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Forum: General Discussion Today, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 596
Posted By wombat
Re: Which college will be the best choice for drummer doing rock muisc in LA?

I was very lucky in that I did my degrees back in the day that University was "free" in Australia ( not completely free but not attracting nasty hefty fees that apply now)

If I were to consider...
Forum: Drums Today, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By wombat
Re: Drum Kit Suggestion

To add to your collection and if you are jazz focused I would add a 14 inch floor tom.

Though theres no rules in what you "need" (despite some people may assert otherwise) I would have generally...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By wombat
Re: Drumming Injury Advice needed!

Hmmm I think you should get a proper diagnosis from a health professional FIRST( ? Physio )

Advice on such matters can be a dime a dozen from "untrained" people but a proper diagnosis and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 769
Posted By wombat
Re: Trusting others with your kit?

Hmmm well you could lend it to the kid in Andys post !! http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1279273&posted=1#post1279273


More on topic
When you say you "have the opportunity...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By wombat
Re: Your midweek smile :)

Made my day that did. So many little things make it worth a few watches...like he looks like he has platform shoes (well on the hi hat pedal) the guys in the Orchestra wandering what to do when he...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,451
Posted By wombat
Re: The matching snare

Sorry Larry my humour can be obscure / obtuse at times..... I used the slang term "snare" as in "to catch or trap". So in that picture you had a drum (40 gal type) with something youd "snared" that...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,451
Posted By wombat
Re: The matching snare

Alas my reply taking the piss fell flat and here was me all a self proud of you and your drum with the different 'snare' you'd made.. ..your a tuff crowd larry
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,451
Posted By wombat
Re: The matching snare

err Larry you have the Rolls Royce of drums that comes with their own Swami (ie Guru ) and then you bought Yammies begginer set (Gigmaker) and wonder why you dont like it !!
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Forum: Drums 07-19-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By wombat
Re: Best Maple Drumkit around $1000

Alas could not find a fro for your kit.... but you can get an add on one from the acid era
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By wombat
Re: Transporting a drum set when homeless?

Hmmm I suspect the OP is hinting at having mental health issues ( my apologies if I misread that) and may be feeling like another "bout" is close which may in turn lead to unemployment.

There are...
Forum: Drums 07-19-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By wombat
Re: New snare, one of a kind look

Nice looking snare. Well chosen wrap !!
Forum: Drums 07-12-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,326
Posted By wombat
Re: Do we really need expensive drums?

A post regarding use of "gum trees" by Andy in another thread
http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1275799&posted=1#post1275799

Reminded me of stripping of ancient hardwood for...
Forum: Drums 07-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By wombat
Re: What's the sound of GUM wood?

Ha ironically I was about to say as part of my original post "Andy will probably chime in and give an artisans perspective....and sure enough !!

As always I learn something from his posts and sure...
Forum: Drums 07-11-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By wombat
Re: What's the sound of GUM wood?

Hmmm "gum" tree in Australia is the common term for "eucalyptus" trees...a species native to Australia but like many species can now be found in other countries ( South Africa for instance)

Many...
Forum: Drums 07-11-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,326
Posted By wombat
Re: Do we really need expensive drums?

Ah yes we could get a cable channel up called "the choice"...with "voice like" spinning thrones (as opposed to "chairs")

Instead if "I want you" the light underneath the chair would say "I NEED...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By wombat
Re: Famous Metal drummers?

A famous metal drummer..... hmmm I think he appeared on an Alan Parsons album.

He got head billing indeed he was called...... I Robot ..... given how early it appeared im pretty sure it was a...
Forum: Drums 07-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,326
Posted By wombat
Re: Do we really need expensive drums?

I suppose in terms of "needs" we dont need drums at all,,,if we are talking basic human needs like food, water and shelter.

Above and beyond the basics it becomes matters of preference.

In...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,578
Posted By wombat
Re: Female Drummer Project/Questionnaire

I suspect there could be several reasons why "female drummer" is used

Beyond self marketing (getting people to come to your gig, watch your clip) and blatent sexism I wonder if it also "says" what...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,114
Posted By wombat
Re: Really wanky behaviour....

Err ask and find out...... you would be surprised how many charity events are run by paid fund raisers.

The actual charity usually has no time / insufficient talent to run an event. Thats why they...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 17,915
Posted By wombat
Re: Unpopular Drumming Opinion Thread

Perhaps you could get uber fast with double pedals on the twin bass drums...hell you could reinvent one of those double hat links and have a treble pedal times 2 drums...thats 6 !! wohoo
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Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,114
Posted By wombat
Re: Really wanky behaviour....

Thats very true "Pog" which is why I always ask charity "sprukers" whether they are volunteers for the charity or if they are a "charity fund raising organisation" they hate that question and with...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,114
Posted By wombat
Re: Really wanky behaviour....

This may be really dense of me...... but if you are doing originals and you have copyrighted those originals do.... you not get a cut by playing those songs ( make sure you are on the credits list)
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 17,915
Posted By wombat
Re: Unpopular Drumming Opinion Thread

Mongolian throat singing to the sound of 1000 bpm on the double bass pedal whacking the kick drum (aka death metal)

Bippity Boppity Jazz by a siberian coal locamotice ( coaltrain get it boom boom)...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,951
Posted By wombat
Re: drum snobbery

I have gone dizzy trying to keep track of the blatent bagging, subtle bagging and downright single mindedness in this thread. I gave up after several pages.

A/ Whats wrong with "simple"...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By wombat
Re: 2 minute anonymous drum survey--please help!

Sorry couldnt help my kits built of branches an-a-log ( boom boom)

good luck
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