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Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,577
Posted By gbftats
Re: Sound Proofing my shed

Thanks for the great advice, i will definently get that book. Also the closest neighbor is probably 50 yard or so.
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,577
Posted By gbftats
Sound Proofing my shed

I have a wooden shed Id like to turn into a practice room. It doesnt need to be totally sound proof, but simply knock the sound down so the neighbors cant hear it. Any help on this project would be...
Forum: Drums 09-02-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 922
Posted By gbftats
Smiley Drums?

Im sure a few of you have seen his videos on stave drum building. Im not sure if he sells his stuff, but if so has anyone on here played one of his snares/kits? I have heard that the thick shells...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-25-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,389
Posted By gbftats
Re: Notes for tuning drums

I have played guitar for many years before switching to drums. I had this idea that i wanted to tune my drums to notes... What i came to find is it really doesnt work that way. Your drum will sing at...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,417
Posted By gbftats
Re: making faces when playing

I make faces, everyone i know makes faces.. except for garabaldi, wtf? How does he do it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us7yp6RqBaM&feature=search
Forum: Drum Technique 08-21-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,703
Posted By gbftats
Re: Open Handed Fill Question

Yes if, you crash on one right hand lead is fine. The way i was mentioning it there was no crash. In reality i think most people would end a fill on the crash though.

Open handed playing is just...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-19-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,703
Posted By gbftats
Re: Open Handed Fill Question

I have been playing drum set off an on for a few years, really started focusing on it this last year. I have played cross sticked the whole time, traditional and matched grip. I have recently started...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-18-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,703
Posted By gbftats
Open Handed Fill Question

I have been working on the open handed technique but simple fills are tripping me up.

Playing open handed makes your left hand the lead, so to keep it simple, lets say your doing 2 single strokes...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-03-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By gbftats
Re: Open-Handed Technique

yes that is a great aspect of playing open, you ever have to drop the grove when doing small tom fills
Forum: Drum Technique 08-02-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By gbftats
Re: Open-Handed Technique

the thing that first that made me want to try it was just curiosity, also watching drummers like billy cobham. Once i started trying it (about a week ago) it was amazing how awkward it felt. Not to...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-30-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By gbftats
Open-Handed Technique

How many of you people use open handed technique? Billy Cobham is by far my favorite drummer, although i have never tried this technique it has an appeal!
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,771
Posted By gbftats
Re: Drum kit setup

i went ahead and moved the mounted tom a little to left to make more of a triangular pattern between the snare and floor tom. Seems to do the trick. I started picking up traditional grip because it...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,771
Posted By gbftats
Drum kit setup

I have been playing my tama kit as a 4 piece with traditional grip. I notice since i have switched to this grip that the hat position that feels comfortable is too close to the snare to make good...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-10-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,182
Posted By gbftats
Re: What is good technique?

i have been practicing traditional grip.. watching my hands in a mirror. I notice my right hand rebounds a bit higher then my left. Is this technically something i should work out?
Forum: Drum Technique 07-10-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,182
Posted By gbftats
What is good technique?

What are the essential things to keep track of while practicing stick technique?
Forum: Drum Technique 07-09-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,786
Posted By gbftats
traditional grip help

i dont have a teacher, so i have been trying to learn traditional grip via youtube. There are so many videos its hard to really get a feel for what is good technique. I notice minor changes in the...
Forum: Drums 06-26-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By gbftats
Re: Tama Drum Q's

Ok i found out that they are 6ply Philippine Mahogany. I think im just going to slowly buy blank keller maple shells and swap out hardware from this kit as money allows.
Forum: Drums 06-26-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By gbftats
Tama Drum Q's

I have a tama swingstar i picked up used a while back. all the bearing edges are true, and there is really no damage to the drums. Im trying to find specs on the shells to compare against higher...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,407
Posted By gbftats
stoose

I have been working more on rudiments and fundamental drumming more then i have just jamming around the kit. I had the first "jam" session with my buddy since i have been taking this new approach,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,756
Posted By gbftats
Re: Applied Rudiments

I see what you guys are saying. When I play i dont think about rudiments, i just feel the music. It sounds good, but im very limited. I like the idea of working rudiments out in a musical fashion...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,756
Posted By gbftats
Applied Rudiments

I was watching a drum clinic Billy Cobham hosted, and one of the people in the audience asked billy how much of what he plays is rudiments. He replied "90%".

For some of the drummer on this forum...
Forum: Drums 06-16-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By gbftats
70's Custom Snare

My father in law gave me this snare last night, he had it built for him in the 70's. It has one of those strainers where you can tune each individual snare (What a headache). I cant remeber all the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By gbftats
Re: Snare ringing

larryace, i agree. I too am i huge fan of a wide open drum. My snare was problematic.
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By gbftats
Re: Snare ringing

the problem seemed to be the heads. I went down and picked up a coated ambassador for the top and a clear for the bottom. Man this thing sings now. completly brought my snare back to life. Now i have...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By gbftats
Re: Snare ringing

I was using Studio X heads, on my kit because i normall host practice in a small bedroom. The drums just felt to life less so i put some more opened up heads on it. The toms sound great but every...
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