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Forum: Drummers 10-06-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By Witterings
Re: Thoughts On Phil Collins??

I guess I posted the query as you hear more of his solo music on the Radio which has more commercial refrained drumming in it but was listening back to some of the genesis tracks and had almost...
Forum: Drummers 10-05-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By Witterings
Thoughts On Phil Collins??

Just thought I'd throw it out there to see what people thought of Phil Collins as a drummer??
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Witterings
Re: Removing A Thread

Arky,
I just saw you're an administrator, is that the same as moderator ???? I even googled drummerworld forum find administrator ......... it's not easy to find.

I posted a couple of years ago...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Witterings
Removing A Thread

Does anyone know how an OP can totally remove a thread that they've posted, I've found that you can close a thread but doesn't that just lock it so no-one can post any new comments as opposed to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,767
Posted By Witterings
Re: How much do lyrics matter to you?

It was my 14 year old boy that made me realize how little I listened to lyrics in songs, I liked the song Hold On by Wilson Philips as it had so much energy it sounded like a summer happy driving...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By Witterings
For Anyone That Missed It / Jason Bonham

Thought I'd post this iplayer link of Led Zep with Jason Bonham playing for anyone that missed it, absolutely brilliant.
Bonham's a hard act for anyone to follow but to hear his son doing justice...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-16-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By Witterings
Re: Tips for tuning a black panther snare

I normally keep mine cranked reasonably high both top and bottom and sounds lovely and use an O ring to dampen. I haven't tightened mine for ages and know it's slackened off a little compared to what...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,118
Posted By Witterings
Re: New here and new to "learning"

Honestly a teacher is the best person to help you with all of this, Pocket Full wasn't being flippant with his response at all but just advising of the best way to improve. It beats working your way...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Re: Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

I did say be frank with your replies and I'd appreciate any - I guess the response generally isn't what I expected BUT I have taken it board.
I guess what I didn't expect was for me to bring a group...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Re: Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

Just thinking this through and following the principle of it's OK through a a bit more, if his Mrs likes it up the back door and I happen to as well but it's not his thing or if she likes it in the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Re: Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

We'd been struggling for a place to rehearse and the singer said how about we try above my office come and have a look and see if you think it's OK to use. I was round there yesterday, we'd also been...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Re: Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

At least someone kind of gets where I'm at!
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Re: Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

I just honestly don't see down the road that they're going to want to rehearse the same set list with 2 different drummers, use one during the week and the other at weekends when the chances are the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Re: Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

But I've never asked for exclusivity only that they don't take apart something that I've put together, as I say they each individually go and start or join as many band as they like !!!
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Re: Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

Though I'd post an exact copy of the advert in case I hadn't been clear in it at all

Midweek Gig / Looking For Musicians


Married with kids, have a social life and don't want to be out gigging...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Re: Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

But aren't you missing the whole point of what I posted that's exactly what I did do !!!!!!!!!!

Right from the very start the advert said ONLY for mid week gigs, when I spoke to each and every one...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Re: Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

Yes except when someone advertises mid week only why apply if you want go and do weekend gigs with that band, much the same as I'm not applying for bands that are "Working bands" as I know that'll...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Witterings
Band Etiquette / Nicking Members

Hi all,
Sorry it's going to be long winded post this one but I'm really interested to see what other people's opinions are on a situation and where people stand on band etiquette / nicking people...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By Witterings
Re: Just wanted to share this with my fellow drummers

Had a listen, my own personally opinion is not great !!
Sorry to be so blunt just being totally honest!

Technically and the level of musicianship is very high but as songs, whilst you promote...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,527
Posted By Witterings
Re: Cymbals Crack But I'm a Soft Hitter?

I've cracked plenty of low end / cheaper ones but have never damaged a high end ie paiste 2002, Zild A Custom, Sabian AAX.
I have a really cheap trashy 14" Stagg China, I cracked the 1st one and the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By Witterings
Re: Finding Bandmates

Open mic nights can be good, especially if it's for a paid gig
Forum: Drum Technique 08-01-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By Witterings
Re: fast constant release for one foot lesson

If you don't mind I really would appreciate, I've been trying for about 4 years to get a really good double kick, about 6 months ago one morning (when I tend to practice) I absolutely nailed it and...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-01-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By Witterings
Re: fast constant release for one foot lesson

Thanks for that, think where I've struggled is not allowing it to rebound enough from the downstoke and rushing to play the toe stroke.
Forum: Drum Technique 07-31-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By Witterings
Re: fast constant release for one foot lesson

Cheers for that a very good / useful vid and excercises !!!!!!

Do you think the 1st stroke is created by
1/. The heel of your foot landing
2/. The ball and the heel landing at the same time OR...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-30-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By Witterings
Re: Using Stick Control For Feet Single Pedal

Thanks to everyone for all the, have had a load of fun experimenting with this over the weekend, mixing it up and trying all the variations suggested any way I can and already feel it's opening doors...
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