drums 03-30-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: TAMA Starclasssic Bubinga - any experiences?

I just saw the two page add for this in modern drummer... ooooh they look sexy
Forum: Drum Technique 03-30-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,569
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Crossing Over on the Hats

this is why i play open handed :)

so, sorry can't help yo there unless you wanna learn open handed
Forum: Drum Technique 03-29-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,080
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Decent enough in Rock band to be good at drums?


you decide lol
Forum: Drum Technique 03-29-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,830
Posted By Avendesoran
Leading single strokes with left hand.....

Anyone have any tips or practicing strategies they use/used to learn how to lead single strokes with their weak hand?

I have a really hard time learning to lead singles with my left hand; after a...
Forum: Drums 03-17-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,229
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Touring kit - wrap vs un-wrapped?

If you're planning to do a lot of touring/gigging you're better off saving your 1650 and putting it towards tempus or trick or some synthetic drum.

I have 4 shells on order from Tempus (2 rack a...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-17-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,914
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: getting rid of wash from cymbals


mmm so tasty, my favourite ride.
Forum: Drum Technique 03-17-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,288
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: I want a drum teacher... Vancouver BC?

unfortunately poco is too far for me to travel...

Anyone know how good this guy is?

Brian Anthony Rask of BackBeat Studios

one of my...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 115,932
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Most Under-rated Drummers

If any of you ever get a chance to see the band Bell Orchestre check out the drummer... Stef Schneider. This is an all instrumental band consisting of a trumpet, french horn (and other various...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-15-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,288
Posted By Avendesoran
I want a drum teacher... Vancouver BC?

Anyone know of any really good teachers in the Vancouver BC area?

A bit of a long shot, but just throwing that out there just in case someone here from my area knows a good instructor.
Forum: Drum Technique 03-15-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,210
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: blow me down--I'm left footed!!

only problem with that is leading fills with the left hand will take some hard practice.
Forum: Drum Technique 03-14-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,005
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: need tips for practicing with bands

For the longest time when I was practicing with my old band all we did was run through our songs one by one or play mock set lists for a show. This is very limited in how much it will help you learn...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-10-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,145
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Future Education questions

Wow I realized that this is exactly why I play open handed!

Controlling the backbeat with my right hand, playing in that 2/4 pocket with my right hand! That also explains why my left hand is still...
Forum: Drummers 03-10-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 32,859
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Tim Waterson Here!

wow leave Mr. Waterson alone

He wants to be more creative musically. He passed the challenges of WFD; it's an amazing accomplishment for anyone. Yes he's recognized because of it but now he's...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-09-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,181
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: What First Inspired You

Jean chretien went on to be canadian prime minister for a number of years for the Liberal Party. I vote Neil for PM! lol
Forum: Drum Technique 03-06-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,044
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Playing The Bell On Your Hats

I will use it for fun sometimes but it can require some dexterity... the bell on my top hat is tiny and the rod gets in the way
Forum: Drum Technique 03-06-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,145
Posted By Avendesoran
Re: Future Education questions

In the sense that you get to open up your hands and free up your motion, yes it makes sense. But when you're right handed, switching to a left handed kit will create more problems than it solves. A...
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