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Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,706
Posted By vadrum
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

articles where 3/4 is listed as an odd time signature:

http://store.drumbum.com/drums/odd-time-signatures-learning.htm

http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1548067



articles that...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,706
Posted By vadrum
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

actually i was quoting what wavelength called me (edit: to be fair he did not call me ignorant but my position on counting odd time signatures) in his first post......not the other way around. i...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,082
Posted By vadrum
Re: Want to get faster? Do 20 second sets!

if i feel tension during the exercise i will stop. i dont want to give myself tendonitis, so ill have to monitor things closely and carefully. as far as wether or not there could something more...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,706
Posted By vadrum
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

fair enough, but i guess when it comes to 10/8 i still feel a direct realtionship to 5/4. and if the next point is about 6/8 being basically 3/4 then i have to say that 6/8, as mentioned before, is...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,854
Posted By vadrum
Re: My gift to the forum:

i did not know you could do that on media player....interesting.....oh well, maybe the sampling software will have other benifits too....
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,082
Posted By vadrum
Re: Want to get faster? Do 20 second sets!

yep, im serious.....yep theres a ton of differences between a drumstick and a rowing machine. again, this will only comprise a part of my practice routine and will only take up about 15 mins tops. ...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,854
Posted By vadrum
My gift to the forum:

ive found some fantastic free software online and figured that i would share it w/ anyone thats in the need:

this is a digital sampling software that allows you to slow down a recording w/o...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,082
Posted By vadrum
Re: Want to get faster? Do 20 second sets!

as a result of this discussion here, i am going to include tabata interval training into my regiment to see if it has a positive effect or negative effect (or maybe no effect at all). obviously i...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,706
Posted By vadrum
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

read the first post, please. not my first post, but the first post. and three is an odd time signature since three is an odd number....your response was my response to him, but since he asked how...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,706
Posted By vadrum
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

okay, here again i dont disagree that there are better ways to count odd time signatures than counting up to 5 or 7 or what have you. i rarely count all those beats myself, only in specific...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,960
Posted By vadrum
Re: Flam timing question

i think the easiest way to look at a ruff is a flam w/ the grace note doubled......in that case it would be very much like a flam
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,154
Posted By vadrum
Re: Wrist control

dig it....

**i didnt realize that your messages had to be at least 20 chars here, weird....
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,590
Posted By vadrum
Re: Teaching Suggestions

you could also try teachers from other disciplines or instruments or perhaps elem. teachers to see what they do to try to keep the students engaged and see if any of it could utilized or applied to...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,154
Posted By vadrum
Re: Wrist control

then plz xplain the freestroke............

edit: looked at don's lesson on freestroke and my concept of the technique was different. i couldve sworn i saw someone explain that by allowing the...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-15-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,304
Posted By vadrum
Re: trad grip pain

no pun intended......altho, perhaps animal logic can get back together instead...hmmmm
Forum: Drum Technique 02-14-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,304
Posted By vadrum
Re: trad grip pain

how do you set up your snare? is there a tilt to the setup at all? this may help to alleviate the pain. if you play it flat, then maybe look to stewart copeland as an example. he would open his...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-14-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,154
Posted By vadrum
Re: Wrist control

i have to agree, stick control will work wonders. also, you must pay attention to make sure that your wrist strokes (half strokes) are solid and consistent. the freestroke is also very beneficial...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-14-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,706
Posted By vadrum
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

umm....rhetorical question, which was answered in my post. thats a phrasing issue. that deals w/ how youre breaking up the 6/8 measure for phrasing, which is a fine answer. but, as i said b4, he...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-14-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,423
Posted By vadrum
Re: open handed playing, exercises

no secrets to learning to play open handed. just do the same thing that you did to learn to play "closed" and switch your grip.
Forum: Drum Technique 02-14-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,706
Posted By vadrum
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

wow, ignorant....
why would you ever look at a 6/8 measure as 3 blocks of 2/8? unless it was a phrasing issue, and he didnt ask how to sort out phrasing in odd time signatures.
look at a march,...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-14-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,706
Posted By vadrum
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

well, first 2/4 isnt an odd time signature - but you would count that 12 | 12
6/8 is not an odd time signature either (its simply 2/4) - but count
that 123456 | 123456

as for three, count 123 |...
Forum: Drummers 02-12-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 43,933
Posted By vadrum
Re: Terry Bozzio

much respect to tommy lee, but mr bozzio is really on a different level. ive got a lot of respect for terry, hes a fantastic musician and the work that hes done, from missing persons to zappa to the...
Forum: Drummers 02-12-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,339
Posted By vadrum
Re: Billy Cobham

i still love bc's solos, but i gotta agree that hearing him in an ensemble setting is where he really shines. his phrasing is fantastic, and he does little simple tricks to turn what is often a...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-12-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,082
Posted By vadrum
Re: Want to get faster? Do 20 second sets!

you are correct, it is very difficult to compare drumming to sport. the power lifting, olympic weightlifting example is not a good comparison because drummers arent trying to pump out sticks that...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-12-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,075
Posted By vadrum
Re: Does this work.

i dont think what youre doing is a waste of time. its an interesting experiment, but you will have to stick to it long term to see if it will work. at the very least it will get you used to working...
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