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Forum: General Discussion Today, 04:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 781
Posted By GeoB
Re: Cover Band Drummists - How accurate are you?

We almost never, almost never... cover anything exactly. You can tell what we're doing but we will turn anything into something else. So my answer is no. I don't have the time but I like to play. ...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By GeoB
Re: Did Ringo Scream About Blisters On His Fingers???

I always like listening to Hi-Fi over stereophonic and then suddenly you were hard pressed to find a Hi-Fi or Mono record on the shelves.

That said when the hounds went from left ear through...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 04:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 633
Posted By GeoB
Re: "Play something." What do you play?

Hmmm....

When the Levee Breaks...

Some Stubblefield

Some groove thing I'm working on....

If it's female I ask to dance and inspire me....
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,191
Posted By GeoB
Re: Completely out of touch old fart irrelevant opinion - but,

Some are actual sound designers and others are sample manipulators....
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By GeoB
Re: Tempo comfort zones

I do like the heartbeat tempos. I think subliminally the listeners dig it too. I think they become entranced by that heartbeat connection.

When going into a fast boom-chic I just HAVE to slide...
Forum: Drums 09-17-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By GeoB
Re: Keller Maple Shells

This will be no help whatsoever.

3-ply.

To my ears better resonance and more tonality in 3-ply. It's old school I know. But I really dig that sound in a kit.
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 610
Posted By GeoB
Forum: Drums 09-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By GeoB
Re: Anyone prefer standard depth?

Having several depths I find that they all differ in characteristics and I use them all on occasion. The 6.5 is handily mounted therefore it gets the most use.
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,191
Posted By GeoB
Re: Completely out of touch old fart irrelevant opinion - but,

Ridicule? Ignorance? Now that is funny...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By GeoB
Re: should I jam with a big band???

I was gonna mention the charts... 20 pieces need to be on the same page. How? With charts of course.

The title of this thread struck me as humorous... "jamming" with a big band.

I played...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 731
Posted By GeoB
Re: Anger, dismay and confusion

I learned long ago... playbacks can be humbling experiences.
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,370
Posted By GeoB
Re: Rant: Who's in charge at Gibraltar??

There is probably only one hi-hat clutch to use. That really stands up and out performs all others.

And since I don't use them I wouldn't know.
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 610
Posted By GeoB
Re: Going on Tour would like some advice!

An apple a day... buy a bag at the grocery. Stay away from grease... don't eat Kim Chee if you anticipate bodily contact after the gig.
Forum: Drums 09-15-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By GeoB
Re: an epiphany

AND.... it takes half the time to tune!
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,191
Posted By GeoB
Re: Completely out of touch old fart irrelevant opinion - but,

Wow.... Unbelievable

Do you actually think that a conductor merely walks in off the street into an orchestral rehearsal hall seeking employment and asks "do you want to audition my baton waving...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,191
Posted By GeoB
Re: Completely out of touch old fart irrelevant opinion - but,

It won't be long and HD's or SS's are all going to be outdated and we'll be using high capacity flash technology. It's already out there. Medical imaging has been using flash for about a year...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,191
Posted By GeoB
Re: Completely out of touch old fart irrelevant opinion - but,

BS, most of those cats were union & they worked in orchestra pits at theatrical stages/houses which is where the movies were shown. "Movie theaters" didn't exist until later.
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By GeoB
Re: Joe Sample Dies

That there is a sad piece of news.

Rest in Peace Joe and may the Sample family be comforted during this time of mourning.
Good memories a beautiful legacy and many people who were richly blessed...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By GeoB
Re: How do you feel about buying used records?

There sure was a lot more control back before all this technological stuff started happening... the only problem was that the suits had all the control and made the lion's share of the profits. I...
Forum: Drums 09-13-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,668
Posted By GeoB
Re: Which wrap for my new Ludwig Classic Maple?

BO Oyster would look really cool out in the desert. BTW... I dig your blog.

And in the interest of the subject at hand....

I have always been partial to silver sparkle or even champagne...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,646
Posted By GeoB
Re: Drummers that can't tune drums.

I use a torque wrench to get to where the proper tension is the same on all lugs and dependent on each drums particular diameter. This brings them up and in the ballpark whence I fine tune from...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-13-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By GeoB
Re: Hand Pain

I am not a hand specialist but I've been to a few for my battles with tendonitis.

Anyway, YouTube has some Thomas Pridgen vids in which he describes his hand positions etc...

One of the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By GeoB
Re: Upcoming Concerts You Will Be Attending

I'm waiting for Dirty Loops to come to Virginia... yeah, like that's ever gonna happen.

Once in a blue moon I make it back to my old haunts in DC and stop into a favorite dining spot and listen to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,128
Posted By GeoB
Re: Ain't no more fun...

I went through a lot of this for 11 years at a church and I finally pulled a smooth transition (exit strategy) to another smaller church that had musicians who are well versed in many styles and it...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,199
Posted By GeoB
Re: Bo rants!

Did the guitarist end up playing it the way the electric bassist wanted? Yes?

I wasn't there... but I do play a lot of bass (upright and extended range) and there have been many projects where...
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