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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Neurotic

I think I'm not speinding near enough time behind the kit practicing to get used to the feel of how one set up works for all types of music I play. I don't think I've found "home" yet. Or Nirvana...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By rogue_drummer
Neurotic

Is it normal to go thru different combination of set ups, like, every week? Right now, it's a 4 piece using a 1 up tom mounted on a cymbal stand and 1 floor tom. Before that it was a 1 up tom on a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: EGO's

The large ego that imploded a band I was in recently is pretty much known as a real prick around town. I joined this band before I knew this about this individual. On the surface, yes he is a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By rogue_drummer
More fun with audio techs....

I don't wanna rant on and on about church audio techs NOT getting it right, but come on, enough is enough!

Last Sunday, our early morning rehearsal and sound checks went okay. Nothing spectacular...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,960
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Tuning "experts" mini rant

Exert Village. Makes me wonder if the Village People have something to do wiith it. jk
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,960
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Tuning "experts" mini rant

Years ago, and once again this involves the bass player, I was in a band where I seldom used my kit, it was all world drums or the snare only.

What I remember from that experience are 2 things: 1)...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,960
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Tuning "experts" mini rant

Well you know what an "expert" is right?

"X" is simply an unknown quantity. "Spirt" is nothing more than a drip under pressure.
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Upsetting the band director...

Oh man, that brings it back! Drumline at UTA many years ago, our instructor got so mad at us (can't remember why) that he threw his sticks across the room and started cursing and yelling at us. ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Jazz Band Tryout

Sounds like a great / fun opportunity! Good luck and kick butt!!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,201
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: What's the worst kit you've had to play on?

I was once called in to play at a friend's church gig where a 20 piece orchestra would be playing. I accepted because I knew the choir director was good and could conduct both a choir and a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: definitely a must watch

Totally positive and inspiring. Thanks for posting!
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Percussive Arts Society

Thanik you Jeffwj! That is a ton of great information. I am considering joining to expand my knowledge. I'll probably subscribe to the online journal only since I don't need another print laying...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By rogue_drummer
Percussive Arts Society

I was a member of the PAS years ago in college, because our drumline teacher wanted us to be and also we needed to be members for an upcoming competition. I liked all the literature and everything. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: What I've been doing at Berklee ...

Totally awesome! Thank you for posting! Some great stuff you've done!
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,201
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: What's the worst kit you've had to play on?

At The Absinthe Lounge in Dallas in late Novembr 2009. A guitar player in our band knew the guitar player in the main band playing there and they were kind enough to let us "open" for them, as they...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,787
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Drummers Brains Are Actually Different

Drummers are good a solving problems. Period.

My favoirte problem to solve is like choosing the blonde, brunette, or redhead.

The current result of my problem solving was choosing the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,035
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Nurses love drummers....

Touche' 8Mile. You uncovered the truth! Haha
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,035
Posted By rogue_drummer
Nurses love drummers....

Seriously, this is the funniest thing.

A while ago I had to make an unexpected trip to my doctor because I woke up a lot more sore and stiff than I usually do - the kind of soreness where...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,787
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Drummers Brains Are Actually Different

What if you were a drummer AND a cross country runner, or a drummer AND a neurosurgeon, a drummer AND.....

Really, you never see chicks going after the French Horn player, or the oboe player,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,880
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: You know you're a drummer when...

I stare at the car in front of me in the turn lane and see if their rear turn signal is keeping a steady beat. If it doesn't it kinda disturbs me.
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Had enough...

Without going into too much detail, these are covers of praise songs. We had a rather sobering and less than stellar first meeting with a new worship leader. Basically everything we did as a band...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By rogue_drummer
Had enough...

Not to be a smart aleck (well maybe a little) but the next time some bogus guitar player tells me to "play the floor tom on this part, put a crash in here, 'pop' the snare here, use the hats on this...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By rogue_drummer
Bearing edges

To make a very long story short, several years ago I aquired a set of off brand drum shells off of eBay. These came with no hardware and were wrapped in a cheap blue wrap. The idea behind this...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,702
Posted By rogue_drummer
Re: Child wants a career in music

I had this conversation with my youngest daughter about a month or so ago regarding a career in music. She's going thru the public school music programs in band and choir and doing very well in...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,702
Posted By rogue_drummer
Child wants a career in music

What would you say to your child today if they told you they wanted to make music their career? Knowing how tough it is to make it these days. Knowing what you do now about life, making the rent or...
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