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Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 906
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Who does this, really?

Larry - I agree w/you about 'possessions'... things, shoes, lawnmowers, TV's, computers you name it - even cars most of the time.

I guess to my mind, drums are 'Instruments' not mere...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Putting band name on kick drum head, with multiple bands?

www.drumart.com -- they make killer drum heads from their artwork OR yours AND there's an option for removeable stickers (static cling type thing, I'm guessing... get one for each band and slap 'em...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 906
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Who does this, really?

No Sir, don't like it... Even when I was hauling around exports I always had bags for them at least. Just because they're premium, rock solid quality drums is no reason to heap abuse upon them,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,004
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Importance of a good drum throne?

Good thrones are worth the $$ - absolutely!

I'd also recommend one with a backrest -- I've got a Tama 1st chair with a backrest, but I've used Roc 'n Soc w/a backrest and they're great as well......
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,005
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Hearing the upbeat as the downbeat

Yikes! Cardinal rule: Never stop!
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,005
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Hearing the upbeat as the downbeat

Tough spot -- In the event that you do come in 'backwards', does he acknowledge that fact? If so - you may be able to sneak in with what you perceive as 2 and 4 with a hi-hat chick and if he can...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Tempos - Too Fast?

I have a beat bug
http://www.luglock.com/tempometers.htm

which works well to monitor the tempos -- it's like a trigger kinda thing attached to your snare and it picks up the back beat -- to put...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: 3 piece for Metal (is it good enough)?

as long as you can play extremely fast - a 3 pc should be OK, as long as the drums are really, really black
Forum: Drums 10-08-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,302
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Autumn beauty!

Yea, sorry Andy - I somehow missed the most important word in my question?!

That's exactly what I wanted to see -- thanks for reading my mind. That's killer, beautiful throughout!
Forum: Drums 10-07-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,302
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Autumn beauty!

I LOVE those bass drum hoops -- but can we see a photo of how the bass drum attaches?
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 23,773
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: 10 great progressive drummers

Paul Ramsey (Echolyn)
John 'Pugwash' Weathers (Gentle Giant)

Please dig into these guys... Paul's still doing it today w/Echolyn and Mr. Weathers was the backbone of Gentle Giant from back in...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,470
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Website Issue

back button works for me (IE 11)...

Can you right-click and choose 'Back'?
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Dales Drum Shop October 4th. Sonor Hang and Expo Roll Call!

It's located in a residential neighborhood
www.dalesdrumshop.com (http://www.dalesdrumshop.com)
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,470
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: I've got the "looper" blues

that sounds horrible... and I agree 100% on the three points of human intervention you describe (stomping to start the recording, stomping to stop the recording and stomping to start/stop playing...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,569
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Annoyed and disappointed with myself

I think your 'not being heard' by the audience (or some members of it at least) could be more a function of the venue/sound system than your playing... if your bandmates heard you OK - you obviously...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,440
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Rant: Who's in charge at Gibraltar??

I agree, I've never had a good experience with any Gibraltar gear I've come across over the years and I try to avoid their stuff whenever possible.

Their stuff strikes me as cheap, disposable,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: played (maybe joined) in blues band

Per at least one request:

Here's a pretty good examples of what I've always called a west side/coast shuffle:
Magic Slim - Early Every Morning
http://youtu.be/Ht4CbFRQZA4

Jimmy Reed - Baby...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: played (maybe joined) in blues band

Well, I'll try to differentiate - as I understand them at least... I think the term(s) mean different things to different people - which makes it all the more interesting!

West side(coast)...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: played (maybe joined) in blues band

I came from a rock background and now play almost exclusively blues... all good suggestions from Larry and Jon and others - I agree 100%

a problem I encountered when starting out playing blues,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Snare drum Olympics - help needed - opportunity!

gorgeous... absolutely a stunning beauty. I only wish I could swing it... sigh!
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Questions about kick drum heads

www.drumart.com and a host of others are already doing it
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,029
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Spousal Static - A mini Rant

I experienced much the same thing with my first two wives - they acted like they supported what I was doing but passive-aggressively let it be known that they didn't approve or thought it was a silly...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,306
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Musically, what are you involved with at the present?

Yea, we know Mikey Jr. very well -- we did a few gigs with him and his guys for the Bucks Co. blues society - wish I could remember the name of the joint.

The TT load in truly IS horrible -...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,306
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Musically, what are you involved with at the present?

We were doing the Twisted Tail off of south st. every so often but I don't think we've got anything coming up out that way the rest of the year... We used to hit a joint in Exton pretty regularly, I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,306
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Musically, what are you involved with at the present?

1. How many bands are you in?
One - Nate Myers & The Aces
http://www.natemyers.com

plus I'll sub with some other local blues, americana, classic rock acts locally as time permits...

2. What...
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