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Forum: Drum Technique 03-28-2014, 07:08 PM
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Posted By double_G
Re: Rhythm Library

yup, great. i have this book. Gordy used to come to U of Miami all the time & got really into his methods. i also have http://www.gk-music.com/rhythms-accents-drummers.htm which is pretty cool w/ the...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By double_G
Re: Weird hands, nature or nurture!

my opinion is that with what seems like normal mechanics, no damage, no arthritis you have everything you need to have a the baddest technique on the planet, if you want it. my opinion as of late is...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-27-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 769
Posted By double_G
Re: Unable to use fills I've been practicing for hours in my band

agreed, you are THINKING. you have to be almost completely blank on the bandstand. you try to "think out" licks, it's a guaranteed fugg-up. check Hal Galper's concepts on this. think in the practice...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By double_G
Re: Uh Hum .... Hemorrhoid

consider giving up gluten / bread. i know at least 2 people now that did this & the Hemis went away. basically, you are eating sugared grass cakes & your body might be having an inflammation reaction...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By double_G
Re: What sport disciplines help you become better on drums?

speed bag.

+ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRSwWMrENDI (rush tune)
+ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMP-DMnOAn8 (w/ kit & speed bag mic'd)

Brian Tichy also has a bass drum on the floor...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-05-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By double_G
Re: Vinnie Colaiuta Technique Question

yeah, start simple. if you check out "vinnie's half-time", you can hear some of there polyrhythms themes over a 16th note hi-hat pulse. start at 2:28 & check his left hand & bass drum. stuff like...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-28-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By double_G
Re: Two-handed 16th rhythms on the hats.....

i do all my two hand 16th patterns like Gadd whenever possible: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSiuK4Mt9gs

basically you flam the 2 & 4 so that it is a continuous stream of 16ths vs. slightly...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-25-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By double_G
Re: What are you working on?

always a bunch of stuff but something new that surprised the crap out of me:

LOUD single stroke rolls as close as possible to a 1930s tommy gun.

i just finished playing "CHICAGO" this month &...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-19-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By double_G
Re: intermittent drumming and severe wrist pain

you might try Jojo Mayers clapping exercise slowly over time...every day. i have started doing this more when i dont have my pad / dont have sticks / 5 min before show / etc.

Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 901
Posted By double_G
Re: Drummers and Performance Anxiety - Final Research

done. also this is the sh*t if you suffer from stage fright: www.halgalper.com
Forum: Drum Technique 02-06-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By double_G
Re: George Kollias tuplet pyramid video?

sounds like Morello's Table of Time from 'Master Studies'. quarter-notes to 12s from 60 to 100 bmp.

or (maybe Kollias does this) 120 to 200 doings eighths to 6s.
Forum: Drums 02-06-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By double_G
Re: Keep my Roger's kit or sell it?

never sell anything. invest in a man shed.
Forum: Drums 02-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 646
Posted By double_G
Re: Getting another snare but which one?

some form of Black beauty. 7 x 13 is hard to beat.
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By double_G
Re: Which drummers have 'grown up' before our eyes?

Josh Freese. shot below is from Disney World where Josh (12 or so?) got Vinnie into see Buddy a few times (Josh's Dad the musical contractor there. Josh played in Disney bands from a young age and...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By double_G
Re: Playing Ahead Of The Beat

for play-along stuff...check how Gadd, Andy Newmark, Steve Smith & Nigel Olssen lay back on the beat on certain groove tunes & ballads. especially Gadd, he has some stuff online (was VHS), hopefully...
Forum: Drums 01-09-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By double_G
Re: Early Yamaha Drum Question

if that is an original kit, then $425 was a steal. i bet that 24" kick sounds SICK. it looks to be the original late 70s RC style w/ the tour "teardrop" shape before yamaha went the full length lugs...
Forum: Drums 01-08-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 774
Posted By double_G
Re: Do I really need an acoustic set to be happy?

my take is YES, you *must* have an acoustic set ! e-drums will NEVER replace the touch / feel you build up over a lifetime.

i had an interesting life / music lesson when i bought a Yamaha...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-06-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By double_G
Re: This years goals

cool ! ping me if you ever need Vinnie transcriptions, i have a bunch.
Forum: Drum Technique 12-28-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By double_G
Re: Dave Grohl's odd- meter grooves from NIN's "The Collector"


yup ! Josh Freese a fav of mine. been youtubing all sorts of stuff lately since his "idhitthat" podcast. turned me on to Ron Sexsmith "late bloomer long...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 916
Posted By double_G
Re: Dry hands

i am using the Burt's Bee's Hand Salve. right amount of oil / wax to give me grip but not stickiness (this drives me nuts -- many times washing sticks / hands after eating food). i put it on my...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-27-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By double_G
Dave Grohl's odd- meter grooves from NIN's "The Collector"

I hadn't really been listening to much new-ish "With Teeth" NIN until recently w/ this fun jam band i am playing w/ a lot. i am REALLY digging the odd grooves, reznor beats (All the Love in the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,437
Posted By double_G
Re: The biggest gear hoarders in DW

Bermuda has got to be the winner ! on this same thread...i remember Bermuda's podcast where he was mentioning some other gear guys with higher numbers. The Bun E Hut comes to mind:...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By double_G
Re: Cowbell placement

i am using the Pearl PPS37 https://www.google.com/#q=pearl+pps37+cowbell+holder . it mounts on my tom post & gets the cowbell right between my snare / floortom. i tried a hoop mounted type for like 5...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By double_G
Re: learning multiple instruments, getting out of control.

keep going. there is no "speed limit". many of the big dollar tour gigs are all turning into multi-instrumentalist roles. Paul Simon is one example. i was wowed when i saw Jim Oblon playing kick /...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-17-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By double_G
Re: Rock Grooves in 9/8 -- lesson w PDF

awesome lesson ! all are great, iconic grooves. i cannot get enough of Cameron's odd time beats.

relevant: here is Tichy breaking down & playing (great!) "The Crunge":
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