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Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,860
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: My deaf sister complains about how loud my drumming is.

It doesnt reall take a hard hit, drums are loud! I remember when I was a little kid, before I even thought about playing drums (I didnt get my first kit until I was 15) my neighbor 3 houses up the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Economics help.

Hey I owe you both A LOT. I'll send you some demon drives... sorry, but I wish I could!

Thank you both so much. Within a day I went from certaintiy of failing this final to thinking I might get a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Economics help.

Ok, heres what i'm stuck on at the moment. I know nobody can put graphs up, but if anyone can help me understand even one of these a little bit better it would mean so much to me!

1. A friend...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,112
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Can jogging improve your speed or slow you down?

I used to be a competitive swimmer in high school. This most definitely helped my drumming. I no longer swim in college (the lap swim hours dont work for me), but i have started lifting and ride a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Economics help.

Ahhhhh I get it now. Well my brains fried now. Ill work more on this studying stuff tomorrow. I cant thank you enough, thank you!
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Economics help.

Excellent. I'm starting to better understand this. So how would we resolve this contradiction? I cant think fo anything that has any weight to it. All i can think of is to not give out loans. But...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Economics help.

Thanks a ton!

So now I get what the contradiction is, but how would one resolve that? And would it ultimately resolve the contradiction or just temporarily? I'm thinking its temporarily because if...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Economics help.

Hey all,

I've got a big economics final coming up. I've been looking through my notes and at the study guide and I have a few questions. Obviously i'm not here saying, "please do this for me." But...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2009, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,774
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Question about bit rates

Yeah, thats kinda what I figured. Thanks, though!
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,774
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Question about bit rates

Hey all,

I currently have all my files on itunes in AAC 128 bit. If I were to bump up the bit rate to 256 or higher, would I notice it, or would there be no sound difference since th file has...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: A question for classical music fans

Wow, thanks for your help, it helps me a lot!

The City of Champions usually goes by Pittsburgh.
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By Zabour Amtik
A question for classical music fans

Beethoven's Silence. Is that a piece outside of his 9 symphonies or is it somewhere in one of them as a movement? I have the same question for something on my itunes titled Romance No. 2 in F Major...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-16-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,328
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Face Facts

I used to have the habit of biting my upper lip.

I like to look happy and relaxed, my inspirational faces are Chad Smith's and Daniel Adair's. They just look like theyre always having fun.
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Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,226
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Steve Smith - Drum Legacy DVD

I havent watched the links (yet) but I LOVE Steve Smith. He is one of my biggest idols. I always appreciated his work with Journey, but once he went studio/solo and jazzy, I just liked his stuff even...
Forum: Drums 06-20-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Snare's-metal or wood?

The type of music you play doesn't matter when it comes to drums. Heads, shells, cymbals, sticks, snares... nothing about genre matters. Just clarifying that for you.

Now, play what sounds good to...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-18-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,524
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: i want to become a faster drummer.

Technicality comes with comfortableness. If you are 100% comfortable, you'll be able to play at your best. Next time you go to your kit, do not touch the sticks. instead, sit and just think about how...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-17-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,435
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Issues with the base drum foot

If I were you, I would lay off playing for a few days. I've never experienced the problem you are facing, but sometimes taking a break is the best thing you can do.
Forum: Drums 06-17-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Introduction and some advice needed

Don't neglect Nobel & Cooley. They're considered by some to be the best drums in the world. Depending on your sizes, a 4 piece should fit in that price range perfectly. A 5 piece, again depending on...
Forum: Drums 06-14-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Help selling some gear!

Not sure if this is what youre already doing, but the only advice I can offer is to sell the kit, hardware, and cases separate. There could be a lot of people looking into the Starclassics, but don't...
Forum: Drums 06-12-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By Zabour Amtik
Re: Bass Drum Elevation

This will not damage the drum. The bass is elevated for better projection and resonance. If you only play at home then this really isn't something you need to worry about. Elevated basses are most...
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