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Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Re: First use of a click

Thanks Bermuda! This gives me some great leads to delve a little deeper down the rabbit hole. And yes I am sure Keith was uber excited to be playing to a machine ... the conservative pragmatic man he...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
First use of a click

Hey all .. a buddy of mine asked me a very interesting question that I have been obsessing about. When was the first click ever used (besides the use of a metronome) on stage or in a studio? Anyone...
Forum: Drums 01-15-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Re: fresh build with video

beautiful job uniongoon .. always impressive to see guys make a stave
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,240
Re: Like to know what the forum thinks

To me Henley has eclipsed being a "good drummer" or not. He's a musical icon. The same way is Springsteen a "good" guitar player or not? Doesn't matter .. because what they did and continue to do...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Re: Basic drum maintenance?

Depends on the player ... if you are touring and gigging every night, yeah you need to be a little more dilligent on keeping your kit in top form. If you rarely take it out of your rehearsal space or...
Forum: Drums 01-13-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Re: Vintage Sonor snare, need help identifying!

I would email the photo to Sonor in Germany, I bet someone there could help.
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Re: synth or something else to drum to?

That is what I would do ... or even maybe record yourself playing bass or guitar or something and jam to that.

I used to post ads online looking for bassists to jam with me, that was always a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Re: Miking bass drum WITH port for first time. Tips where to start?

I have always had good luck pointing my D112 slightly at the left of the beater ... not sure why. I put the mic in the port hole only about 4 inches ior so .. NOT all the way in.

I do use some...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-13-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Re: I've had an interesting finding

If it feels good to use it, do it when it feels good. When it doesn't feel good don't use it.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Re: Drummer Cafe TV Show

Really well done Bart. I spent 4 years working in television. You've pretty much nailed alot of "rules" with regard to proper programming and development. Your intro is awesome. Spontaneity will come...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,895
Re: Drum Slang and Acronyms

Shedding or Woodshedding - practicing

Plowing - playing loud/hard

Chucks - converse shoes

Buying Wood - buying sticks
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,441
Re: Worst Gig Ever

Wow rouge! Hats off to you for handleing it as well as you did! Shows that you are pro.

Sorry to hear you had to go thorugh such an extreme experience ... hopefully you land a sweet gig from it or...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Re: Living in apartment or flat: solutions for practice?

I have been doing my regular kit and putting mesh heads on them ... stuff your kick full of pillows and put a mesh head on it too.

When tensioned, the mesh heads do create a tone ... feels...
Forum: Drums 08-31-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Re: Brass snare question

I am a fan of the Ludwig myself.
Forum: Drums 05-03-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Re: First serious attempt ast drum building

Love it! Do you have video of you playing it?
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Re: Facebook-only gear companies

My feeling first and foremost is why give Mark Zuckerberg any more web traffic than he already has?

Secondly (as a web based business guy myself) anything you do with your profile on Facebook,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Re: Need Advise for a Drum Business

All drummers have something to bring to our industry ... a drummer who is good with fixing stuff may become a drumsmith or something of that nature. A drummer who is great at explaining things may...
Forum: Drums 04-26-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,910
Re: DW vs Ayotte??

Wow .. rough call. Great problem to have though. I would say do the blindfold test ... have someone play each kit and base it on sound.

good luck!!
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Re: Looking while playing

For me I like to stay in the moment. I don't know if I cognitivley look .. but I am engaged in the moment and feeling the music.

I look at it like breathing or walking. We don't think about doing...
Forum: Drummers 04-15-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,444
Re: Favorite Drummer?

Bonham, Rich, Greb, Gadd, Famularo, Johnston, Shaugnessy ... to name just a very small few of my many favs!
Forum: Drums 04-15-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Re: Sonor force 3007

I have used the 3007 in the past as a kit for pubs, rehearsals etc etc. Great kits for the price.

I would say that 600 is a tad high for the used side of things but not outrageous as he may be...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,388
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,674
Re: For those in cover bands, how much do you stray from the original drum parts?

If you are playing gigs and getting paid I would say cover the tune as it was recorded, being that you are getting paid to either A. fill a dance floor or B. sell drinks or C. both. There was a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,614
Re: The Drummer Gene?

I would call it a creative gene vs a drummer gene. And to go a step further, perhaps it is not a gene, but rather, our "creative" brain is wired to more easily create the neural pathways and dendrite...
Forum: Drums 02-03-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Re: PDP X7 - good choice if I want a darker tone?

No .. Concept and X7 are different lines and remain that way to this day.
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