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Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,174
Posted By Kudzu Monroe

Drummers seem pretty popular on this site (Duh) ...so here is one of the local guys.

Forum: Drums 03-21-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,738
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Just a G.A.S. observation

Some years ago when I was buying lots of gear (I toy around with several instruments) the owner of a local music store lamented that most "pro" musicians settled with just one or two of their...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,504
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: My story about competing in the International Blues Challenge

A rent-a-crowd might (I say might) sway the judges at an iBC regional ... Not at the finals. The IBC is 30 years old and the biggest event like it in the world ... check put their website it spells...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,504
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: My story about competing in the International Blues Challenge

When in Memphis ...

Breakfast at The Arcade on South Main
Grab a Soul Burger at Earnestine and Hazels also on South Main (check out the upstairs)
Gus's Fried Chicken is a must on South Front...
Forum: Drums 01-17-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,721
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Rescued !!!

Man those are nice ... congrats on the find and super resto

I once rescued a set of Pearl Exports I bought for $39.00 (5 piece) they had water damage but stayed in round
and the wrap stayed...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,638
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Feel good drumming photos

This one always reminds me ... it's not about the gear

Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,716
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Which Bassist would you hire?

For me ... Pino Palladino, Bobby Vega, or Bob Babbitt
Forum: Drums 10-09-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,857
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Camco Replication Project

Best of luck on your quest ...

I have a buddy that has a set of LA era Camco drums and they do sound amazing!

How he got them is a great story in and of itself ... seems he was helping a guy...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,641
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Made in China - a different take

Unknown drummer ...

Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,235
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Guitarists not wanted

You might want to check out these guys ...

The HEAP from Athens GA

Forum: Drums 08-17-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,839
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Best drum kit for studio

There may be something to the "birch" factor ... I have a good friend getting great recording, results using a Sonor 3000 series birch kit in fusion sizes (20" kick etc) ... maybe the birch "natural...
Forum: Drums 08-02-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: 13" Tom As Bass Drum?

Designed to be miced (it has one built in), this is a converted 13x11 Pearl rack tom ... the batter head is a Pinstripe
with a light foam mute covering the whole head. Used just acoustically it has...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Pearl free floating question

Here is a visual comparison ...

Forum: Drums 05-28-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: no port in 16" Sonor Safari?

No bass drum port, not on my Safari kit or any other kit I have ...

And this from a guy who designed a whole series of bass speaker cabs with the "transmission line" style of port system ... ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,356
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Ridiculously oversized kits

Itís not just drummers Ö

The wife and I were at a smallish pizza place awhile back that has bands on the weekends, they were setting up as we were ordering. We watched as the guys (a cover band)...
Forum: Drums 04-18-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,149
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Gretsch Catalina Club Street

Same here sold my Safari snare (never even unwrapped it) for about $70 bucks ...
and bought a like new Ludwig Black Acrolite to replace it for $80 if I remember ... perfect match.
Forum: Drums 04-14-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,366
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: This is a first world problem ;)

I must have nodded off for a second ...

Somehow I missed losing the TAMAs gaining the Drum Craft and switching from the 17" hats to 15s ?
Forum: Drums 04-08-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: No more die cast hoops for my Ludwig Classic Maple Snare

Well yes and no for me ...

I bought a 5x14 Ludwig CM with die-cast on it and also replaced them with 2.3s, same result I'm happy to say.

However I also have a 6.5x14 CM that sounded great but...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,592
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Musical "competitions"

The IBC is the big show ... hope to see ya here

Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,797
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Warning!!! ...sexy drumming :)

She really could play ...


Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,008
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Where do you place your drums in your room?

I would imagine they would sound very different facing a corner vs facing the room ...

Into a corner the sound is reflecting right back at you and a corner "loads" the bass response in effect...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,092
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: complicated blues songs.

Try this ... I've only seen a handful of players that could pull this one off convincingly

Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,911
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: What would you do if you couldn't play drums?

I follow virtually all of Mr. Eders post and find them most entertaining, this one however is distressing!

Several years ago I had a TIA (mini stroke) it caused my left arm and hand much...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,651
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: Does your gear HAVE to be the same brand or do you mix/match?

Having everything match just never occurred to me ...

When I see my guitar player plugging a Gibson Les Paul into an array of 6 or 8 different pedals of
all brand, description, shape, size and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,461
Posted By Kudzu Monroe
Re: YouTube's influence, how realistic?

I don't get into the the whole YouTube hero thing ... but that's age speaking

And that same age factor has me having little understanding of the bands today
that can only play 35 minutes at some...
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