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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: What was the first concert you went to????

I THINK it was Starcastle, Kansas, Yes in Harrisburg, PA around 73-74 maybe... the details are awfully foggy
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,399
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: What makes a pro kit?

Exactly what I was getting ready to say... I'll admit, I don't really 'get' the whole vintage drum thing -- every vintage kit I've dealt with was trouble, some sounded better than others but they...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,629
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: For those who play at church or not.

Not that I need another reason -- but this serves as one more reason to stay the He-double hockey sticks out of church!
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,474
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: S****y albums done by great bands..

Hot Space - Queen

Up until Night at the Opera (maybe half of Day at the Races) they could do no wrong, in my opinion...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,642
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Two floor toms....

I've often try 2 FT's -- 14 and 16... I like it, I like the looks of it, it opens up the creativity a bit... However, I find myself 'forcing' myself to use the extra floor tom early on... then...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: So how's this for bitter?

I'm surprised by how many live sound people act like their world is collapsing around them when confronted with a full BD resonant head! On the flipside, it's a joy to run into someone who doesn't...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,069
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: So...where do you keep your spare sticks?

I don't drop a lot of sticks - but when I do, more often than not, it's my right stick -- I just fish around in my stick back (also on my right) when it does happen.

Years ago I used to have a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,220
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Advertise your next gig here

Friday 2/6/15
Old Forge Brewing Company
298 Mill St.
Danville, PA 17821
570-275-8151
9p - 11p

Saturday 2/7/15
Suba Tapas Bar
272 North St (Second Floor)
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Making the best out of a near disaster

Good thinking!! Adopt, adapt and improve - is that the saying?

I've never been in that situation, but I have forgotten cymbals already - luckily it was a multi-band gig and a generous soul...
Forum: Drums 01-29-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: The Bo Eder Pearl Vision Signature kit ;)

the various 'red' drums all look fine together in the photos -- the orange/gold one? Not so much... but that's just me!

Not sure I could do such a thing -- Maybe if they were ALL different...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,220
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Advertise your next gig here

Fri 1/30/15
9:30pm - ?
Cat's Eye Pub
1730 Thames St Baltimore, MD 21231
410-276-9866

Sat 1/31/15
8pm - 11'ish
Vito's Pizza and Beer
1734 S Queen Street York, PA 17403
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Hilarious! Gretsch/DW

Sucherman, Smith, DeJohnette... George Stone maybe?
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,160
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: The official, "Your services are no longer required" thread

Sorry to hear that - sucks, but it's just a corporate 're-org' essentially... it's not like you were let go for anything to do with your skills (or lack thereof) as a drummer. You got caught up in...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: HELP, permanent beastmode

Size doesn't matter - at least in this case.

My first thought is take a look at your technique - maybe see an instructor for a few sessions.

Your kit/cymbals are only going to get so loud,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Drummerworld inventors

It'd be cool if they made a bag or hard case with wheels maybe that you could put ALL your stands in and carry in/out of a gig at one time... Someone should definitely invent that. :-)
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Another "first audition" thread

Congrats - you got over the first BIG STEP... go and have fun! Sounds like a situation where they're just looking for a decent guy to hang out and fit in -- a good solid drummer would be just a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 857
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: BPM recall ability

Yea - what Bermuda said... I have a little different list, but same thought process

Highway to hell is about 120
I'm Eighteen is 100
etc...

not perfect, but it'll get you in the ball park
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: help making wood acrylic hybrid.

you'll definitely need some sort of tool... oh wait, you are one already.
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,220
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Advertise your next gig here

New Years Eve:
River City Blues & Dart Club (http://rivercityhbg.com/) - Harrisburg, PA

1/10 - The Field House (https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-FieldHouse-Etters/108273242533), Etters PA
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Great car for a drummer

back when I started I had a '69 VW microbus -- nowdays it's Hyundai Santa Fe...
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,808
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Another *&^%$# Bar Owner

You absolutely have to work with the bar/venue owners. Slugging it out at the local/regional level - we've often played a new room/new area for little or nothing just to get a foot in the door so...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Totally lost

I think it does come easier to some and might be a more difficult skill to pick up for some.

1) I'd suggest you seek out a teacher for even a few lessons - a good teacher should be able to help...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Cymbal Progressios

You Sir, have too much time on your hands...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,603
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Who does this, really?

Larry - I agree w/you about 'possessions'... things, shoes, lawnmowers, TV's, computers you name it - even cars most of the time.

I guess to my mind, drums are 'Instruments' not mere...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Putting band name on kick drum head, with multiple bands?

www.drumart.com -- they make killer drum heads from their artwork OR yours AND there's an option for removeable stickers (static cling type thing, I'm guessing... get one for each band and slap 'em...
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