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Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,074
Posted By synergy
Re: Are Drummers (Generally) Crazy?

I was reminded of this thread last night as I watched tv and saw an advert here in the States for Hotels.com, where a band is going to different hotels and one 'crazy' member of the band trys to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,010
Posted By synergy
Re: Mom and Pop vs the big box

My bad Old Hyde, doing 6 things at once while I should be working
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,010
Posted By synergy
Re: Mom and Pop vs the big box

Old hype, I do frequent the one good store and I name checked them in my post,

The point of my op was that I have 2 stores that make it really difficult for me to choose them over a big corporate...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,010
Posted By synergy
Re: Mom and Pop vs the big box

I'm not against the M&P- like I said its my choice over the big box,

I know one of the stores seems to rely heavily on the school system etc- making little Jimmy 'rent' his instrument etc and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,010
Posted By synergy
Re: Mom and Pop vs the big box

One of them is on 2 levels with the drums in the basement,

when I first walked in I heard someone moving something at the back of the store, went downstairs to find about 5 kits set up 3 cymbals...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,010
Posted By synergy
Mom and Pop vs the big box

Does anyone else have this issue,

I have 3 Mom and Pop stores in my area and 1 Guiter center , I always want to give my business to the Mom and Pop when I can.

However 2 out of the 3 stores...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By synergy
Re: Get me some groove

After thinking about this some more yesterday- I stuck in a James Brown and grooved away for an hour with the Godfather :)
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By synergy
Re: Get me some groove

Thanks for the input guys- I think its down to a sh@tload of practicing and I think I'm really over thinking things- keep it simple as they say
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By synergy
Get me some groove

Two of my favorite drummers are Stanton Moore and Steve Jordan.

Just wanted to throw this out there and see if I could get any ideas on how I could incoporate their styles into my playing?

I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,202
Posted By synergy
Re: Playing like Moon the loon?

Just remembered-

Zak Starkey does a pretty good job. I believe I read somewhere both Daltry and Townsend have praised him as the best drummer they have had since Keith
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,202
Posted By synergy
Re: Playing like Moon the loon?

I second Polly-

I watched a video once with Daughtry and Townsend talking about recording Who's Next.

They listened to one of the songs then they started removing tracks from the song- until...
Forum: Drummers 02-14-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,378
Posted By synergy
Caroline Corr

Now I know from the off that this thread wont get much traffic but I searched for her on the site and didnt get one single reference. We dont have that many women and I felt compelled to get her...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By synergy
Re: Clear emperors on stage custom?

no that just crazy talk!!!!

they will definately make your SC's sing-

Pesonally I prefer mine with coated emperors... I prefer the more mellow sound they produce.

I found clear to be louder...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,003
Posted By synergy
Re: When The Band Has An "Off" Night

Trying not to echo all the other replies on here...

Sometime the planets arent aligned for you and sometimes they are. Been in both spots where the band just sucks and or timing is terrible and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,248
Posted By synergy
Re: Soundproofing

Can we have a sticky- that just says.....

Soundproofing and cheap cannot go together....

All the foam and egg crates and all that stuff will only change what YOU hear inside the room and will...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,164
Posted By synergy
Re: drum shelves/storage methods

Ahhhh Bermuda- everytime you post something like that I just get green with envy!

I mean your gear not specifically the rolling rack!

Nice work on the recent Lady Gaga take- nicely put by all...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By synergy
Re: Zildjian Ride Suggestions

Why limit yourself to Zildjian? There are so many companies to choose from?

Especially since you currently play Sabian and want to move to Zildjian- basically its the same company.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,454
Posted By synergy
Re: has the term "groove" been hi jacked?

[QUOTE=MattRitter;788816]For example, most of the world's most popular dance music right now features a programmed drum beat. Go to any dance club or dance class in New York City, and you will see...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,017
Posted By synergy
Re: Jazz Drums

When I saw the OP I thought this was a thread about drums feeling undervalued in today's society so they constantly have to have a chip on their shoulder!!!! ; )

Sorry to the 'Jazz' guys- just...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,359
Posted By synergy
Re: A butcher and music.

I was going to come on and say something funny- but there's not much to say to say after that.

I suddenly feel better about my shortcomings- They seemed to enjoy themselves, if nothing else
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,234
Posted By synergy
Re: "To the Greatest Drummer In The World"

No it was jointly addressed to Joey J and Travis B!!! Cant believe I was to get in on that one!!!
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By synergy
Re: Blast Beats...

I always thought they fit nicely into jazz.

Or am I thinking of something else?
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,457
Posted By synergy
Re: Hi-Hat Qukestion

Hey zickos, don't want to hijack the thread but did you ever recover the zicko's?
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,075
Posted By synergy
Re: What does PEWFLADCC mean?

Don't worry Bob, we'll come and visit you in the home. It might be less and less as time goes on- you know how it is, you won't remember anyway!:
:)

I also felt it wasn't my place to reveal the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,075
Posted By synergy
Re: What does PEWFLADCC mean?

Glad to know your still around Mr J, I was sad to find out about your passing

You were always a valuable help and your wit was missed- I think a few of us left for a while after you had gone,...
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