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Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,396
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Other songs that sound like other songs

My band mashes all three of those songs together in a medley that ends with 3 of us singing the chorus of a different song, all at the same time.
Forum: Drums 01-30-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,204
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Ludwig Acrolite Fan Post

I have both an Acro and a Supra. Love them equally.
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,077
Posted By Rotarded
Re: i just want one kit :/

Similar to my need for 3

An all around kit
A vintage kit
A "rehearsal place" e-kit (real hats and ride)
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,366
Posted By Rotarded
Re: ALBUMS THAT HAD AN LASTING IMPACT ON YOUR DRUMMING

Earliest influence was Chicago's Greatest Hits. We covered it while I was in school band - pre my first kit.

Then:
Boston #1
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Foreigner #1
Bad Company Bad Company...
Forum: Drums 12-21-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Yamaha Stage Custom Vs OCDP Venice Vs PDP Concept Maple

I owned both a Yamaha SC and a Concept Maple at the same time Loved both kits for what they were, but would have to go with the Concept. I had the same heads on both, and and the maple kit just...
Forum: Drums 12-18-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,593
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Upgrade From Yamaha DP... 60's Ludwig?

The short response:

1. Vintage 3plys will sound very much different, or should I say sound very much better. These drums will be warm, resonant, and project very well (fill the room with sound).
...
Forum: Drums 12-16-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Keep an antique set safe for the travels

I gig my '64 Ludwig. I'm just careful and pack, load, and unload it myself.
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,007
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Who uses Moongel?

I use them on the batter heads and leave them on. I do however cut them down to get the dampening I like, usually just reducing the initial "ping" sound. I''ve used as little as a quarter inch square.
Forum: Drums 12-11-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Kit Upgrade, Looking for Advice

There are nice quality used kits on Craigslist Columbus/Dayton/Cincy all the time, at great prices. You just need to be vigilant.

I just sold my PDP Concept Maple kit a few weeks ago on Columbus...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By Rotarded
Re: A Singing Drummer's Mic Set-up

"That's 2 Whoppers with cheese and a large fry. Please pull through to the 2nd window!" and 1 and 2 and........

I sing lead on a dozen songs, backing on almost all the rest. My headset:...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Singing and playing?

I too was fortunate that singing while drumming came very easily. My list of songs that I sing lead on has grown to over a dozen due to the fact that I have the highest, and broadest, vocal range of...
Forum: Drums 11-08-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Ludwig Vintage(?) Snare Drum

http://www.vintagedrumguide.com/images/ludwig_snaredrums/1924-ludwig-snare-drums-1.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 31,838
Posted By Rotarded
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Ordered a DW Performance Series Kit in Pewter Sparkle (8x10, 9x12, 14x16, 18x22, and 6.5x14)

Soooooo stoked!

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/Lo_Tion/perf-pewtersparkle_zps6248f6f3.jpg
Forum: Drum Technique 10-13-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Using Left Foot Hi-Hat, Does It Help Improve Time?

Another vote for the wisdom of Bermuda!

I've been asked many times, by non-drummers, as to why my left knee bounces so much (actually caused by my heel ) when I'm not opening, or even playing the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 31,838
Posted By Rotarded
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I have been looking for about 3 months to round out my snare "collection" with a brass snare. So many great choices to be had but I couldn't pass on this one when I found it brand new, for less than...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,880
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Cover Band Drummists - How accurate are you?

I absolutely concur here. I play in a primarily Funk cover band with no horns or keyboards, and we play a few of the songs mentioned by Bermuda in his posts.

While I take creative license on many...
Forum: Drums 08-11-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Multiple Kit Owners, Show Your Favorite Kit

It's gotta be my '64 Downbeat. I gig it every once in a while on special occasions. Otherwise I rotate between the others based upon venue....
Forum: Drums 07-21-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By Rotarded
Re: My First Ludwig Acrolite

You are correct on the 1993 intro. I mistakenly was dating the badge as it was started in the mid/late 80s on the Rocker series. There seem to be no credible records on the black/white badge serial...
Forum: Drums 07-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By Rotarded
Re: My First Ludwig Acrolite

Black and white badged drums are difficult to date precisely. Your snare is most likely is from the late 80's.
Forum: Drums 07-21-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By Rotarded
Re: PDP Concept Maple vs. DW Design Series

I've been gigging my Concept Maple for 17 months with absolutely no complaints about it. I love it, my band loves it, sound engineers have nothing but great things to say about it.

BTW, A friend...
Forum: Drums 07-21-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By Rotarded
Re: My First Ludwig Acrolite

Congrats on the Black Galaxy Acrolite, AKA "Blacrolite".

I imagine it'll be your favorite snare shortly. My drums don't leave the house without my "Blacrolite", most often as the primary, not the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,126
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Does anyone else hate splash cymbals?

I LOVE my A Custom 12" splash and beat the hell out of it regularly. It fits in perfectly as more of an accent crash in the Funk based music my band plays. I tried a 10" A Zildjian and could never...
Forum: Drums 06-22-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Rotarded
Re: Yamaha Stage Custom Advantage for recording?

That drum kit is fine for recording. I happen to own one and they are considered by most as a mid-range kit. For recording it's more about the heads, tuning, microphones and their placement.
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 31,838
Posted By Rotarded
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Todays snag:

http://www.sweetwater.com/images/items/750/Beta52-large.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,401
Posted By Rotarded
Re: songs with leading toms

U2: Desire
Split Enz: I got you
Pat Benatar: Heartbreaker
Blue Oyster Cult: Veteran of the Psychic Wars



"Aye an' a bit of mackeral, settler rack and down"

Oh the memories. I'm going to...
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