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Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,290
Posted By Slippy
Re: Find a Drum Teacher Here

NAME: Richard

COVERAGE AREA: San Jose, Milpitas Ca (Bay Area)

VENUE : I have my own teaching studio located in Milpitas Ca

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: I have been playing of over 20+...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,144
Posted By Slippy
Re: Is the acoustic kit dying?

E kits have come along way in the past 20-30 years, back in the 80's they were like kitting a plastic table top... that being said they will never replace the acoustic kit...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,383
Posted By Slippy
Re: How many of you guys mic your kits at home?

i keep my kit mic's always, why you ask?

1.Because i like to hear my drums through the mix and the sound is equal to what im playing too weather it be a song or a click track.

2.Also becuse it...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,370
Posted By Slippy
Re: Drum Kit position (Death Metal friendly)

this is a loaded question. its all about how you like it, no one can tell you how to set ip a kit to play speed metal.... my only advise is Metal = speed and that means things need to be close and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,471
Posted By Slippy
Re: The X-factor in drumming

its called "In the Pocket" and or Tempo..... dont over play a song that just makes non drummers confused and drummers aware that your trying too hard and a bit robotic.
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By Slippy
Re: drummers need agents?

good points... i have an audition for a metal band this sunday and even tho i know 99% that i will not take the job if offered (band rehersal is over 1.5 hours from my house) im going so i can...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By Slippy
drummers need agents?

question for the professional drummers out there, do you all have agents that help you land auditions? or do you do all the leg work yourself? Im not in anyway saying that im good enough for a agent...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By Slippy
Re: Help with CAD pro drum mics

do you get any sound when you use the headphones? Do the mic's require a phantom power supply?
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Posted By Slippy
Re: Orange County "Custom"

i had a set of these a few years ago in the same color you had. I really liked these drums they are not as bad as everyone makes them out to be.... good job on the stain makes them look very nice...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By Slippy
Re: Work screwing with drums

i am a machinist and i know the feeling. I take great care of my hands because it how i make my living and playing drums is my life. When i cut my hands i alway have a tube of super glue at my desk...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,818
Posted By Slippy
Re: Are endorsement deals worth it?

they should come to you not you go to them. If your good enough they will want you on there team... if you have to ask then all your getting is the discount like others have said in previous posts.
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,757
Posted By Slippy
Re: Is practicing every day a must?

i practice 5 days a week about 1 hout per day. That and the once a week band practice 2.5 hours give me what i need to feel like im progressing.
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,155
Posted By Slippy
Re: Drum Bags/Cases or No Drum Bags/Cases?

I have 2 sets and they both have hard cases. My main kit has SKB cases and my giging kit has the Humes and Berg. I would recommed both cases the HB are a little better then the SKB but i prefer the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By Slippy
Re: Tips for absolute beginner

best thing my parent ever did for my music carrier was put me in lessons right away. I took lessons for 6 years and about every 5-7 years i go back for 8-10 weeks of just refresher lessons.... that...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By Slippy
Re: No respect. No respect at all. (tie pull)

i make it a point to have my studio\rehersal kit (Tama StarClassic BB) the same sizes as my gig'ing kit for this very reason. My studio kit is ofcourse my baby and it never see's the light of day, i...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,069
Posted By Slippy
Re: What does your kit say about your "drum nerdiness"?

12 points here.... could have been closer to 20 but i have taken some stuff down.
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,691
Posted By Slippy
Re: So how many different snares do you use on a gig?

i only use one, i have never broken a snare head and dont feel the need to have different sounding snares.... I like to use my DW with the 3 butt plate, that way i can switch to a lose sounds or a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By Slippy
Re: Favorite Songs to Practice/Play Along To?

i like to play along to Incubus stuff...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By Slippy
Re: This seems like a screamin' deal to me. What do you guys think?

i bought one in working condition for $80 but needed some TLC. i took it home cleaned it up repainted it (looked awsome) and still could only get $60 for it.....
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,610
Posted By Slippy
Re: What do you see in this photo?

a skank, no talent worthless POS.....but thats just what i saw.
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By Slippy
Re: Stage fright, Nervous, Afraid?

im pretty good friends with Mark's drum tech.... he has nothing but great things to say about Mark.
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,309
Posted By Slippy
Re: getting used to a new drum setup

i know the feeling. I just picked up some octabans a few weeks ago and i tried every set up thinkable to make them work..... At the moment they are just sitting in the corner, not sure if im going to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,268
Posted By Slippy
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,347
Posted By Slippy
Re: Any kits you wish you had never parted with?

i sold a 9 pc Slingerland Concert\Power tom black drumset from the mid 70's that i owned for over 20 years a few years ago.... 6,8,10,12,13,14,16,18,24 i regreat selling it, not that i ever played it...
Forum: Drums 06-03-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By Slippy
Re: Ludwig Identification Help Please!

Evans G2's on Batter, G1's on Reso....
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