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Forum: Off Topic Lounge Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Mongrel
Re: I realized the other night...

Understood-no harm, no foul....all good man....

And, yes, by all means, put that Starbucks money into a jar on the dresser and reap the benefits!

That's one reason I drive ten year old (more...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 05-21-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Mongrel
Re: I realized the other night...

Not exactly in the "anyway they please category...like a snare drum or a bass boat. Lol

As a former smoker, let me say-if you ain't had that monkey on your back best to go a little easy on those...
Forum: Drums 05-16-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Complete Rogers Drum Kit

If I recall correctly, the "center post" is intentionally designed that way-to take pressure off the top of the shell from the weight of those toms by supporting the weight using the bottom of the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,005
Posted By Mongrel
Re: What if we quantized Bonham?

Why that section?...why not a whole song?....etc....

COPYRIGHT infringement detection software.

If it is too easily recognized youtube will block it. That is probably why Rick Beato couldn't...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 8,977
Posted By Mongrel
Re: State your unpopular drumming opinions

Satin flame wraps.....just....oh....so....cheap looking. Like a covering off a kids lunch box circa 1954.

Lol
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 8,977
Posted By Mongrel
Re: State your unpopular drumming opinions

I must live in a dfferent dimension from you, Larry....lol.

Cymbals tilting...now overweight omni-balls sagging....

Not trying to be funny, sarcastic, or a "wise-guy", but I just don't have...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 8,977
Posted By Mongrel
Re: State your unpopular drumming opinions

No, that is a "Back Packer" model Bass Drum....

Comes complete with hikers mattress!

Lol
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 8,977
Posted By Mongrel
Re: State your unpopular drumming opinions

Lol.....for the "WIN!"

Lock 'er down...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 8,977
Posted By Mongrel
Re: State your unpopular drumming opinions

Yea then there's that guy...what's his name? Dingo bark? Something like that.
Anyway he played with this old garage band... The Roaches? The Buggies? Something like that...

Anyway-THAT idiot...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 8,977
Posted By Mongrel
Re: State your unpopular drumming opinions

Hmmm....

Drum forum "opinion" threads are a collection of contradictory, ego-stroking, "wisdoms" that do little to illuminate the inquiring minds that read them....

You'd be better off finding...
Forum: Drums 04-29-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By Mongrel
Re: A Bargain (DW)

Bargain? BARGAIN?!!!!

That, my friend, is nothing less than....

A STEAL!!!

Nice one...
Forum: Drums 04-29-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Mongrel
Re: It wasn't my intention to be so exacting but....

I would replace the Exports with Stage Customs and be done with it....

;)

Lol
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,161
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Political music

It used to be pretty cut and dried-everyone, even Rock Stars, had an inalienable right to an opinion. And, everyone else had a right to agree or disagree with that opinion.

However, it is no...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 8,977
Posted By Mongrel
Re: State your unpopular drumming opinions

Not sure I read every post so maybe someone mentioned this....

There are NO absolutes in music-especially in size type or cost of gear.

Seems many nowadays *insist* THIS is the best or the...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 04-20-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 898
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Rick Beato on grid-based music (quantisation)

I love how titles designed to grab your attention are dissed as being "clickbait"...

Lol

As if titles should not be written in a way to get you to get your attention?

Would you click on...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 04-19-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 898
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Rick Beato on grid-based music (quantisation)

The real question isn't when did he "click" become tbe norm.

The better question is-when did record people start to care so much about tempo fluctuations?

Maybe when those fluctuations made it...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 04-19-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Ever had a band you just couldn't like

Too many to list....so I won't.

Lol

Ps-I am thankful you are not drawn to Satanic Cults!
Forum: Drums 04-17-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,100
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Do drums sound better the older they get?

All I know is they put a modern violin in a masters hands...and he couldn't tell it anout from a 300 year old Strad.

And for some reasn, THAT speaks volumes to me about how much tangible...
Forum: Drums 04-17-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,100
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Do drums sound better the older they get?

And to further muddy the waters...even the world's top violinists can't tell the difference between an 18th century Stradivarius and a modern instrument.

Link: ...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 04-16-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 898
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Rick Beato on grid-based music (quantisation)

Yea, I'm becoming a Rick Beato fanboy lol.

I thought he did a great job on this one.

Enevitably there will be comments that will point out all the trickery that went on like tape splicing etc....
Forum: Drum Technique 04-15-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,139
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Rim shots- how to practice precision?

Can't add much, but I will say this....

For me, one of the big issues I found was that the hoop height off the head has a big impact on the ease of getting a rim shot, the tone of the rimshot, and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 946
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Corinthian Drum Marketing

No offense at all! Never entered my mind.

Sometimes people with inside experience don't like to comment.

I appreciate that you did.
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 946
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Corinthian Drum Marketing

Reading my mind, Larry, reading my mind....lol.

I was just going to type that.

But I am sure as a professional Ben will withhold comment.

Edit: Oops...spoke...errr..."typed" too soon!
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 946
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Corinthian Drum Marketing

Actually I meant this as an example of "positve" marketing-marketing actuall backed up by proof and experence. "Tangible" marketing if you will.

Because anyone old enough can remember a time when...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 946
Posted By Mongrel
Re: Corinthian Drum Marketing

Tama.... "The Strongest Name in Drums"
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