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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Seeking Metal Drummer with mics

If that was the case...seems like he would have posted a realistic number. At least then some drummers may have actually listened to it. haha.

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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Daniel Liljekvist leaves Katatonia to "get a normal job that gets the bills payed"

Well, it sorta is but, being in a band has a little more complicated mechanisms, than just balancing your own life endeavors.

I tried and tried to balance out my band and my life but, being that I...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Daniel Liljekvist leaves Katatonia to "get a normal job that gets the bills payed"

It's too bad to see all these dudes getting out.

I get it though....I was forced out of my own band in 2006 for the same reason. Haha.


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Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Daniel Liljekvist leaves Katatonia to "get a normal job that gets the bills payed"

That's one part of it but, the majority of it at this point is expenses. Gas to pinpoint it exactly.
Gas on a whole is 3 times higher than it was 10 years ago. Gas goes up and guarantees go down...
Forum: Drummers 04-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 118,114
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Derek Roddy here!

I use that hand foot exercise in 4 combos...

RH/RF
LH/LF
RH/LF
LH/RF

Do these 4 combos at various tempos. Within your comfort and push tempo out of your comfort level and come back.
Doing...
Forum: Drums 04-16-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,251
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Sonor Designer or DW Collectors?

Sonor shells with rings and DW shells are almost identical as far as sound is concerned (because of the construction).

Now, the designers will most likely have straight shells. What you need to do...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 728
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: rare yamaha stage custom ive bought

Your drums are first generation Stage Customs made in 1996. They moved to indo (if memory serves me correctly in the late 90s / early 2000s...I could be wrong there).
They are the same construction...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-31-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: What's the best pedal technique study?

Yeah....page one! Hahaha.

Seriously though, the entire book is golden. Start on page one and go.

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Forum: Drum Technique 03-30-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: What's the best pedal technique study?

Run "Stick Control" with your feet. that'll help a bunch.

Play with your left foot when you can. Use the right only for stuff you can't play with your left.

As far as a better...
Forum: Drummers 03-30-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 118,114
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Derek Roddy here!

Hey Allen...thanks brother. Means a lot.

You know....I'm known for playing "Extreme Metal" but, when I started playing drums (1977) there wasn't "extreme metal". I grew up playing southern rock,...
Forum: Drummers 03-29-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 7,084
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: What do you think about Casey Cooper (COOP3RDRUMM3R)

I'm confused.

Isn't this what the OP originally asked?





Did the members here not give accurate descriptions of his playing?
Forum: Drummers 03-26-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 7,084
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: What do you think about Casey Cooper (COOP3RDRUMM3R)

+1

Bermuda, Your playing has been in more listens ears (listeners....not drummers) than anybody participating on this forum put together....including Casey. (Weather he knows that or not)

I'm...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-15-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: I don't wanna play exercises like 'exercises'.....

This is a fairly easy one and something I've done as long as I've been "practicing".

Simply work on your exercises to music. Try to make the exercise "work" with the melodies and rhythms of the...
Forum: Drummers 03-11-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 122,581
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Vinnie Colaiuta

May I ask....why is it "lame" for an artist to charge for others to enjoy their art?


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Forum: Drum Technique 03-11-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,804
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: I'm getting into this now

Here's something for you guys to check out and, I feel it's a necessity for understanding and making sense of all the notes going by.

http://derekroddy.com/Dereks_Link_Folder/Seminole1.mov

I...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,804
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: I'm getting into this now

Rock on Bo.
Although, I wasn't thinking on a technique level but, more of a terms level. Where this stuff came from and who were the bands (and drummers) that influenced change over the course of...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,804
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: I'm getting into this now

WOW, I can't say thank you enough for those words. That's exactly what I've been trying to get across to players who don't listen or play this style of "music". So glad you walked away with a...
Forum: Drummers 03-07-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 118,114
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Derek Roddy here!

Cheers man...glad you dig it.

It's nice to actually be able to play drums instead of getting in a fight with them. Haha.

On another note......
...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Freehand Technique by Johnny Rabb

Yo Johnny, Hey my brotha.

For me, you were the one who "coined the term".

Although, the first time I actually saw it being used was Kenwood Dennard (if my timeline is correct).

Harder to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,250
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: So where did this stuff come from?

You're in Southern Cali....go by and see the guys at Axis. They're in Carson. Great people and they'd be more than happy to have you come by and put your foot on any of their models including........
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,250
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: So where did this stuff come from?

Sorry, there is nothing nothing on covenant is over 230 in 16ths.

Flo was the guy in the mid 90s that pushed tempos in "hyper blasting" (which is half the note value of traditional...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,377
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Less isn't always more?

I've loved that quote for the longest time. Haha.

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Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Our second Debut video "Painted Rust"

That's awesome Andy, thank you so much.

And, thank all you guys for the kind words. Can't wait for the full disc to come out. March 18th.

Cheers,
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Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Derek Roddy
Re: Our second Debut video "Painted Rust"

Cheers brother, That means a lot.

The one thing I love about this band is all the songs are very different from one another and they have their own voice. I'm so glad we were able to pull off our...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Derek Roddy
Our second Debut video "Painted Rust"

Hello everyone,
My band "Menace" 2nd debut video for the song"Painted Rust" has been released.

Check it out if you have a second and please share. This video blew me away when I first saw...
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