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Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,842
Posted By Slazaar
transcribing time signatures

Hi, just wondering how do drummers interpret the time signature of a song?
When you listen, how do you accurately predict when a bar begins and ends?

This is especially troublesome when I'm...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-20-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,712
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Kit practice without hands

I reccomend getting the hansenfutz practice pedals-you can adj the tension on those to develop your calf muscles and improve your speed and endurance. And to quote simon phillips, do what you do with...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,683
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Hearing Yourself & Others in a Band

Make sense. In other words, amps at the rear and amps at front for the audience. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,683
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Hearing Yourself & Others in a Band

Would one of those glass sound barriers contribute to the problem apart from that? The ones you put around the front of the kit.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,683
Posted By Slazaar
Hearing Yourself & Others in a Band

Hi, i noticed that when i play with others in a band, its difficult to discern whats going on-since drums are quite a loud instrument.
How would you cope with a situation where you can't really hear...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-04-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,449
Posted By Slazaar
Re: How much time does everybody practice?

for a few years...but i recently started stretching the hours-most of it comes from the wrist or the palms
Forum: Drum Technique 01-03-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,449
Posted By Slazaar
Re: How much time does everybody practice?

that burning sensation that you feel after a reasonably solid go at rudiments....would pushing the burn for longer harm the muscles and cause enough fatigue the next day to signif. slow down drumming...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-19-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,373
Posted By Slazaar
Why are Rudiments Important

Sorry for not understanding the importance of such a basic part of drumming, but can someone explain to me how and why rudiments are important, and how it complements the playing of a drummer.
Forum: Drum Technique 02-17-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,536
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Haskel Harr 1 & 2 and Wilcoxin’s “All-American Drummer.”

hmmm, thanks. im a bit lost at what my goals are, would i need to improve my reading first THEN move on to rudiments? and this is pretty embarrasing.., but can someone explain to me what rudiments...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-16-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,536
Posted By Slazaar
Haskel Harr 1 & 2 and Wilcoxin’s “All-American Drummer.”

im a bit caught in doubt whether to buy these books to improve my reading, not willing to take the jump at these 3 books with my birthday money i just got recently. would anyone suggest which course...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-28-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,508
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Help ON jojo mayer's push-pull technique in french grip

i think i've found the problem.
i went to a jam studio and played for 2 hours on the drum kit there and found a vast difference in the strength of the rebound i was getting compared to my drumkit at...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-17-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,508
Posted By Slazaar
Help ON jojo mayer's push-pull technique in french grip

for those who've successfully learnt (and understood) the whole video recently released by jojo mayer, theres a slight a problem i've been experiencing thats very infruriating but do not know the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,603
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Motivation/Confidence in drumming

i've been through that, and has felt that countless times. one way i handled it was place my set in front of a mirror and observe how i would present myself when i practice/perform, and get adjusted...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-06-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,610
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Starting Jazz, help!

thanks, ill take some time to digest all this wondrous knowledge :) ill be sure to ask if i come across any difficulties, really appreciate the help
Forum: Drummers 01-04-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 53,751
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Jojo Mayer

definitely a good video, still cant believe the only thing a guy who used to instruct me said,'he just talks a lot...' geeez....
anyway, is this Jojo's first and only instructional document so far?...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-01-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,449
Posted By Slazaar
Re: How much time does everybody practice?

i sure did. i used those ear plugs that i bought at a stall at a F1 race in melbourne, so they helped a lot. i just get a bit giddy after a while :)
Forum: Drum Technique 12-31-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,449
Posted By Slazaar
Re: How much time does everybody practice?

playing for 1 hour already gave me a headache that put me off the mood for practicing drums(mind, it wasn't splash-bang crazy sort of loud practice,more like on rhythm and the occasional song) so i ...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-28-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Double Pedal Kills Single Pedal !

a friend once advised me to practise playing the bass drum using only the left foot(using dble-bass pedal) when i complained abt my left foot not being up to strength as my right foot-does his theory...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-24-2007, 12:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,610
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Starting Jazz, help!

32 bar ABAB- A is eight bars of a particular rhythm, B is something different or a bridge, so the song shifts from A to B and then A to B again. That be right?
so you're also saying "So What" by...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-24-2007, 12:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,120
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Shoes Advice

ballet shoes? haha, are you serious? might as well go barefoot, thats the first time ever i've heard such a thing
Forum: Drum Technique 11-23-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,610
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Starting Jazz, help!

never said i did..cant say i understand the implied meanings of certain terms throughout the whole book either, thats why im looking for a teacher : )
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,704
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Every drummer should be on here with a story

of all places there is humour in everything.,
i remember 2 years back when i did my first show in a school assembly, when shown to the school drum set(this was during practice) i had quite a shock....
Forum: Drum Technique 11-23-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,610
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Starting Jazz, help!

i kind of get what you mean about -"just stop counting (lazy m-f-ers), but with people you play with on a regular basis, or if you tell the guys at the jam "hey, I'm soloing in time - keep counting...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,433
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Street Drumming

by the way tak22thegoat, are you asking this because you're considering street performing in japan>?
Forum: Drum Technique 11-23-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,120
Posted By Slazaar
Re: Shoes Advice

normally simple leather shoes with flat soles would be good,timberland would be a good choice, otherwise those simple ones that you can get from malls like k-mart, but they wont last as long; they...
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