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Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 92
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Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Just gotta vent!

Don't mention it cat!

Thanks I will
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,149
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Just gotta vent!

OK,
I'm outta here,..but before I go.

yes,..defensive,... I don't know how many dis' I read knocking gtr players,.."dummies,..stupid",.. etc,.. you poor guys.....

It must be so tough...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,149
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Just gotta vent!

DrumEAT,...

"And to be honest, I've played with many guitar players who would never be able to answer those questions you posed, even though they played those scales and chords all the time"
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,149
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Just gotta vent!

Dude,..

"but I challenge ANY Keyboard player worth his weight in salt or guitar player...(won't even touch bass players!) to play anything that uses four limb independence."

This is NOT basic...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,149
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Just gotta vent!

Bif,
It's all good., but didn't you use the term "dare any gt player ,..yadda yadda
4 limbs,..etc,.."

either way,.. whatever,...

@ Rougue,... you made a few statements,..that seem sort of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,149
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Just gotta vent!

Hey Bif,...
This seems a bit arrogent man,..we could put the shoe on the other foot....

Any drummers wanna spell out the E altered scale for me? and tell me where it comes from, and what chord...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,149
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Just gotta vent!

Consider yourself unusual than because I've been a working gtr player for 30 years.
I'd say 99.9% of the drummers I work with (all pros) would blow themselves up trying to figure out how and where a...
Forum: Drummers 12-10-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 78,687
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Ringo Starr

LOL!!,....nah,..actually you're the first,..

thanks man.

best-
p
Forum: Drummers 12-10-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 78,687
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Ringo Starr

Hi Guys,
I'm late to the party but,....thought I'd chime in from a totally different perspective.

I've been a gtr player for over 30 years and made a living as a musician. Of course I always...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-27-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Dial tuning

Thanks man,....not so bad for a guitar player eh?,...lol
I'm having fun experimenting with different tunings,...I think I'll try some evens g2 heads tomorrow.

hey,..what part of Ct,..I grew up in...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-27-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Dial tuning

well, here's a sampling of the kit,..there's minimal miking.

toms sound ok.

pmcc

www.petermccarthy.net/HighWire.mp3

happy thanksgiving
Forum: Drum Technique 11-27-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,057
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Sweet spots question

here it is,...sorry.

happy thanksgiving!

PMcC

www.petermccarthy.net/HighWire.mp3
Forum: Drum Technique 11-26-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,057
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Sweet spots question

I think I may have forgot to mention,.this is strictly for recording. I am trying to get a good sound recording. I took a few passes through a track,.there is very minimal miking on this so I doubt...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-25-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,057
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Sweet spots question

Thanks for the input guys.

It just seems like the tuning range at which no muffling is needed seems small. Straying into the boing range.

Is this pretty common,..and,...is it common to have...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-25-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,057
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Sweet spots question

thank guys,

I actually tuned them with a drum dial,.but then, a friend, great player came over and ear tuned them in minutes.
It taught me a lot seeing this,... I posted about this in the forum a...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-25-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,057
Posted By PMcCMusic
Drum Sweet spots question

Hi guys,

for my first kit,..it's a big Pearl Masters Custom, maple. 10,12,14,16 Kick is 22.

Since I'm into mainly rock, I dropped the 10 and set it up like Bonzo 1 mounted and 2 floor.

I'm...
Forum: Drums 11-22-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By PMcCMusic
New Snare,..Big Black Brass? tried it

Hi Guys,

The only snare I have came with my kit,..the 8x14 lil squealer from pork pie. I love the sound, and it's very versatile.

I was thinking on picking up a metal snare and wondered about...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-18-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Dial tuning

it's cool that there are so many ways of tuning, fwiw. my drum dial had the drums very resonant and high.
my friend said this is more like a jazz vibe or gadd, phillips approach. distinct tuned...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-18-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Dial tuning

I hear you,..wild,..for me,.. a guitarist of 30+ years, I went to school and have a music degree. Never gave much thought to what a drummer does aside from play....right?

Since it's such a style...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-18-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Dial tuning

even tension across,.top and bottom,.identical pitch top and bottom,..
that sorta stuff
Forum: Drum Technique 11-18-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Dial tuning

a friend, (great drummer) came by, within 5 minutes he had my kit sounding HUGE,...
and most awesome is it really sounds like ONE big fat instrument when grooving now.

gotta hand it to you...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-17-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Dial tuning

I'm finding this out,.. they will get close to a pitch,..and very very very slight increments around will change pitch....tricky

pm
Forum: Drum Technique 11-16-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Dial tuning

thanks guys,
My ear, I guess by instinct, wants to hear toms descend in 4ths..
I need to just do it by ear.
Forum: Drum Technique 11-16-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Re: Drum Dial tuning

OK, now this logic is why I wonder, having done this properly to my kit,..and the results are having the toms not sonorous with one another.
Is it a bad matching of toms or something? I doubt this....
Forum: Drum Technique 11-16-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By PMcCMusic
Drum Dial tuning

Hello Guys,
I've read a lot of posts regarding the DD tuner. I'm a total beginner at drums but have played the guitar for 35 years, so I can hear pitch.

I guess my question is.... I used the DD...
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