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Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,714
Posted By R Furb
Re: I tried the search function - really - drum teachers?

You should definitely head to Don Bennett Drum studio in Bellevue, when I lived there I took lessons from a cat named Jerry Garcia, and he gave me a great grasp of the basics. I think they have 3 or...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,893
Posted By R Furb
Re: Looking for good drum clinic resources

Thanks for posting all these dates Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,893
Posted By R Furb
Re: Looking for good drum clinic resources

Clinics at Best Buy, oh snap.
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,108
Posted By R Furb
Re: Wow got fired already

I've been there before, and what I've learned is to NEVER let a bad experience like that tell you to stop trying. Get out and find another band and forget about those other guys.
Forum: Drum Technique 06-09-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,395
Posted By R Furb
Re: Bass Drum Mute

The mute will make it feel much different, and the expierience I had with Vic Firth drum mutes is, while they work well on the snare, toms and cymbals the bass drum still has a good thump to it....
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,893
Posted By R Furb
Re: Looking for good drum clinic resources

I posted a thread like this with the exact same question last month and aside from checking cymbal company and drum manufacturer websites I don't know of any other way to be in the know. No one ever...
Forum: Drums 06-07-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,466
Posted By R Furb
Re: Chad Smith Chicken Feet Drums

I wonder how much it'll sell for in 20 years...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-07-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,865
Posted By R Furb
Re: Who's your drumming influence?

My biggest influence among many others is Tim Alexander, I never get tired of listening to his grooves, I don't particularly like the whole emulation thing but I never get tired of trying to play...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,648
Posted By R Furb
Re: Check out these Vistalite light fixtures!

I could be playing one of those! Pretty cool though.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,025
Posted By R Furb
Re: Ignorant, Closed-Minded, Stubborn Non-Drummers?

Those are my thoughts exactly, High school for the most part is filled with immature attention hungry teenagers. Getting out of that environment should change your perspective on "Ignorant,...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-05-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,511
Posted By R Furb
Re: A question or two.

I do the same thing for transcriptions, only I use Windows Media Player.
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,553
Posted By R Furb
Re: Non-gigging Bands?

I'm doing one song with a guitarist for a documentary, just gonna record it. I'm also in a band where we just get together and have fun jamming and improvising stuff, and we do covers sometimes, we...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-04-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 93,879
Posted By R Furb
Re: Some Transcriptions

Awesome job, as many others have said I have ALOT to work on. Thanks a million for all these transcriptions Korompay.
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,000
Posted By R Furb
Re: Bucket Drumming!

I came out of a concert at the Paramount in Seattle and there was a homeless guy right outside the door playing on buckets. What really got me though was that he also had glass bottles filled with...
Forum: Drums 06-03-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 209,903
Posted By R Furb
Re: tom angles!!!!

Aside from tom angles and terrible set ups I have noticed having a reso head on your bass drum is a big no no for craigslist and having a giant pillow stuck in your bass drum that doesn't have a reso...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,651
Posted By R Furb
Re: If you could musically have your way, what situation?

I would be the drummer for Toots and The Maytals.

Any reggae band =( I have such a hard time finding fellow reggae enthusiasts who actually want to play it.

Playing funk or jazz with a big...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,742
Posted By R Furb
Re: Excessively resonating bass drum

Let me share my experiences with you. Just today I was cleaning my downstairs so there would be room for the people that are coming over tomorrow to jam. Anyway, I usually have my kit facing the wall...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,591
Posted By R Furb
Re: Finding Bandmates Online

I have had my share of interesting experiences with Craigslist. Most the time I reply to an ad and people just straight up don't reply but once in a great while I manage to get them to reply and we...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,907
Posted By R Furb
Clinics in my area

I have been in Salt Lake for a few years now and I haven't been able to find a single clinic/master class. So my question to you guys is, Is there a website I can use to find what drummers will be in...
Forum: Drums 05-24-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,903
Posted By R Furb
Re: Sleishman Total Suspension System Drums

yes pics would be very cool
Forum: Drum Technique 05-24-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,774
Posted By R Furb
Re: New to drums and need help

That is some great advice and almost the exact same thing I was gonna say, but for real get a teacher you wont be disappointed.
Forum: Drum Technique 05-24-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,777
Posted By R Furb
Re: New to Punk Drumming and Playing Fast

I also just joined a punk band and I'm in the same boat as you, never worked to much on speed and endurance in the past and now I'm being thrown right into the fray. Anyway I plan on spending about...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,386
Posted By R Furb
Re: What is our fav. song to play drums to?

I usually warm up with either How I could Just Kill A Man by Rage Against The Machine or Plateau by Nirvana, both very easy songs to play but I enjoy starting practice with a little cover.

My all...
Forum: Drums 05-24-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By R Furb
Re: Again i need help with my snare!

Bob Gatzen has some great videos on eliminating snare buzz

Pt.1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcHAFgafPkE&feature=PlayList&p=280A04D018916752&index=12

Pt.2 ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,569
Posted By R Furb
Re: I bought Rick Latham's book today.

I've been working into Advanced Funk Studies for almost a year now and I look forward to at least a few more. Great book, fun exercises and a great author, you can't go wrong.
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