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Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,594
Posted By iCe
Re: "too Busy"

What do they mean with 'too busy'? Is it, like mentioned by others, that you play too much fills? Or do you ghost note the snare every moment you can? or playing 16th notes on a closed hi-hat all the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 265,892
Posted By iCe
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Very nice! I was always curious about Remo drums as well, but when i was looking for a new kit 5 years back there weren't a lot of them around anymore. Played on a Remo kit 2 years back (drummer of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By iCe
Re: Some band drama

If i read between the lines correctly, you're looking for/wanting commitment, right?

I feel (more or less) the same way. When i join a project or band, i go in 100%. I want to know what is...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,424
Posted By iCe
Re: My live playing sucks

My little contribution...

Like you stated before; sound and hearing. I feel really insecure when i don't hear my bandmates. A typical stage setup is the drummer between the amps and the PA way in...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-15-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By iCe
Re: Heel up - arrrgh!

My 2 cents...

I have the exact opposite 'problem' haha. I try to play heel down, but I'm lacking the strength in my shins to play that way. Fast double bass stuff with heel up no problem. Anyway,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,373
Posted By iCe
Re: Songs for beginner?

Weezer - Hashpipe

Straightforward with some basic fills, but you can also enjoy all the crashriding in it ;)
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By iCe
Re: Camera to Record Some Drumming Things for Youtube

I don't know if they're around anymore, but i bought a Zoom Q2HD a few years back and it's a great recording tool. I use it for practice sessions with my bands to record stuff (mainly for remembering...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-19-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,796
Posted By iCe
Re: Odd time signature songs for beginners

What might be a fun one is the following song. If you count it all it's basically in 4/4, but the i count along to the melody and then you get some odd-times: Clocks by Coldplay (yeah, booo...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By iCe
Re: Tuning tutorial idea... Has this been done?

There is a vid from Simon Phillips about this on YouTube. Can't find it since I'm at work, but if you search on 'simon phillips tuning' it's one of the top results (one of the more recent videos)....
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,134
Posted By iCe
Re: Turning Points?

The first real change was when my sister introduced me to Dream Theater somewhere in 2002 (believe the song was Overture 1928). At that time i listened a lot to Status Quo, Queen and Dire Straits...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,801
Posted By iCe
Re: How do you know when to crash?

I count/write always the 'e' regardless of 8th or 16th notes, but when writing down i do it that way like you mentioned above. In my example i was referring to 8th notes.

EDIT:
Small pun for...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,801
Posted By iCe
Re: How do you know when to crash?

To make an expression or statement. That's the short answer for when i do it haha. I'll also take splashes and china's into this question. Sometimes i feel like the lyrics or a part in a song...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,980
Posted By iCe
Re: What's your favorite cover (maybe limit to 2-3 songs) that your band plays right now?

Wolfmother - Joker and the Thief
Ugly Kid Joe - Everything About You

The first one because it's a real basher and we do a fun thing halfway through the song (after the first chorus) were we do a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By iCe
Re: remembering a tune

When i learn a new song (cover or own song) and struggle to remember what to play when/where, i make 'cheat sheets'. Just a piece of paper with notes. I don't work with notations, but i write it down...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,469
Posted By iCe
Re: Ever have a drumming dream?

Man I've had some bizarre dreams, but the one that stands out the most is this one. I was setting up my kit for a gig on stage. Had all my drums and that was fine. All the hardware checked out too....
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,016
Posted By iCe
Re: New "quiet" drum kit !

I also use the Silentstroke's and the L80's at home and they far surpass any electric kit IMO. I have taken off the reso heads, cut a big hole in some old Pearl Protone heads and put those on the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,255
Posted By iCe
Re: Gear you could afford but never owned

Paiste 2002 20" Novo china. Always wanted one, but i have a couple of Zildjian chinas that do the job nicey and i feel that i don't need to buy another cymbal. Drums is something else though ;)
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Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,351
Posted By iCe
Re: Most Random bit of equipment that's failed at a gig

I had a gig in 2013 or so where the 'venue' (a local bar that was run by volunteers and a lot of people/friends from the village would come to) said that they had a drumset and i wouldn't need to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 265,892
Posted By iCe
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I ordered 2 Pearl Rocket Toms; 6x12 and 6x15. Expect them to arrive friday. I will try to sneak them in to the left my 10" tom in the gap there. Have a set of rototoms and have been trying to get...
Forum: Drums 02-11-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,165
Posted By iCe
Re: What's the best snare you have tried?

My Pearl (Limited Edition) Kapur snare, 14x6.5".
Has such a nice dry tone to it, but you can really crank it up so it produces a great 'pop' sound you normally get from piccolos, but due to size and...
Forum: Drummers 12-02-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 242,531
Posted By iCe
Re: Neil Peart

Bump ;)

I play with a guitar player (from a previous project) once a month and we play 2 medleys; one Dream Theater medley because of the influence it had on me and one Rush medley because the...
Forum: Drums 11-23-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By iCe
Re: Zildjian L80 volume and mesh kick

In the weekends i use regular sticks and it's no louder than an electric kit (used the Alesis DM10 with mesh heads before, but switched for the same reason; small pads). But i also play with hot rods...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,825
Posted By iCe
Re: I'm tired of standard drumkits. Need inspiration and ideas

I always like the OSI setup that Mike Portnoy used, but can't find any pics on the internet of that kit. His right side of the Siamese Monster kit was modelled after it with some alterations.
...
Forum: Drums 10-31-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By iCe
Re: Hitting bass drum feels "Weak"

I agree with the spring tension, but it could also be that the head detunes faster when playing a lot of double bass (meaning that the lugs come loose). But that you would notice over time, because...
Forum: Drums 10-31-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,569
Posted By iCe
Re: Beginner drum set

To weigh in to discussion; it depends on your goals and if you can play already. Assuming that you can, since you play percussion, so the essence is there ;)

I'd advise getting a beginner set,...
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