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Forum: Drums 04-06-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By mabhz
Re: Help with plastic souding Tama Superstar Hyperdrive, PLEASE

Again, thanks for all the comments, folks!
Please, keep them coming!

One important information: I bought the kit 23 months ago, but kept it stored away in carrying bags for over 16 months!!!...
Forum: Drums 04-05-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By mabhz
Re: Help with plastic souding Tama Superstar Hyperdrive, PLEASE

Thanks for all the comments and replies.

Just an explanation: I was a guitar player for over 20 years, so I'm VERY used to the sound if live drums, to the point I always knew the sounds I liked...
Forum: Drums 04-05-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By mabhz
Re: Help with plastic souding Tama Superstar Hyperdrive, PLEASE

I played for years on two cheap Mapex kits with stock heads at my sons music school and those "a lot cheaper than my Superstar" Mapex kit souded WAAAY much better than my toms. They sounded like...
Forum: Drums 04-05-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By mabhz
Help with plastic souding Tama Superstar Hyperdrive, PLEASE

Hi folks!

Almost two years ago I bought a TAMA Superstar Hyperdrive kit (8"/10"/12"/14"/16"/22"), but I was too naive/inexperienced at the time to actually "choose" a good kit based on sound,...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,492
Posted By mabhz
Re: latin drum beats

Cuca is a fantastic player, but from the old "Brazilian David Weckl School of playing". For some reason I can't understand, most Brazilian drummers have a fascination with Weckl. He IS great, for...
Forum: Drums 11-24-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By mabhz
Re: Yamaha Peter Erskine 14x4 snare

Thanks for all the comments!!

Wildbill, I could not get the link you posted to show the 3 sold on eBay, only got in displayed currently on auction.
Forum: Drums 11-24-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By mabhz
Re: Yamaha Peter Erskine 14x4 snare

Thank you very much for your reply!

Prices here in my country are not good for comparative purposes, because you have the exchange rate, which is high now, and the import tax, which is 60%+40%...
Forum: Drums 11-24-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By mabhz
Yamaha Peter Erskine 14x4 snare

Hi all!

I've got my eyes on a good condition Yamaha Snare 14x4 Peter Erskine model.

It's overall in good condition, but some rust is already setting in on the lugs.

What can you guys tell me...
Forum: Drummers 04-02-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,802
Posted By mabhz
Re: Chad Wackerman

Come on, folks, lets make Chads thread more active.

Im a HUGE Chad Wackerman fan, have all his Holdsworth and solo stuff, and cant think of more than 5 original drummers like him these days.
...
Forum: Drummers 04-02-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,187
Posted By mabhz
Re: Vera Figueiredo

Vera is a fantastic drummer and she plays a really important role in Brazilian drum scene and development.

Wish I had the honor of meeting her already!
Forum: Drum Technique 04-02-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,433
Posted By mabhz
Hands better on pillow than pad - WHAT???

Hi again all... Hope all is fine with you folks!


I have been very disapointed about my hand technique evolution, or lack of.

Its true that I dont have a proper practice routine, mostly...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-29-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By mabhz
Re: Help with right hand/foot interdependence, PLEASE!

Ok, but, how do I make the right hand "break" its lock up with the right foot?

If im playing steady 8ths on the ride and start improvising with the right foot, the right hand will STOP the simple...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-29-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By mabhz
Help with right hand/foot interdependence, PLEASE!

Hi all folks! Been a long time since last time I posted here... hope all is well with everybody...

For those who remember me, Im an ex-guitar player (played jazz/fusion for over 15 years) now...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-29-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,385
Posted By mabhz
Re: Pad rebound vs E-kit rebound vs Actual Snare rebound

But folks, I'm confused now.... Is relying on rebounds actually a "bad" thing!??

I have changed my hand technique all the way around to learn the rebound usage, like Jim Chapin, Dave Weckl, and...
Forum: Drums 07-17-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By mabhz
Drums long term storage - bags??

Hi all!

Im currently storaging my recently purchased Tama Superstar on a set of really nicely built custom bags.

Since my snare, after two weeks inside its bag, "changed" its sound...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-14-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,757
Posted By mabhz
Re: Spang a lang

Man, I know Im not actually adding nothing to this thread and discussion, and I apologize for that, but calling that sweet beautiful jazz ride pattern "spang a lang" is almost pornographic...
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Forum: Drums 06-10-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By mabhz
Re: Tunning a snare with die-cast hoops (is it different?)

OK, so if I concentrate on the fundamental pitch that sounds right after i lightly strike the read with my finger, in the area immediatly in front of a lug, I can tell you that ALL AROUND the head,...
Forum: Drums 06-10-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By mabhz
Re: Tunning a snare with die-cast hoops (is it different?)

Well foks, Im officially confused now!!! hehehe!

Thanks for taking the time and helping me out, but it seems to me both of you are telling me to do opposite things altogether!!

Mr. Compactness...
Forum: Drums 06-10-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By mabhz
Tunning a snare with die-cast hoops (is it different?)

Hi all!!

I would appreciate you help concernig my first time tunning my recently purchased Tama Superstar snare, fitted with die-cast hoops.

Im pretty new to all drumming things, and the only...
Forum: Drums 06-05-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,584
Posted By mabhz
Re: Help me "understand" my snare sound, please!

Well, folks, Im back.

It took me some time to post again because I took my snare to few places, to be checked by some expert drummers, and theres one big news Id really like your help...
Forum: Drums 06-05-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By mabhz
Re: Tama Snare Drum Snare Wires Help

That goes out to figure how one mans dream is another mans nightmare...

Im about to cut one or two wires from each side of my recently purchased Tama Superstar Hyperdrive birch snare, and you...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-02-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By mabhz
Re: Is this practice routine any good???

Thanks, Jeff!

I just ordered the infamous Alan Dawson book, after sooooo many people here on this forum recommended it to me, as a good overall method for begginer. In the same package is coming...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-02-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,215
Posted By mabhz
I guess I hurt my ankle practicing too much

Hi folks,

Im kind of addicted to practicing feet routines during my working hours, I have even started a thread here and found many other crazy people who keep practicng paradiddles with their...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-31-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By mabhz
Re: Is this practice routine any good???

Thanks, Numberless and Jeff!!

Its kind of a HUGE reliefe to hear that my "personalized" exercise, kind of "against" my teachers will, is not a big waste of time neither too easy.

Numberless, if...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-31-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By mabhz
Is this practice routine any good???

Hi folks!

Im currently practicing something that I would like to know the more experienced guys opinion to check if its a good thing or just a waste of my time and effort:

My teacher asked...
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