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Forum: Drum Technique 07-22-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,838
Posted By Samf
Re: Shuffle Songs

"All We Are" by Kim Mitchel.
"One Bud Wiser" Gretchen Wilson
And the old stand by "Lido"
Forum: Drum Technique 05-28-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,277
Posted By Samf
Re: Muscle Memory?

Alex, absolutly outstanding post on the mechanics. I understand exactly what you are saying and agree with the fact that all must work together to transfer energy. When JoJo' vid goes into the...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-26-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,277
Posted By Samf
Re: Muscle Memory?

Guys, this has been a great post and discussion. The typical speed posts only talk about how each drummer goes about it. I am so glad this thread has remained civil. Like I said I am not qualified to...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-25-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,277
Posted By Samf
Re: Muscle Memory?

Alex,

You are correct that muscles don't learn or retain. The best way for me to explain the process is during practice and development you are using the conscious mind which requires you to think...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-23-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,277
Posted By Samf
Re: Muscle Memory?

As a hobby drummer and professional combat firearms instructor I love this post on muscle memory. Let me put it in firearms terms and see if it helps those in the quest for speed.

You can break...
Forum: Drums 02-20-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,921
Posted By Samf
Re: "Super Cleaning" a drum set

For wrap finish Windex them clean and wax and buff with 100% liquid carnuba wax.

For a gloss lac finish Pledge them first then same wax as above.

New Eagle Chrome cleaner.

Rust can be...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-28-2008, 06:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,139
Posted By Samf
Re: How Long to Obtain Reasonable Speed?

Schist,

I don't buy I am doing better than you :) I too have days where I slow down. I don't worry so much about always trying to play for time. I warm up with a suggestion by Derek Roddy of 4,...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-26-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,139
Posted By Samf
Re: How Long to Obtain Reasonable Speed?

Joey,

Just some background. I am 43 and played for 4 years from 12-16 and decided to get back into it at 41. I was worried about speed as well and wondered if at my age it would be a realistic...
Forum: Drums 12-21-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By Samf
Re: Sonor 2007 question???

The min would be an S Class Pro set from Sonor. E-bay price would be the same as your Taylor. At least you would start out even.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,556
Posted By Samf
Re: What SHUFFLE songs do you know?

1. Lido
2. Rosanna
3. Fool in the rain

If you can master them I would say you would have no fear playing any shuffle any where any time. I am 43 and working on them but I may not have enough...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2007, 07:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,745
Posted By Samf
Re: Naming your kit

Mine is called SONOR and that is usually enough said.:)
Forum: Drum Technique 06-18-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,262
Posted By Samf
Re: Natural metronome?

Outstanding advice Jeff on the 40 bpm. I have been working dbl bass and have reached 140 bpm 16th, nice and even and clean. I make sure to always slow it down and work there as well. It is amazing...
Forum: Drums 04-25-2007, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,896
Posted By Samf
Re: Sonor Delite Snare

The Delite comes in 14X6 and is one of the best sounding snares you will ever own. Very clean sound and once you play one it will be your primary. The finish is amazing I have the birdseye Azure.
...
Forum: Drums 04-25-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,564
Posted By Samf
Re: Any Ideas For A Snare?!

Can't go wrong with a Dyna-Sonic.
Sonor Hilite 14X7 will also bring the thunder for rock....
Forum: Drums 02-19-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,774
Posted By Samf
Re: 20" Kick Players! HELP!

J,

I have a Sonor S Class Pro set with a 20" BD. I use the stock heads and have the batter tuned a little tighter with a felt strip on both front and back heads. The Reso head is tuned just to...
Forum: Drums 01-16-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By Samf
Re: Buying a New Snare!!!

You may consider a Rogers Dyna-Sonic, Ludwig Supra or if you have some money to spend Sonor Delite 6x14 is an amazing snare...
Forum: Drums 01-16-2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,972
Posted By Samf
Re: Rogers XP-8 Drums Anygood?

Gotta love the Sliver mist, and with an 18 floor to boot. All I need is an 8" and 18" and my quest is over. Very nice collection. I don't understand why e-bay sellers take sets and break em down and...
Forum: Drums 01-15-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,972
Posted By Samf
Re: Rogers XP-8 Drums Anygood?

Ah yes the grey Zoletone paint years. So you are older than me. Want to sell em (LOL)
Forum: Drums 01-14-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,972
Posted By Samf
Re: Rogers XP-8 Drums Anygood?

I guess I am the old fart who was anal about my Rogers. I am 42 and may hair is gone and my eyes are going as well. (LOL). Ploughman yes I am old but in my will I have aksed to be burried in my Mist...
Forum: Drums 01-14-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,972
Posted By Samf
Re: Rogers XP-8 Drums Anygood?

XP-8's are Great drums. Mist blue would be 79-82 and is a great color. It is not easy to find add on drums if you are looking for them later. I would advise a black or white set (tons of that stuff)....
Forum: Drum Technique 04-03-2006, 04:45 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 55,353
Posted By Samf
Re: my moeller video

Outstanding Job on this video. No ego just a very open sharing of your technique. No right or wrong but, what works for you. Once again great job. Seems everyone else always holds back some little...
Forum: Drummers 03-25-2006, 04:55 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 61,387
Posted By Samf
Re: The Reverend

A-Men Bernhard

It is amazing to me to read post about other drummers on sites. It is no wonder very few log in and share info with us. When in rare cases they do join in the tune changes and...
Forum: Drummers 02-21-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 41,738
Posted By Samf
Re: Phil Rudd

Bigbang I don't agree with you. There are a lot of drummers out there that only play what the music calls for and you don't get to see their entire range or skill sets. Charlie Watts, Steve Smith and...
Forum: Drummers 02-21-2006, 02:52 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 156,562
Posted By Samf
Re: Steve Morrison - pro drum tech (Tommy Lee)

Steve, Let Tommy know things have not changed in Charter Oak.... Back in the day before all the fame these guys rocked some great backyard parties..... Back when I could stay up past 2 am and not...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-06-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,524
Posted By Samf
Re: Bare Feet, Socks or Shoes?

I would suggest Puma Cats. They are very light and flat with a great sole (non-slip) These are almost like playing in socks. Cost is around $60.00 I found a deal buy one get one free....
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