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Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,347
Posted By dunkerton12
Re: Playing drums with bad emotions.........

I disagree here. The crowd can definitely sense if there's a problem, and if they can't, your band members can.

I have never really thought about this before, but since you brought up the topic...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2006, 04:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,802
Posted By dunkerton12
Re: More experience as a drummer, less muffling of the kit..what does that tell us?

I can't speak about many pro drummers, but I do know that Portnoy muffles his snare and his toms.

On his snare he has a huge piece of black tape, and the batter heads of his toms are...
Forum: Drums 09-03-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 121,411
Posted By dunkerton12
Re: Tuning Toms

I would have to disagree with the previous post (sorry :(

You need new resos, clear ambassador or diplomat, and you should tune the resos tighter than the batter side. I use ebony pinstripes,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,950
Posted By dunkerton12
Re: Double Bass

Uh yeah, he's in Guinness as the fastest feet in the world. Tim Waterson, hands down.

He did over 1200 hits in 1 minute. That's more than 20 hits per second. Crazy.
Forum: Drum Technique 08-30-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 52,082
Posted By dunkerton12
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Try counting in your head while you play. 1-2-3-4-5-6.
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2006, 12:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,090
Posted By dunkerton12
Re: Does new or better stuff improve your playing?

I think I know what you're feeling. In another thread I mentioned that I sometimes play on a CB percussion kit. It's total crap, and when I play on that it doesn't sound good or feel good because I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,589
Posted By dunkerton12
Re: How Hard Do You Hit Your Drums?

Have to agree with what many of you have already said. I think certain songs dictate a more solid hit, and I think it's natural for most drummers to hit harder when the song is faster.

I don't...
Forum: Drums 08-23-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 93,637
Posted By dunkerton12
Re: snare tuning

Check your tuning. Even a relatively inexpensive snare can be tuned to only need 1 piece of moongel, and you are using 3! Some drums will naturally ring, but I would say if you still have this much...
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