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Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Tempos - Too Fast?

I have a beat bug
http://www.luglock.com/tempometers.htm

which works well to monitor the tempos -- it's like a trigger kinda thing attached to your snare and it picks up the back beat -- to put...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 796
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: 3 piece for Metal (is it good enough)?

as long as you can play extremely fast - a 3 pc should be OK, as long as the drums are really, really black
Forum: Drums 10-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,154
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Autumn beauty!

Yea, sorry Andy - I somehow missed the most important word in my question?!

That's exactly what I wanted to see -- thanks for reading my mind. That's killer, beautiful throughout!
Forum: Drums 10-07-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,154
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Autumn beauty!

I LOVE those bass drum hoops -- but can we see a photo of how the bass drum attaches?
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 23,429
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: 10 great progressive drummers

Paul Ramsey (Echolyn)
John 'Pugwash' Weathers (Gentle Giant)

Please dig into these guys... Paul's still doing it today w/Echolyn and Mr. Weathers was the backbone of Gentle Giant from back in...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,254
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Website Issue

back button works for me (IE 11)...

Can you right-click and choose 'Back'?
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Dales Drum Shop October 4th. Sonor Hang and Expo Roll Call!

It's located in a residential neighborhood
www.dalesdrumshop.com (http://www.dalesdrumshop.com)
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,265
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: I've got the "looper" blues

that sounds horrible... and I agree 100% on the three points of human intervention you describe (stomping to start the recording, stomping to stop the recording and stomping to start/stop playing...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,393
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Annoyed and disappointed with myself

I think your 'not being heard' by the audience (or some members of it at least) could be more a function of the venue/sound system than your playing... if your bandmates heard you OK - you obviously...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,222
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Rant: Who's in charge at Gibraltar??

I agree, I've never had a good experience with any Gibraltar gear I've come across over the years and I try to avoid their stuff whenever possible.

Their stuff strikes me as cheap, disposable,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,001
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: played (maybe joined) in blues band

Per at least one request:

Here's a pretty good examples of what I've always called a west side/coast shuffle:
Magic Slim - Early Every Morning
http://youtu.be/Ht4CbFRQZA4

Jimmy Reed - Baby...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,001
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: played (maybe joined) in blues band

Well, I'll try to differentiate - as I understand them at least... I think the term(s) mean different things to different people - which makes it all the more interesting!

West side(coast)...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,001
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: played (maybe joined) in blues band

I came from a rock background and now play almost exclusively blues... all good suggestions from Larry and Jon and others - I agree 100%

a problem I encountered when starting out playing blues,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 974
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Snare drum Olympics - help needed - opportunity!

gorgeous... absolutely a stunning beauty. I only wish I could swing it... sigh!
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Questions about kick drum heads

www.drumart.com and a host of others are already doing it
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,815
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Spousal Static - A mini Rant

I experienced much the same thing with my first two wives - they acted like they supported what I was doing but passive-aggressively let it be known that they didn't approve or thought it was a silly...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,066
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Musically, what are you involved with at the present?

Yea, we know Mikey Jr. very well -- we did a few gigs with him and his guys for the Bucks Co. blues society - wish I could remember the name of the joint.

The TT load in truly IS horrible -...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,066
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Musically, what are you involved with at the present?

We were doing the Twisted Tail off of south st. every so often but I don't think we've got anything coming up out that way the rest of the year... We used to hit a joint in Exton pretty regularly, I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,066
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Musically, what are you involved with at the present?

1. How many bands are you in?
One - Nate Myers & The Aces
http://www.natemyers.com

plus I'll sub with some other local blues, americana, classic rock acts locally as time permits...

2. What...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Not doing a gig because of the venue

I've only ever balked at playing in one local venue -- simply because the mgmt tried to short us at the end of the night one time. We had a weekly residency and always worked w/the venue during...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,121
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Tell me if this is a stupid idea

just wanted to pile on with 'Yea, it's a stupid idea'

just have a spare stick (or two) within easy reach - much less stupid ;-)
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Strange gigs.....

as long as the check cashes...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Drummers who don't use cymbal stoppers

I've been using these 'grombals' for the last year or so and really dig them... cymbals sound great, no felts/wing nuts to fool with.

http://www.thegrombal.com/gb_use.htm

I have no...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,920
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Contrats To Bermuda!

Well deserved Bermuda!! I checked out the videos each day and they were all killer... I can't imagine the work that goes into nailing all those grooves/sounds so authentically.

Mikeyboyeee...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,141
Posted By Mikeyboyeee
Re: Trusting others with your kit?

I've got a couple beater kits and some extra cymbals for just such occasions... and outdoor gigs when the weather is questionable and any other situation where I don't want to risk anything 'decent'...
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