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Forum: Drums 04-30-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 946
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Some Pearl Vision Porn ;)

How about an orange kick to help get really obnoxious!...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Annoying store experience.


Last experience I had like that I went into the store with $75 store credit I was given as a gift. I picked up a nice leather strap, a new heavy duty cord, and some miscellaneous guitar...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Band leaders

Not sure who you would describe as our leader. We have one guitarist that coordinates everyone's schedule, and another that is our musical director. Our bass player is very laid back and agreeable to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,775
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Can you read sheet music?

I play percussion in a large church orchestra and often (usually) have to sight read the parts. With all the time changes in orchestral music, it's critical. We may get to run through it once before...
Forum: Drums 04-14-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 984
Posted By Chollyred
Re: My 1st drum kit - PDP CX Series. Advice for an old newbie??

Not sure yet. One of the other members here was suggesting Emperors over clear Ambassadors. They currently have a mix of old style and new style Evans EC2s and Tama and PDP clear resos.

Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,947
Posted By Chollyred
Re: You won't believe what Andy did

And don't forget the Bri-wax that made him sing longer, louder, and probably higher than ever before!
Forum: Drums 04-13-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 984
Posted By Chollyred
Re: My 1st drum kit - PDP CX Series. Advice for an old newbie??

I just bought the same set too, only 5 piece. I'm still working on cymbals and new heads though.

Agree with Uncle Larry. Be nice to the wife. Be prepared to spend on her at least what you spend...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,947
Posted By Chollyred
Re: You won't believe what Andy did

Wait! Philly to West Berlin to New Orleans? What kind of trip planning is that?!

Those are some expensive frequent flyer miles!

(if he was kidding about New York, just wait till he gets to N.O....
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,632
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Why the "hate" for nylon tips??

When I was young, I learned to hate them because of the tips coming off. Then again, I also hated the wood tips splintering or the tips breaking off. I'd go through a pair of ProMark 2Bs in no time...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,079
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Is this "Unprofessional"

How do you think the drum heads get coated?! Most times 2 coats are recommended for durability...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 37,520
Posted By Chollyred
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Saturday I bought a 5 piece set of PDP CX in sky blue onyx. No pics yet. Need to replace heads and snare wires. Currently set up as a 4 piece. Not sure if I'll find much use for the 10" rack tom.
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 627
Posted By Chollyred
Re: What would be your drummer nickname?

A true nickname comes from somebody else.

No nicks in the current band, but in one band I was "Truck" because one of the guitarist's little boy couldn't say "Chuck".
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 993
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Peart - would you hang out with him?

If I had the opportunity to hang out with him, I'd probably want to talk more about writing than drums. I think it'd be cool to learn what makes him tick when coming up with such deep lyrics. I know...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 766
Posted By Chollyred
Re: New contest: help us name our band!

Rusty Zipper and the Yellow Socks Band


Al Hail the Leppard!
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,245
Posted By Chollyred
Re: What was the first concert you went to????

Either Mother's Finest or Blue Oyster Cult back in the mid 70s at DeKalb College. Followed by many others over the next few years.
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,125
Posted By Chollyred
Re: For those who play at church or not.

Our church has a large sanctuary that seats over a thousand. However, the acoustics in the room were designed where a normal speaking voice could be heard at the back of the room. The other night at...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,350
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Over exuberance - a time & a place?

Probably seemed a little frantic because the tempo was way too fast for that song!


I actually liked the trashcan ending!
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By Chollyred
Re: No rudiments taught in marching band?

Rudiments were a big part of my band experience. In high school, even our grades were impacted by how well we could play them.
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Chollyred
Re: drum fill friday

2/5, but most of those records I'd never heard of...at least now i know some more stuff to listen to :D
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 592
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Wanting to join a marching band

I met most of my lifetime friends from high school marching band...Gotta admit that some of those real long late night bus trips were quite fun! ;)

It seems most of the "all age" or "senior" drum...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 592
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Wanting to join a marching band

Drum Corps Associates (DCA) is the organization for senior (over 21) drum and bugle corps. Looking at their website, I don't see any active corps near San Francisco. I have friends (in their 50s)...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By Chollyred
Re: What's your worst gig?

We were hired to play a party at an apartment complex clubhouse. We were to get a portion of the door. Just after set up, a vicious thunderstorm popped up with lightning cracking everywhere. A few...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,682
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Ever shown up to play with a new musician and realized it was a bad fit immediately?

I was invited to a jam set up by a guy I met online. The idea was to put together a jam band that would play a few parties and gigs, mostly for fun. We were to meet up at the singer's house. When I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,075
Posted By Chollyred
Re: What's your story about how you started drumming?

When I was a baby, the old Hi-Fi (before stereo) was my baby sitter. My parents would set me in front, and put on a stack of records. I wouldn't move as long as the music was playing, so music was...
Forum: Drums 02-11-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By Chollyred
Re: Worth A Trade?

Around here, the good old Rogers kits are going around $1000 - $1200, about the same as a used Renown. The Stage Customs are anywhere from $350-$500 (and I'm not that far from Greenville).

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