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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By jornthedrummer
The sound of the stick resonating when hitting the drum

I'm on a cruise right now and brought with me a practice pad and have been working on my hands. I noticed something new to me that the stick(not the tip) have a significant nice resonating sound when...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 927
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Drumming in the pre digital age.

So much to learn on drummerworld, Facebook, youtube, etc.
And everybody is a friendly bunch too. Shame we can usually not meet in person.
I don't think I would have resumed playing drums if it was...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 591
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Snare sound with Hot Rods?

There is some volume reduction. Certainly also on the hat and cymbals.
Better players could achieve the same with sticks, but the physical aspect of hitting a drum with some force is important to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 569
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Who inspires you the most?

I gotta say Ringo, because he plays all the tasty stuff.
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,077
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: You and your practice regimen, come clean

That's a great idea that I want to try.
I my case I am worried trying to do this WILL turn my brain into a puddle of puke -)
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 591
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Snare sound with Hot Rods?

Thats what I do. Rim shots and duct tape at the rim shot spot.
Change the tape every other gig or do.

Sound sample:

Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 591
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Snare sound with Hot Rods?

My regular gig is played with hot rods. I tune my snare medium to low and rimshot. Put some duct tape on the hot rods at the rim sound place. Otherwise they don't last long.

Sound sample:...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-25-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By jornthedrummer
Keeping Time doing a (buzz) roll as a fill

The title says it all. How is it done?

Eye In The Sky by Alan Parsons Project has the tastiest buzz roll as a fill I can think of. What's the secret?
Forum: Drums 06-20-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,600
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: George Way Drum Co. ?

I work in a large organization that makes the same product in many plants. Inclusive of Asia. In many cases the Asian plants makes the best quality. The products made in the NY plant are to a large...
Forum: Drums 06-09-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Gretsch Stave Snare Mod - Question

I've got this dum too and am not impressed by its sound. Tempted to put it in a lathe to reduce the shell thickness and hope it wont collapse.


Forum: Drums 05-31-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 580
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Taking the wrap off

I would just like to chime in that you have to go slow and be careful the outer ply does not prefer to stick to the wrap!
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Wise words from Jeff Porcaro

Yeah. One can only speculate about how much great music he would have done if he was still alive today.
Forum: Drums 05-24-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,165
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Oh No, Not another Bearing Edge.

Andy that was a great presentation and an almost unbeleivable result on the drum.
I will be looking forward to hearing this on a kit.
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Les DeMerle: How Did You Get Your Break?

He played on a cruise I was on a couple of years ago. Didn't know he is well known.
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,547
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Comparing ones abilities with others

Things that I like or do:

- Look at the big picture, does the band work? Did I enjoy listening to them?

- Talk to the drummer, unless he is busy, and give him credit for something I liked.

Forum: Drums 05-16-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Roughly a dozen Kit Videos

Thanks. Very interesting to hear different drums in the same room. I'll take the Tama Starclassic.
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,580
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Forum demographic

Lives in Ipoh, Malaysia since 1998. Am from Denmark though.
Was in a well established cover band in my 20s. Now just play the occational gig with the last standing hippie in Malaysia. Or jams...
Forum: Drums 05-13-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 911
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: New Pearl Wood Fiberglass

One of my best and also cheapest snares is a Ming fiberglass snare.
There is a 23 page long thread over at drumforum.org about Ming snares.
If I had to decribe it in a single word it would be...
Forum: Drums 05-09-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Ordered a Whitney nesting kit

Andy, I would certainly have considered a Guru kit if I didnt need nesting.
The pub I play at have stairs and I am tired of dragging stuff around.

I also bring a small PA system and I am...
Forum: Drums 05-08-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By jornthedrummer
Ordered a Whitney nesting kit

Guys I have to share my exitement.
I have ordered a Whitney Drums nesting kit. sizes 18x20 bass, 5x14 snare, 7x10, 9x13 toms and 11x16 floor. All goes in the bass drum. White washed with wood...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Creating A Logo

12 hours on a plane, an iPad, champagne and a few GTs.
Forum: Drummers 05-03-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,221
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Dennis Chambers

Great to hear He is doing well!
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,482
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Incredible "policy" from Memphis Drum Shop

I am in Malaysia and buy a lot of stuff online from USA.
This happens all the time. Some manufacturers places restrictions on export.
This is to protect their overseas importers and dealers as well...
Forum: Drums 04-12-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Gretsch New Classics w no silver sealer

Very, very pretty kit and great sounding too.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By jornthedrummer
Re: Went to Memphis Drum Shop (again)...

Very cool indeed. Next time i am in the states I gotta go there and indulge.
Ben White gotta be the luckiest guy on the planet!
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