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Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,736
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Drumdial users

They are only of real value if you already know how to tune and get the sound you want from your drums. At that point you can document your readings and when you replace heads as has already been...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,716
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: It's Official...

Awesome post Wackamole. I just laughed my arse off!
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,908
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Working musicians, a young man's game?

I hope that never happens to me.
51 here and w/e warrior with a day job.

I have been on again/off again until 3 yrs ago when I went with my current band. Ages....60, 51, 42 and 28.
We just...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,505
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: In Ears for practice/small jams when no PA/monitor signal available

My band uses in-ears in our rehearsal space. We use the Carvin wireless system.
Most sealed buds will give you about 20-30 dBA attenuation.

You really only need to mic the vocals (or a keyboard...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,987
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: What Else Do You Play?

My primary first instrument was the guitar which I played and studied for 10 yrs or so starting in my teenage years.

Then I had the brilliant idea to get a bunch of different instruments...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,722
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Bad Habits

1) not developing the left hand
2) not considering rudiments of value or applicable to the kit
3) not willing to learn to tune properly
4) saying, I don't ever play/practice to a click....I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,447
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: For Rush Fans-Exclusuve Interveiw on Canadian National News

I would agree with the live show comments as I have seen them 5 times over the years. Stunning live show and the three piece format lets everyone shine at once. The latest live Cleveland DVD is...
Forum: Drums 10-16-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,772
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Need Help Choosing A New Kit

Out of those three, I like the Pearl. Very cool wraps and solid drums.
But also agree with the Sonor advice. At least check them out.
Forum: Drums 10-16-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,136
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Danny Carey snare? Something else?

Agreed, and a better price!
Forum: Drums 10-16-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,491
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Where are Sonor Force 3007s made?

That is correct. Sonor's first foray into China was a disaster however, the International line which was basically a Sonor badged Taiwanese luan stencil kit that was just horrible. The hardware was...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,924
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Hallo all.

I think what you're asking (and there seems to be some kind of language barrier) is whether you would get the gig if you showed up with an electronic kit to an audition for a metal band. I think it...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,434
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Hannah Ford is my new drummer!!!!!

Congratulations Mr L. Great promo vid, very nicely done.
I'm a fusion fan so to me this it great news. I've been interested to see where Hannah went with her career. I'm looking forward to the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,179
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Engineering jobs at a drum company?

If you want to do something like that then go ahead and get the education, it won't let you down hopefully.

Having said that, a mechanical engineer is typing this that is currently unemployed (8...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,360
Posted By the_drum_dad
Re: Paice VS Bonham

In response to the original question and despite the fact that the majority of the posts simply wasted space by saying that the question was not fair somehow, I'd like to throw in something. I agree...
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