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Forum: Drum Technique 01-13-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,646
Posted By Yopps
Re: Left hand has left the building

l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l

at appropriate speeds, then start throwing accents in there....

L l l L l l L l l L l l L L l L L l L L l L L l L l L l L l L l L l .........ect
Forum: Drum Technique 10-24-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,105
Posted By Yopps
Re: Question about subdivision

Nice too see this came back. I've been doing a lot of "bursts" with sex tups and 32nds in the context of rudimental stuff at slow bpms.
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,706
Posted By Yopps
Re: The birth of heavy metal

I'm not disagreing with you that Sabbath was important in the development of the genre. Even non rock/metal influnence like the ones you mentioned played some part in the development. What I was...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,706
Posted By Yopps
Re: The birth of heavy metal

He basically insisted that, but whatever.....


Not to take anyting away from BS but when you place the debut and paranoid into context of what was going on in music at that time I just don't see...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,706
Posted By Yopps
Re: The birth of heavy metal

I like the sabs so don't get me wrong....


Distortion was around since the mid 60s w/Hendrix...

As far as I know the tri tone has existed in music since the middle ages so saying Sabbath...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,706
Posted By Yopps
Re: The birth of heavy metal

Guess you missed out on the 80s when every song subject was about girls, cars and partying out.

Sure plenty of bands have wrote songs on satanic subjects/ occult but Sabbath was not the first to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,706
Posted By Yopps
Re: The birth of heavy metal

There were "occult" bands before Sabbath, they were not the first to deal with that subject.

And there were "heavy" bands before Sabbath too but thats another story....

When Purple released...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,706
Posted By Yopps
Re: The birth of heavy metal

Elaborate please. How is that insane?

I'll give you a moment then explain my awnser...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,706
Posted By Yopps
Re: The birth of heavy metal

I'd say the most influencial of the early ones was Deep Purple (esp MKII). Purple laid the groundwork for all future heavy metal (regardless of sub genre) moreso then both Sabbath or Zep even if...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,871
Posted By Yopps
Re: Do the other band members "tell you" how to play?

This is most likey the case, but he's in to metal mostly. He never says "sound like this guy" to me but is always wanting me to speed things up even if they sound bad or just don't work.

I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,871
Posted By Yopps
Do the other band members "tell you" how to play?

And I'm referring to the kind of the non percussion variety (guitar player, bassist, keys, ect). I know that all music is call and responce and feed back between players and all and I've come to this...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-12-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By Yopps
Re: Need some injury advice...

It's definatly in the tendons but I don't know if it's sprain. I'll have to go have it looked at. Both hands got damaged but my off (weak) hand took the worst of it. I am somewhat capable with my...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-12-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By Yopps
Need some injury advice...

I took a very bad spill down a staircase. Ended uplanding on my hands first, absobing most of the impact. Now the bad part is my fingers (on both hands) took most of the impact, my wrists are fine...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-10-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,294
Posted By Yopps
playing grooves at slower tempos....

Must grooves be played at their normal tempos to get good at them? Or can they be practised at slower speeds (bpm) untill you get enough command to play them "fast" enough? I've stripped down to just...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-15-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,529
Posted By Yopps
Re: L+ R = B

Which was my thinking about this. I could be wrong but wouldn't making both hands do the exact same thing at the same time inadvertenty balance out your weak and strong hand? I've been doing the free...
Forum: Drummers 09-15-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 67,759
Posted By Yopps
Re: Keith Moon

Bonham's been gone for 31 years why are you comparing him to a modern drummer?
Forum: Drum Technique 09-15-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,529
Posted By Yopps
Re: L+ R = B

I'm basically doing this with mirror use...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8qomDpRtCY
Forum: Drum Technique 09-15-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,529
Posted By Yopps
Re: L+ R = B

I'm not doing it for musical or visual purposes, just as exercises so I can even out my weak and strong hand. I think it's helping so far. I've been working fingers doing this...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-14-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,529
Posted By Yopps
Re: L+ R = B

Accents would be based in stick height regardless of useing 1 or 2 sticks right?

But flams and drags are technically not hitting at the same time...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-14-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,529
Posted By Yopps
L+ R = B

You know I don't see much material or even teachers (maybe you guys have) utilizing or incorporating useing unison hits in their lessons (right and left together), is there any reason why? And if you...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-13-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,525
Posted By Yopps
Re: Need some advice on practice and SC...

Lol! It's not me! It's my hero Ricky from Trailer Park Boys. It's a Canadian thing...




Yeah you can find them everywhere up here but the Newbrunswick/ Nova Scotia area is the best place to go...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-12-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,525
Posted By Yopps
Re: Need some advice on practice and SC...

Thanks for the advice so far, it's been insightful. I'm going to try to do what you guys suggested and just stay with singles and doubles, and try to do more dynamics with the free, down, tap and up...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-12-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,525
Posted By Yopps
Re: Need some advice on practice and SC...

Guys do you think I should just shed rudiments instead (or addition to) ?

I'm not trying to get "super speed" chops either I just want better control and speed then what I have which is terrible.
Forum: Drum Technique 09-11-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,525
Posted By Yopps
Re: Need some advice on practice and SC...

I do it like this... Each line I do 2-3 minutes. I spend a solid hour a page. I do free/full strokes for 30 minutes then start over and do taps/medium strokes for the other 30 I'll do something like...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-11-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,525
Posted By Yopps
Need some advice on practice and SC...

O.K. I'll just give this a quick shot and see what happens. So I've been fairly dedictated to woking over Stick Control (pgs 5,6,7 only) for the better part of the year. There seems to be a paradox...
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