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Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,736
Posted By tomk
Re: Looking for information about a drummer...

I think someone would like someone to sit on their face.


Also, that drummer is actually pretty damn good (compared to alot of drummers on Shittube)
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,053
Posted By tomk
Re: Do you drum or percussion??

Yes, drummer plays the drumset, percussionist plays many percussive instruments with technical proficiency . If you are not limited to the drums and play other rhythmic or percussive instruments, I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,805
Posted By tomk
Re: Why are drummers (and bassists) often listed last?

Who cares. Go practice.

Just kidding..

The reasons given such as "because they save the best for last" and "because drummers are the foundation" were great. Quick chaps.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,133
Posted By tomk
Re: Old fart rant over trigger fart kick drums.

Whenever I see a thread that has the words "triggers", "cheating", "why"...or any thread that is a member ranting about new technology and drumming and why it's dumb, even when it will in no way ever...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,950
Posted By tomk
Re: Cream's Ginger Baker trashes legends in Classic Rock Magazine, Issue #142, March

lol at Ginger Baker. This guy just doesn't give a hoot. What a bad ass. Although we all know what he says is pretty rediculous, it's no need for us to get butt hurt. I mean if this guy doesn't give a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,375
Posted By tomk
Re: How do you learn songs?

Usually listen to the songs and play along to them. Take note of specific fills or drum parts that are really important to the song and also write out the form on the song in some way you can...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,878
Posted By tomk
Re: Udu Drums?

Udu drum, like alot of other percussion instruments, is something you may actually use once in a while. Although it's alot of fun learning to play it and in different styles, the reality is that you...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,205
Posted By tomk
Re: My rant on the Metronome...

Like many have already said, it's a practice tool, not a performance tool. However since more and more modern music requires that one plays to samples or other pre-programmed midi instruments,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,206
Posted By tomk
Re: If there was one band you could sub on drums for who would it be...

I forgot about Jamiroquai. Love them. Can't wait for the new album in september.
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,519
Posted By tomk
Re: Double pedals = 1/2 the drummer?

Here's the thing...Minnemann, Donati, Lang. Would they be half as famous or half as good if there was no such thing as a double pedal or if they didn't use two bass drums? I don't really recognize...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,475
Posted By tomk
Re: why do alot of drummers only use 2 toms?

Simple answer is space, portability, and need. If you gig regularily, the less to carry the better. I can get by with using less equipment, I just have to be more creative. And well, the bigger the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,206
Posted By tomk
Re: If there was one band you could sub on drums for who would it be...

I was fantasizing about this a few days ago lol. John Mayer, Medeski Martin and Wood w/ Schofeld, Tortoise, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lettuce, Soil and Pimp Sessions
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,292
Posted By tomk
Re: Any conga players?

Thank for the suggestion. I'm already a member on that forum ;) The thing is where I live there is humidity issues. I have an animal skin from Moperc percussion on my 11'' and it sounds awesome but...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,292
Posted By tomk
Re: Any conga players?

Sounds like an awesome set-up....If it's a decent mic I could understand using just one, but usually it's a vocal mic. Plus, I'm playing with a 7 peice band; drums, guitar, bass, keys, sax,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,292
Posted By tomk
Re: Any conga players?

maybe you are just really, really, really, really, rediculously goodlooking *strikes "Blue Steel" pose*
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,292
Posted By tomk
Any conga players?

Hey there. I play Luis Conte signature series congas. Replacement heads have been very hard to find. I got some remos and they ring like crazy, anyone have any suggestions?

Anyone else play? I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,102
Posted By tomk
Luis Conte Congas

Hey everyone. Does anyone know what heads would fit on his signature congas? Remo and Meinl have given me different sizes (Crimplock Symmetry heads). The funny thing is that neither company has...
Forum: Drums 01-13-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By tomk
Re: Emerging Conguero here..

Has anyone heard the Pearl Travel Congas? I've heard good things about them. The smaller size makes them an attractive option. Would anyone recommend these? I was thinking of trading in my Meinl...
Forum: Drums 01-10-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By tomk
Emerging Conguero here..

Hey guys. I haven't posted for a long time. Anyways...I recently gave up the drumset(after 7 years and many bands) because of a recent move and to focus on school.. I tried forgetting about music...
Forum: Drums 01-23-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 499,593
Posted By tomk
Re: Yamaha Drums

anyways, here's my kit. Yamaha Stage Custom Advantage in Sappire Blue Fade. I wanted to sell this earlier but I've decided not to. The bass drum reso head was designed by my better half. We took the...
Forum: Drums 01-23-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 499,593
Posted By tomk
Re: THE YAMAHA DRUMS THREAD

Huh? LOL.....Possibly, but I know for sure that Oak has a darker tone than maple, but similar warmth. Thats what my answer was directed at, to establish that yamaha is making drums out of a harder...
Forum: Drums 01-21-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 499,593
Posted By tomk
Re: THE YAMAHA DRUMS THREAD

You guys talking about bubinga are forgetting about Yamaha's Oak Customs. The bubinga is similar to the Oaks.
Forum: Drums 01-07-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,095
Posted By tomk
Re: Does Steve Gadd actually use his signature snare drum?

I think yamaha is the only company who's artist(most) actually cherish and play their sig. snare drums. As well, all the sig. snare drums are really unique. I think Pearl is the company that uses...
Forum: Drummers 01-04-2008, 05:19 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 60,852
Posted By tomk
Re: Stanton Moore here

haha I get ya. Of course I'm too young to be married, but I can understand. Well, you can always find something great used and cheap if you dig deeper. Take a look at some used snares you wouldn't...
Forum: Drummers 01-03-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 60,852
Posted By tomk
Re: Stanton Moore here

Try a 13x4 yamaha steel snare, it's really great. or try something like it. Or look for some 14x4 snare drums. Anything metal so that you can rim shot close to the edge of the drum and get a...
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