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Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 487
Posted By Road Bull
Re: I'm in a Band - And I Have a Problem

hahahahaha.

The girlfriend analogy is pretty close sometimes. Except with a band, it's like being in a relationship with three or four people at the same time on several different levels. Some...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 487
Posted By Road Bull
Re: I'm in a Band - And I Have a Problem

Be honest and up front, with yourself and others, and everything will work out for the best.

Ask yourself, if you had to pick one or the other, who would you enjoy playing with more.

If your...
Forum: Drums 09-30-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Help with color choice

Looking good man! I am looking forward to seeing how this turns out.
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 742
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Extra sharp chisel 1 - finger 0 :(

That sucks! I hope you make a full speedy recovery brother. These things happen, especially when you don't expect them.

I am also a believer in the, "It could be worse" mantra. I was doing an...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,115
Posted By Road Bull
Re: I've got the "looper" blues

Best advice I could offer after dealing with this exact issue in my current band is to simply get rid of the looper, and if not possible, get rid of the guitarist.

My guitarist, great guy, used...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,518
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Hahahahahahahaha :)

LOL! She is easy on the eyes?!? She looks like a translucent beam of light, or a 120 watt light bulb?

I am sure it's just the lighting, but... lolololo.

I am not saying that I can play...
Forum: Drums 09-20-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Ludwig Stainless Steel Kit for sale?

Guitar Center has a John Bonham Stainless Steel kit for sale in their used section for several months. Not sure if you want to go full Bonzo sizes, or if you want smaller tubs. They pop up now and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 806
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Anger, dismay and confusion

Don't be too hard on yourself. Use it for what it is. Recordings are great reminders of what we actually sound like. On any given night, we may sound awesome, or be way off. I can't say that I...
Forum: Drums 09-14-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,873
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Which wrap for my new Ludwig Classic Maple?

Love your tale O' the silver sparkle. That had me feeling like I was a cover character for Tom Waits "The Ghost of Saturday Night." Dig it.
Forum: Drums 09-12-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,873
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Which wrap for my new Ludwig Classic Maple?

Great choice Drumjack! I have seen OGG in person and can vouch that is a beautiful finish. Keep us updated.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,923
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Where Do You Fit? - Poll

I guess that I am 2.5. Our noisy band makes money, but we would starve if that was HOW I made money.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,227
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Ain't no more fun...

@ Les Ismore LOL...

Sounds like one hell of a gated community. But the gates are made to keep people in.

@ rogue_drummer. Pop smoke and walk away. Life if far too short to hang with the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,560
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Irony?

I would say a lot of this artists series gear comes down more on the side of marketing demographics.

For instance, go back to the early 1990s. Tama seemed to want to associate itself firmly with...
Forum: Drums 08-27-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Louder with or without port?

I might offer a couple suggestions to increase volume. Try different head and muffling combinations. I hear a lot of people try to tune and muffle the kit so that it sounds good when no one else is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,814
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Musically, what are you involved with at the present?

1. How many bands are you in?

One for now. Infinite Flux.

2. What kind of music does each band play? Instrumentation?

We play both kinds, Stoner and Doom. But I like to just think of it as...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 972
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Not doing a gig because of the venue

There are definitely places I don't like to play. So, if given the offer to play said venue, I might pass. Our band has a TON of gear. Guitarist has three heads and four cabs of various dimension,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,019
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Tell me if this is a stupid idea

Well Larry, nobody's charging you for the threads, so ask away. LOL. You could always go low tech and do something like Mr. John Henry Bonham used to do and place the heads of the sticks between...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,019
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Tell me if this is a stupid idea

LOL. I use the same sticks. I don't drop sticks very often, but when I do, I go big. I might practice dropping sticks to get better at a smooth recovery. I played an outside show last Saturday...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By Road Bull
Re: West Coast Drum Shops

No, I didn't get a chance to check that visit out, but it looks like you did. Good for you! Yep, they are a great shop with tons of stuff crammed in there.
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By Road Bull
Re: West Coast Drum Shops

Yes!

Check out Donn Bennett Drum Studio in Bellevue WA. They are awesome, helpful knowledgeable and fair. The owner, Rudy is a good guy. They don't have a flashy web site, but just give em a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 14,513
Posted By Road Bull
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Cool. Those Tamas have a classy, classic look about them. Better to like the bass sound right off so you don't have to mess with the more expensive heads to get the sound you are looking for. I am...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 14,513
Posted By Road Bull
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Beautiful looking set if Superstars! Happy birthday too! Sounds like everything clicked at the same time. I love it when a plan comes together. How do they sound?
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,577
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Professional responsibility

Aldo, not all people get the new world of the interwebs. This could be people that are just aloof, or Luddite hold outs. For instance, the only reason I finally caved in and got a myface account on...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 14,513
Posted By Road Bull
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Nice cases man! So now that you have had a chance to use them a bit, what do you think? What do you think of the Large hardware case?

If I ever had to get something more substantial than my...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,316
Posted By Road Bull
Re: Those of you who have "sound proofed" a room for your drums...

I wonder about what it would tale to make a storage container soundproof. There are a ton of cool modular/modified storage containers that people turn into homes. What if you connected two side by...
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