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Forum: Drum Technique Yesterday, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: playing to loops and drumless recordings vs jamming

when I was learningk, my teacher man gave me drumless songs to play to (not actual songs, just ones he had developed on some program or other.) but the first time I played with other guys, I was not...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 623
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: College- What do i do!! :(

Buy a tent; salvage some old bricks for a fireplace; get a job; live off bacon, noodles and Weetbix.

you can set up camp on campus. it's not called that for nothing...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,673
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Too Old To Seriously Take Up Drumming?

Sir, age is just a number. time waits for no one.
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 769
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Don't do that!

ditto.
My drums, I do what I want (except things that will actually damage them)
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 88,106
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Who is your favorite drummer(s)

Cobus Potgieter


......


And, of course, Keith Moon
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: What are your stories of when people found out you are drummer?

Around here people don't give a rat's arse whether you play the trombone or a guitar with 4 necks...

so I don't get much reaction when I break the news.
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,738
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Drumming footwear

bare feet or socks are the way forward.
Not sure if any of you have seen that Cobus chap on the tube he also uses socks when he plays.
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 952
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Overhead Mics - Side Address vs. End Address

I dangle one mic over the top and it seems to work. (just for recording purposes). only thing is, you can't hear the bass drum in the recording. it makes the drums nice and background-ish while you...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: I can't see new topic

ummmm? could you be a tiny bit more specific...?
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 978
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Does your inner metronome ruin your appreciation of music?

Occasionally. listen to 'The Phoenix' by Fall Out Boy. every time I listen to it I get annoyed at +- 3.40. I think the drummer may have stuffed up...

.... hope the drummer person isn't on here......
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 703
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Picking a wedding band as a musician = pain!

A friend of mine played at his own wedding with his own band (he was the drummer. I now am as he lives a day's drive away) I think they got someone else to play drums during the rest of the day...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Alternate purpose for drum shield

what is the actual use of a drum shield? I always have looked at it as a way of protecting your stuff from guys wandering around absent mindedly...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Bruno Mars vs Jstin Bieber: who is the better drummer?

Jokes aside, Justin Bieber is a poor excuse for a person and can't handle the fame.

*apologies to his fans on here*
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,215
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Do You Play Another Instrument Besides Drums?

as one of the only people I know that play the trumpet. is it difficult?
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,215
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Do You Play Another Instrument Besides Drums?

I'm about to start learning the piano (one of my dreams). the only problem is I hate/have a mental block against reading music... I've been messing around for a while and really enjoy it so hopefully...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: whining snare. please help

it's more of an annoying hum...
it's tuned quiet high. it makes a highish 'crack' then comes the whining hum..
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
whining snare. please help

hi all

my snare (just the one that comes with a pearl forum kit) has a whine. I usually play with a towel covering it because of noise so.it doesn't bother me, but recently I've gone in for major...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,297
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Reason why no Keith Moon type drummers exists on main stream music

I haven't read this thread yet, but as a Keith Moon fan I have to say that not many people - if anybody - can live up to that name... (not even Chuck Norris...)
He kind of played a lead in the way...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Sun Damage?

Hi. I couldn't find if this was asked already, but I prolly missed one out.

My question is: do drums or cymbals get damaged if they get in contact with direct sunlight for a prolonged period?
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Problem with miking Sonor drums

What do they expect you to do about it? buy a whole new kit for many monies just so they can do what they must?
redonkulous
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,556
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: One vehicle, all gear. Suggestions?

I once helped a friend collect a piano...two pianos in fact. he had a VW caravelle. we fitted two pianos, 6 guys a coolbox (of course) and one guy played the piano on the trip. the only problem was...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,670
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Is the acoustic kit dying?

I personally prefer acoustic; after using both that is... there is just something about it that makes me all warm and fuzzy.
but my band members - or one of them - said I should buy electric for...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By Popcorn Mogul
Re: Gift for my Band Director

Turn (or get somebody else to turn) some ornamental sticks out of some cool wood.

or go with the fruitcake...
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