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Forum: Drum Technique 04-28-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,936
Posted By IPC
Re: Tips on foot independence

Do you have the book syncopation? If so you can go through many of the excercises playing the jazz ostinato while playing the written patterns on the bass drum.
Forum: Drum Technique 03-19-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,128
Posted By IPC
Re: Maintaining focus with slow ostinato

this is an interesting topic. I'd like to share a similiar experience, I recently started playing bass guitar for my dad's band and we play the U2 song with or without you. Now the bass part for...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-19-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,535
Posted By IPC
Re: Most Common Mistakes, Want to get better

Heres a few I've experienced:

1 Letting the stick move around at the fulrum or pinch point of the grip, keep it stable but not too tight

2 burying the bass beater (when unintended). Burying...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-08-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 54,977
Posted By IPC
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Let's see I have a few pretty big ones. Actually quite a few really big ones. First off I have to work on getting my playing of an entire song more cohesive. I have a tendency to suffer slight...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-20-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,177
Posted By IPC
Re: Not using a metronome, and Tempo Rubato

Thanks for the thoughtful input fox, great food for thought. How do you suppose classical musicians built up their timing skills before the days of the metronome?
Forum: Drum Technique 10-20-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,177
Posted By IPC
Not using a metronome, and Tempo Rubato

Greetings all,

I was browsing the web last night, when I came upon a few interesting concepts. First of all while on the wikipedia page for metronome, I came across a large section called...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-01-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,823
Posted By IPC
Re: The Rhythm Shift Timing Exercise

Thanks alot Ninja. Can't wait to hear this excercise played properly, by someone with some skills.
Forum: Drum Technique 08-28-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,823
Posted By IPC
Re: The Rhythm Shift Timing Exercise

Thanks Drumninja for replying and for this great excercise. That seems like the most logical way to get it down. Do you think it would help to try it by counting quarter notes in 5/4 time?
The...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-28-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,823
Posted By IPC
Re: The Rhythm Shift Timing Exercise

How do you play/count the groups of 5 and 7, I've tried to play these kinds of figures in the past but I always ended up playing them as 5 or 7 stroke rolls with a bit of a pause inbetween. I've...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-15-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,837
Posted By IPC
Re: Confusion about playing behind/ahead of the beat

I heard a song yesterday and it made me think about this thread. Would you guys say this is a "behind the beat" feel.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux2WXNsqfe8
Forum: Drum Technique 08-07-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,244
Posted By IPC
Re: "Hard Hitters"

Hey while we're on the subject of hitting hard. I've noticed (with some help from the drummerworld community), that my right hand (dominant hand) tends to hit much harder. On the pad I have a...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-21-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,828
Posted By IPC
Re: I can't do anything right.

Thanks for taking the time to listen. I've since been doing more work with a metronome, so things are improving alot in that aspect. I've been hoping to get a teacher for a long time now, looking...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-21-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,828
Posted By IPC
Re: I can't do anything right.

Thanks for the replies people. practice is definitely key, I like the thing about switching up the lead hand, thanks fox. Its just getting really frustrating for me. I've been playing since i was...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-21-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,828
Posted By IPC
Re: I can't do anything right.

Well it's a myriad of issues, some common ones are adding or changing bass notes after breaks or changes, fills are another big one, I play my fills decently, but I have some trouble going in and...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-21-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,828
Posted By IPC
I can't do anything right.

Hey guys, I'm here to ask your help once again. As I've been playing more and more I'm noticing more and more about my playing that needs work. A big Issue has arisen and it involves consistency. I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,124
Posted By IPC
Re: Senri Kawaguchi (13 years old....)

That girl is outstanding!!!! She puts my playing to shame, as mentioned before she seems so natural behind the kit... at 13! Even if J-pop songs from Anime aren't your thing you gotta love this...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-21-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,211
Posted By IPC
Re: Studio problem.

I had a similar problem not too long ago, during my recording session. Someone in the forum recomended this and it worked out pretty well.

http://vicfirth.com/education/drumset/gruendler2.php
Forum: Drum Technique 06-14-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By IPC
Re: Making getting around the kit easier ...

Looks great Boomka, whenever I get some cash I think I'll pick this up. Lately I've been investing alot of time into technique and musicality, but I think its the right time to start working more at...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-14-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By IPC
Re: Making getting around the kit easier ...

Thanks Alot I'll give this a try today at practice. This comes as a good time, I've been looking for excercises to help me get around the kit better.
Forum: Drum Technique 05-27-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,128
Posted By IPC
Forum: Drum Technique 05-27-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,128
Posted By IPC
Re: Need help tightening up the rhythm section of my band

Haha, you've got an interesting point there. In reality my band had always wanted to do what we refer to as "live" recording. The problem has always been finding a good environment and equipment...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-26-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,128
Posted By IPC
Re: Need help tightening up the rhythm section of my band

thanks alot guys this is a ton of good information. I just got back from practice and applied all of your suggestions and it made a big difference. The challenging thing about timing is really the...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-26-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,128
Posted By IPC
Re: Need help tightening up the rhythm section of my band

Yeah we are, and yes it is, and yes it did. I'm actually practicing like that now just recording my self playing on the pad, and listening back lining up the hits, with the click. the click track...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-26-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,128
Posted By IPC
Re: Need help tightening up the rhythm section of my band

Awesome, I appreciate your help. It's really funny I thought I had impecable timing and so did my band but when you get into the recording studio its a whole different story.
Forum: Drum Technique 05-26-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,128
Posted By IPC
Re: Need help tightening up the rhythm section of my band

Right, I'll definitely bring that up. I think he has a general understanding but that might be the case. I don't know too much about bass, but do you think that the bass should be following the...
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