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Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,816
Posted By Skynman
Re: snare or cymbal

what kind of music are you trying to play or prefer? drum kits should reflect the level of drumming that you are capable of but also the need for having the equipment in your kit such as two snare...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,594
Posted By Skynman
Re: How Hard Do You Hit Your Drums?

I have seen people look like a gorrila playing the drums hitting them so hard and breaking a drum stick every other song! I AM NOT IMPRESSED! Playing with show or flare is one thing but I am...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 58,337
Posted By Skynman
Re: RECORDING DRUMS - tips, questions, equipment, etc.

Slieght sorry I have been busy lately now as for what you said you have 4 mic's and a 4 channel mixer I think you are trying to push too much from only 2 mic's to handle the rest of your set up! If...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,847
Posted By Skynman
Re: It's sad, but I had to ask.

A machine beat verses a person playing? The person wins not the machine! A machine has no skill base just doing what a programer programed it to do! PS work on your double, triple, and quadruple...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-26-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,289
Posted By Skynman
Re: How do you know when you have good timing?

Good timing is on the entire band not just the drummer! I speed up or slow down based on what the other instruments are doing sometimes! If they speed it up I speed up and vice versa they slow down I...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-26-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,316
Posted By Skynman
Re: Reducing stage volume

Try using some blastic sticks, head mufflers work well too! Also a good drummer controls the volume by how hard or soft the drums/cymbals are hit! A lighter stick will also soften your sound too!
Forum: Drum Technique 03-17-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,197
Posted By Skynman
Re: Need double bass help!

Wavelength gave you some good exercises I suggest that you do them as far as other execises you can do just use your weak pedal on the bass drum and build it up! Also just work on your bass drum for...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,883
Posted By Skynman
Re: Drumming AND singing??

OK singing drummers Phil Collins, Don Henley, Grand Funk RR, Mickey Dolenz, there are a lot of pro singing drummers and ones who sing back up or harmony! I personally try not to sing to much but i do...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-24-2007, 04:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,172
Posted By Skynman
Re: YOUR insights..."left-hand-lead" for the "right-handed" player

Deathmetalconga You are not going to get an arguement from me I see the advantage AT TIMES to play the hihat left handed! But, I play 2 floor toms and I am right handed. As far as hitting the snare...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-23-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,172
Posted By Skynman
Re: YOUR insights..."left-hand-lead" for the "right-handed" player

OK I have messed with this open handed style for over a week now and It has one advantage it makes your left arm for the right handed drummer stronger! But, now the disadvantage it makes my right...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-23-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By Skynman
Re: Recovering from dropped sticks

You asked how to prevent dropping stick's? See if this is not true when you drop a stick it is because you have a lot going on and you get relaxed in the hands because your mind is trying to decide...
Forum: Drums 02-23-2007, 03:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,483
Posted By Skynman
Re: Best bang for the buck! sound quality.

You are doing right check out the music stores like you are doing Guitar Centers are well stocked with cymbals too so check into them while you are there also! Sugg. on drum sets Ludwig, Pearl, are...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-22-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,704
Posted By Skynman
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

PS also the whole divided note thing. It is not that hard.
whole - 4 beats
half - 2 beats
quarter - 1 beat
eighth - 1/2 of 1 beat (quarter note with one line)
sixteenth - 1/4 of 1 beat ...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-22-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,704
Posted By Skynman
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

Layin down I was taught in school to count time this way. 1,2,3,4 - 1,e,2,e,3,e,4,e -
1ea2ea3ea4ea - 1e&a2e&a3e&a4e&a In 3/4 123 1e2e3e The same thing just in the set time signiture. This still...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-21-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,959
Posted By Skynman
Re: Flam timing question

OK I went back and looked at the Flam Paradiddle and I see where Wile is coming from the first note or "Grace" note is written softer then the rest which are evenly played including the last note of...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-20-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,959
Posted By Skynman
Re: Flam timing question

Whether you look at it as first note softer or last note louder one note in the flam is louder and it is the last note! You can play a flam even but in most pieces of music a flam is dynamic!...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-20-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,152
Posted By Skynman
Re: Wrist control

Improving your wrist control I would recommend playing paradiddle's or rolls concentrating on both left and right accented notes while keeping your arms as motionless as possible while really...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-20-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,984
Posted By Skynman
Re: Double Stroke Question

In double stroke or even tripple, and quad. stroke rolls minimum arm movement is desired by teacher's this developes the wrist and speed coordination.Play accents from the wrist. Now the moeller...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-20-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,959
Posted By Skynman
Re: Flam timing question

all the cool names The last note of the flam is ON the beat. whether it is a quarter note, sixteenth note etc. the last note is on the beat! Now in some music I played back in school a flam was...
Forum: Drummers 02-18-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,530
Posted By Skynman
Re: Cindy Blackman

I will have to agree that Cindy B. is a good drummer just check out some clips of her playing on drummerworld! Now as far as the gender issue goes I do not understand what the difference is...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,090
Posted By Skynman
Re: POST YOUR PICS AND GIVEAWAY...

I put my set on it but the pic is back when I first got that set! It was all I could find for now.I am still playing it but with more cymbals and I normally set it up as a six pc.
Forum: Drum Technique 02-17-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,147
Posted By Skynman
Re: application of rudiments

The most commonly used rudiments are? The single roll--The flam--The single paradiddle--and finally (drum roll please) variations of The compound strokes!! hehe!
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 95,777
Posted By Skynman
Re: Most Under-rated Drummers

Frank Beard ZZ TOP He plays the drums with style and has a really cool sound that sets ZZ TOP apart from other bands!
Forum: Drum Technique 02-17-2007, 07:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,704
Posted By Skynman
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

OK Wile I think I see where you are going with the 3/4 a friend of mine who plays guitar counts 3/4 in six(6) using two measures he says it works for him better which I say as long as it works for...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-16-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,704
Posted By Skynman
Re: Counting Odd Time Rythm

OK I hope I do not regret getting in this conversation but here goes anyways! Odd time signiture'S are as follows 3/4 5/8 7/8 etc. The top number is not an even number like 2-4-6-8 etc. This is...
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