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Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,658
Posted By ddamm27913
specific pedal adjustment

alright this is a question for you slightly more tech drummers out there.

I use a Tama iron cobra power glide pedal. i want more control and stability in each kick, without more resistance. right...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-26-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,096
Posted By ddamm27913
Left hand strength/speed practice

Basically i hold my practice pad in my right hand and blast away the moeller technique with my left. Pick the fastest speed you can go without being sloppy. I do it for several hours on and off...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,723
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Every drummer should be on here with a story

some of you guys have really bad luck

every gig i play i make sure my drumset is set up correctly and everyhting is screwed on very tight.
the only failures are thanks to shitty sound guys.
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,971
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Alex Van Halen - Hot for Teacher intro?

the intro as it is on the record is impossible to play.
it involves multiple overdubs of the bassdrum track

however there are ways to replicate the sound and many youtube videos explain this in...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-05-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,792
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Math Metal Drumming!

damn straight!
Forum: Drum Technique 01-05-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,372
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: HOW! in the world does somebody learn this.. i dont even know what its called

dude its so simple
go to your set and do this. you're doing 16th note triplets

floor tom - floor tom - bass

think of the way you make a horse galloping type sound on your lap, and take it to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,148
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Pay-What-You-Want downloads from Billy Ward

i knew i recognized your glasses.
i loved your part man. i guess i have to get MD fest 08.
Forum: Drummers 12-28-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 91,959
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Joey Jordison

because they are

Joey jordison was so badass when i was in middle school. same with travis barker. i was so happy to leave that phase and find idols that are actually good
Forum: Drums 12-28-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Looking for my first kit

if you play hard rock, check out the basic Ludwig Accent 5 piece package, which is cheaper than the one you mentioned. it has really nice deep sounds and mine is still in tip top shape after 4...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,148
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Pay-What-You-Want downloads from Billy Ward

man im broke but i'd love to check it out

were you the guy at modern drummer fest (2000?) that did the little solo hitting the drums with your hands?
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,762
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Video Drum Lessons - HOW?

video is sort of my forte so to speak

as far as a camera goes, it depends on what youre publishing to. If you plan to go dvd or high-quality, i would suggest saving up and investing in an HD...
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,255
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: perfect pitch. what about perfect timing?

this is that brain condition called savvaunt (sp). theres tv specials on it. it's kind of like autism.

your friend is gifted
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,560
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: How to make videos?

what i do is start the video off with a stick count, then later in editing you do this.

put the waveforms side by side until your stick count from the video matches the audio.

not perfect bt it...
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2008, 05:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,044
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Top 5 easiest Zeppelin Songs to learn

ive alwyas looooved playing those triplets.
Forum: Drums 12-27-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Choosing first drumkit

the ludwig has a lot of addon capabilities
and it has some nice lowend sounds

i would say go with the accent, but this is biased beause i love my accent 8 piece.
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,067
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: pitch tuning

someone told me that an example of a fourth is the first 2 notes of the wedding march, so i jut went with that, keeping that note gap between batter and resonant heads and then to each drum...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,067
Posted By ddamm27913
pitch tuning

I had my toms pitchtuned based off fourths (i have no idea what this means). I know how to get it there but i want to go thirds. whats a fourth and third in music terms?

like give me the notes...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,202
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Cymbal Rotation

wow. i thought my ludwig was a monster.....
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,672
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: What makes a good drummer?

if i was too humble i would'nt be where i am today.
im not a cock, but i like to go on youtube and try and find a drummer better than me (amateurs, not pros). if i do, then i learn what he was...
Forum: Drums 12-26-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,523
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Bad Drums

nah guitars have things like pickups and coils and all that shit. but that doesnt really reflect cost

as far as drums, theres always disadvantages and advantages.
I was just testing a Tama...
Forum: Drums 12-26-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Get your custom Maple Snare drum

my brother is going to "invest" so to speak, as soon as i can sell this first drum i build

im trying to get my uncle to ship me his router so i can do edges
as of right now, by custom i mean its...
Forum: Drums 12-25-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Get your custom Maple Snare drum

the price.

brand new $350 custom maple snares with offset lugs and maple hoops are hard to find.

my time isn't worth that much money and i have no employees to pay so i have a lot of room to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,734
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Can't Stay on the Seat Anymore

on of my favorite drummers, Mike Johnston, is always moving around in his throne.

he litterally jumps and airs off the throne on some snare hits.

jut invest in a big fat throne. believe me...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,064
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: drum set-ups

im looking at the picture from his website.
at first it seems like 12, 13, 14, 16

bu then i realized his snare looks like a 13", so his toms should be 10, 12,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,202
Posted By ddamm27913
Re: Cymbal Rotation

im really not picky when it comes to cymbals other than my hi hat. you could consider it a good thing to wanna change around a lot though, because it will give you some expertise to cymbals sounds...
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