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Forum: Drums 06-29-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By jwildman
Re: Adding a tom to my DW kit

I added a 14x13 floor tom onto my DW kit a few years back and I think it ran me somewhere between 300-500 bucks, I wanna say $400 though. I just went to my local music shop, Chuck Levins Washington...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By jwildman
Re: Is the music industry dead or dying?

I'll say something definitive and say that it is in the process of dying. Recording equipment and software is cheaper now and there are youtube videos detailing how to record and mix music. There...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,239
Posted By jwildman
Re: Drummers you like on youtube

Ive been subscribed to JJ for awhile and used to really enjoy his stuff but his covers have started to get on my nerves. Ya he doesn't play note for note but hes not that improvisational either. ...
Forum: Drums 02-06-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,590
Posted By jwildman
Re: Do You Like Metal Snares?

Does a bear shit in the woods? I love them. I'm rocking the same two pearl brass snares as you. On the piccolo, I use an HD dry with the holes so it sounds like a gun shot. On the deeper brass, I...
Forum: Drums 02-06-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By jwildman
Re: New Drumset

Second the yamahas, I park mine at the practice shed and haul them out when its time for a gig. Also the Yamaha Rock Tour's are selling for real cheap right now, even the new ones
Forum: Drum Technique 02-02-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By jwildman
Re: What is the drummer doing with his feet here?

When I do this, I use the heel toe technique but altered. Normally, heel toe is right-heel right-toe left-heel left-toe but I go for heel heel toe toe so its faster and I have more control. The...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,419
Posted By jwildman
Re: Anyone wanna buy Buddy Rich's cymbals?

Man, buddy's a dick even in the afterlife
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,953
Posted By jwildman
Re: (The) Drum - She or He?

[QUOTE=Mad About Drums;1184570]It's a she...

... the reason? Very simple, in French the drums is called "la batterie" which is a feminine word (the French language gives gender to things for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,478
Posted By jwildman
Re: The non-metal double bass thread

How about Carter Beauford?

In Two Step towards the end and also alot in his solo for that song
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,440
Posted By jwildman
Re: Do any other drummers out there write lyrics too?

I'm pretty sure Roy Mayorga from Stone Sour writes their lyrics. Corey Taylor probibly saves all his good stuff for slipknot
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,744
Posted By jwildman
Re: 10 Basic Songs to Start With..

Anything ACDC. Increadibly, mind numbingly basic.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,188
Posted By jwildman
Re: Cymbal crisis..

Definatly go with used cymbals if your on a budget. That or check out Stagg Cymbals. They are really good for fairly cheap. The only reason i have a butt load of cymbals is because i have a job...
Forum: Drums 06-24-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By jwildman
Re: 5 piece configuration idea: Yay or nay?

Shouldn't be a problem. I had a Tama Rockstar with 12, 13 and 16 and then added in a Custom Classic (20 bucks on ebay) floor tom that was 16 diameter by 14 depth. It sounded decent compared to the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,810
Posted By jwildman
Re: Endorsements?

Na dude probibly not. I was in the same boat as you are a few years ago. I was thinking i could get an endorsement from my youtube page but then i saw how long it took great drummers on youtube...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,489
Posted By jwildman
Re: How often should you tune your drums?

Personally, I tune my toms every few weeks. I'll take them completly off and get all the stick dust out and retune them. The batter heads get retuned more often then the resonants. Maybe once a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,489
Posted By jwildman
How often should you tune your drums?

How often do you think a drum should be tuned? Once a week, once a month?

What kind of strain does it put on the head to be tightened and then loosened more frequently? And on the flip side of...
Forum: Drums 07-04-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By jwildman
Re: Maple or Birch?


I have a feeling I'm gonna be the only definitive answer
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By jwildman
Should I buy this kit?

At my music shop where i take lessons they have a DW 4 peice kit (Bass, 2 racks and a floor tom) on sale for $1000. Right now I've got a massive yamaha stage custom kit and I've been thinking of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,688
Posted By jwildman
Re: COOL drumset

Sorry man I got distracted by the "World Record for Female with the Longest Legs" video
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,593
Posted By jwildman
Re: 100 Greatest Rock-Skilled-Jazz Drummers

I disagree they had Carter Beauford, Dave Grohl, Sean Kinney, Danny Carey, Mike Portnoy and the dude from incubus on the list.
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,448
Posted By jwildman
Re: What would you do if?....

Keep playing the beat but when ther snares supposed to be hit id yell a really loud bang
Forum: Drum Technique 06-25-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,489
Posted By jwildman
Re: tom sawyer fill ?

He uses the double bass in that so its four beats really fast. Its pretty much *bass, bass, tom, tom*
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,052
Posted By jwildman
Re: Has anyone bought pro endorsed products or want their set-up?

I used to want a Zildjian Avedis China High just because Carter Beauford used. And now I want the Chad Smith Holy China just because I got to see Chad running around in a preist outfit smashing the...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-26-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,404
Posted By jwildman
Re: Starting to play along with songs....

ACDC is great for basic stuff. Nirvana and blink-182 also work good. Just put some headphones on and play along to it, it doesn't have to be exact. If you can, find some ear protection.
Forum: Drums 02-10-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,752
Posted By jwildman
Re: I need advice buying a drumset

Oh ya you can definatly get a Rockstar, that was my first kit and it works out good for a beginner. But depending on how much stuff you wanna get you could be over budget. A five peice kit runs...
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