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Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 943
Posted By Jankowske
Re: The Best Drummer in the World

Water? You mean like out the toilet?
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Jankowske
Re: An Englishman in New Orleans.

What about c) getting smashed and doing acid and x with dennis hopper and some prostitutes?
Forum: Drums 04-18-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Drum cleaning

Maybe try a soft cotton towel/rag and a microfiber cloth. Not sure what the smudgy lint might be. Filter gunk? Sawdust won't scrape your finish and lacquer is pretty durable.
Forum: Drums 04-18-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Adding a Tama tomtom to a Sonor Maple kit

Blasphemy. Mixing both brand and wood in a series of toms. You're going straight to drum hell (full of hack guitarists) for that one.

What heads/tuning are you using? It will probably sound fine;...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 943
Posted By Jankowske
Re: The Best Drummer in the World

I know there's a million nerds out there always saying that this or that guy is the OMG b3s7 druxMMxer ev4r, but has anyone actually ever purported to be or laid claim to the title? Is there a kanye...
Forum: Drums 04-10-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Covering drums in fur

22" diameter; I made it out of two 22x14" shells. One was maybe a gretsch blackhawk. The other was old, thin-ish maple with no re-rings, had a rail tom mount bar thing, and somebody painted white...
Forum: Drums 04-09-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 432
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Wrapping a kit on the cheap

For anyone that was interested or did it themselves, here's my furry drum thread:

http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1344631
Forum: Drums 04-09-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Jankowske
Covering drums in fur

My first kit was a frankenstein's monster of three different crappy drum sets, and I wasn't in love with the red/white/black combination. Also all of the finishes were old and nasty (think peeling,...
Forum: Drums 04-09-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 432
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Wrapping a kit on the cheap

I wrapped 5 drums in faux fur (the thick, nice stuff) and I think I needed less than 3 yards of 60" width and it was less than $30. It was amazing. Hot girls were always asking to pet my drums. You...
Forum: Drums 04-09-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 519
Posted By Jankowske
Re: No more slave pedal please!

Even if you can't find your *exact* bass drum, you can probably find an old ludwig with the same construction and dimensions. Even if it's a different color, you could get a new wrap for it.

Also,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Check this out, severing the corpus callosum

Watch out for those chisels, Andy.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Jankowske
Re: So I've never seen this written this way.

But...but...that would make it 12/8! Or 6/4?

Actually I think you could easily notate the ghost notes that way, but it might be misleading as to where the "beat" is. Maybe.

My Joe Bergamini...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-06-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 912
Posted By Jankowske
Re: How do you count while olaying drums?

Counting out loud is handy for figuring out rhythms; in school band, we would count and sing parts aloud for sight-reading.

Downbeats are a number (1, 2, 3, etc.), eighths are "and" (written as...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Recording drums with android phone?

The butt mic on your phone probably can't handle the SPL of a drumkit. In which case it's not a gain thing, it's a capsule x-max thing.

I've seen nice omnis that can plug in to an iphone; I'm sure...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Jankowske
Re: So I've never seen this written this way.

In school band we had many pieces with a triplet beat that were notated that way. That transcription is kinda pointless without the ghost notes, though.



Best video ever.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 850
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Any "fun" grooves for practice pad?

My old drum teacher came up with this dirty little 7/8 thing that's kind of latin. It's fun on a pad and you can put it on cowbell/ride and snare (or whatever other combination makes you happy) on a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 634
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Equal Opportunity Hands?

- 75%. My left hand's got about all of the feel but just not the speed of the right. Laaazyyy.

- Matched grip 90% of the time. Advanced, maybe? I think I can "really play", possibly even with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Please share me some of your wisdom 2 cents

Why don't you come back to my place? Have a drink! Make yourself comfortable.

You've got pretty eyes.
Forum: Drums 04-04-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 753
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Loud drums

I've got $1 on my crappy pdp 13x3.5 steel piccolo for being "loud".

Also I remember reading that the spacer snare was very noticeably and measurably louder than most snares.
Forum: Drums 04-03-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Fiber Glass shell or Acrylic shell

If you can see right through them, they're acrylic. I'm not super familiar with fibes and all the drums they've ever made, but I'm pretty sure that they've made regular wood drums too. IIRC they made...
Forum: Drums 04-02-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 531
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Vistalite Bass Drum tuning

On second thought (googled and checked the evans site), I don't think that evans makes a 26" hydraulic. You could probably special order it, but that would be a pricey experiment.

I change my vote...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-02-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Jankowske
Re: How hard is it to start playing well?

Someday, you will be playing your drums, and you will think to yourself "wow! I've gotten pretty good!" and you will believe for some time that you are "good."

Some time after that, you will see...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By Jankowske
Re: using snare of different material than shellpack

Hit your toms harder. Also, if they're tuned very low, try tuning them higher.

It's not unusual for a snare to not really "gel" with the rest of a kit, but shell material usually has little to do...
Forum: Drums 04-02-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Fiber Glass shell or Acrylic shell

"Fiberglass", when talking about a hard chunk of something, is extruded glass fibers, usually woven or matted, that are glued together and compressed with epoxy or resin or some other kind of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,407
Posted By Jankowske
Re: Tricks for faster set up

On all my boom stands that I collapse, I put a little piece of tape across the rotating joint-part, and then I cut it along the joint seam-thing. When I need to set up the stand, I don't need to...
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