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Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 712
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Annoyed and disappointed with myself

You are correct - chin's up, let's get to work.

M
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 712
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Annoyed and disappointed with myself

I wasn't sure where to post this - in this thread or the one started by 8Mile. The sentiment is the same - I am very frustrated, angry, and disappointed with the lack of progress I am making on the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,644
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Drummers that can't tune drums.

I am about 18 months into the "journey" and struggle mightily tuning my toms. I can get the snare "right" but I am constantly battling trying to get a good sound from my toms. I currently am playing...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Is this suspicious?

THIS! Helllllllllooooooooo.
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,098
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Worst song ever

Not challenging here - but can one be a fan of hip hop but NOT a fan of what might be considered "modern rap"? I mean I can listen to beats and rhymes from Erik B. and Rakim all day(Erik B is...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,098
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Worst song ever

First apologies to my 15 year old daughter - but sorry, the screamer stuff hits a nerve with me. I mean I get an instance piercing headache when I hear Oliver (whose face is plastered over an entire...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Did I just figure something out?

Russ I will be very happy to share my transcription - right now all I have is the first 5 or 6 measures! I have to get the headphones on and REALLY listen for some of those kick drum notes. It is an...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Did I just figure something out?

Ok first a confession - until today I always said John Bonham was my favorite drummer because I was told basically that he was my favorite drummer - make sense? I mean I always loved Led Zeppelin in...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,605
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Spousal Static - A mini Rant

I am lucky in that Mrs. Gibberish loves the fact that I am a drummer. For the longest time my primary hobby was golf which took me out of the house and away from her. When I a play drums I am always...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Matched Grip Question

Thanks for the answers all!
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Matched Grip Question

Thanks Otto! and whew! The stick does move around in my hand - like a floating fulcrum if there is such a thing.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Matched Grip Question

As it pertains to my index finger should the stick rest:

a) On the padded part of the finger's first joint - i.e the finger tip.
b) Between the padded parts of joint 1 and joint 2 - on the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,632
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: NFL Asks Musicians for Money to Play Super Bowl Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/ne

I have not finished reading all of the posts here so apologies if I repeat what others have said, though I kinda doubt anyone says this...

Ok so assume you have to pay to play at the Super Bowl....
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,164
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Potential drummer; have a maybe controversial question

If you can count to 4 go try to play drums man.

JM
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Help with my technique and mental pulse

Hey man I liked the cover - nice work. I have to practice with a click all the time or else I will 100% for sure get lost. I will say that recently I got an app called LiveBPM that will show me what...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-20-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,439
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: THE AMBIDEXTROUS THREAD

I was beaten - ok spanked - with a wooden paddle. It was 1975 after all
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Annoying Sounds

I have been on the drumming journey now for about 18 months - funny how I count my experience like a baby, by months. Suppose I will use years when I hit the terrible two's - anyway....

Sometimes...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,439
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: THE AMBIDEXTROUS THREAD

I am a righty at most things but hit a baseball left handed, play hockey left handed and can throw pretty decent with my left hand.

When I was in first grade I broke my right arm. Since my right...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: 100 Most Influential Drummers......Who The Hell Are They?

Is this one of those Brain Games tests or something? Maybe a frustration test? It worked - I was frustrated.
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,212
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: I Want to Gig!

Go to open jam sessions in your area -
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Help Learning a Song

Thanks Doc! Much appreciated and will do.

Nancy - yeah I can play the fills fine it is starting it in the right place as you guessed. I think your suggestion would be a good one to try with the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Help Learning a Song

I just recently joined my first band ever - I am in my early early mid 40's so why rush into things right?

Anyway I am learning one of the band's original songs. It is not a hard song at all from...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: I pased the audition!

Congrats!

I imagine you had the gig secured much earlier than at the end of the 5 hour period. :-)
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 994
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Tell me if this is a stupid idea

NOT a stupid idea for those counting votes...

I am surprised no one has mentioned stick wax:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/drums-percussion/zildjian-drumstick-wax

I am new in the journey so...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-18-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By FrontierGibberish
Re: Bass Pedal Technique Help: Heel-Up

Thanks for posting Rob! Earlier in my drum journey I enlisted your help in playing a handful of tunes that I could not figure out - you have an easy teaching style that helped me learn the songs.
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