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Forum: Drum Technique 01-23-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 621
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Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Red hot women and ice cold beer!
Forum: Drummers 10-15-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 92,394
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Meg White

Meg White is the perfect drummer for the White Stripes.
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,175
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: for Beatles fans and Ringo knockers!

The best Beatles tribute ever !.....The Fab Faux are brilliant. Any drummer that knocks Ringo just doesn't get it.
Forum: Drums 04-14-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,034
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: dw Classics Series

I played one in a drumshop. They sounded really good. They were , 12tt, 14ft, 16ft ,22bd ,14sd in white marine pearl. They had $8500. on them. Good drums but not that good. For that sort of money you...
Forum: Drums 04-14-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: any help with (tama) would be awesome

Tama Superstar kits are ok but you would be far better off getting a used Starclassic kit.The Starclassics are fantastic! Much better drums than the superstars.You can get a good used starclassic...
Forum: Drummers 03-12-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,066
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Brann Dailor

I saw mastodon and Brann Dailor live earlier this year. I was right up the front so I got a good view of him playing and checked his kit out also. He is an amazing drummer. He blew me away with his...
Forum: Drummers 03-11-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,826
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Chris Cester

Chris is a solid drummer that has listened to a lot of Ringo's playing ,which suits Jet's music perfectly. Chris Rocks!
Forum: Drums 02-14-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Mid Range Rock Shells

If you go used, you will get a better kit. Tama Starclassics sell for reasonable prices s/h and they are a professional kit. The B/B kits sound fantastic and are built to last. Good luck.
Forum: Drummers 01-03-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,886
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Brian Downey

I Love Brian's playing on Live and dangerous - best live album IMO. I was lucky enough to see Thin Lizzy in "82 on their Renegage Tour - San Sebastion Spain. Amazing live band!!!!!!!! What a night.
Forum: Drummers 01-03-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 92,394
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Meg White

Meg White is a great drummer! She plays without a bass player. She has great feel! She plays for the song (not herself) and do you think Jack White ( also a good drummer ) would make music with...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,655
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Growing old is getting old

I am in my late 40s and I am enjoying my drumming more than when I was a kid. I play rock, blues and folk and it's all fun. I don't hit as hard as when I was a kid but I know how to get a sound out...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,771
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Cymbal Angles !!

It all comes down to personal preference. It doesn't matter what angle a drummer has their cymbals at. Just as long as the drummer is having fun.
I like my cymbals angled towards me but I like the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,180
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Hey guys, I am thinking about setting up a clinic for disadvantaged kids...

Hey good for you man. I think it is a great idea. Sounds to me that you are all most there. Get your friend involved as he already has experience working with people that have a disability. You...
Forum: Drums 07-07-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,690
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Tama starclassic or superstar hyperdrive ?

The Starclassics are HEAPS better than the Superstars! There is no comparison. Go for the Starclassics , they sound great. You will have to sell the superstars when you grow out of them anyway. Tama...
Forum: Drums 07-07-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,109
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: tama starclassic maple snare drum-help

Go into a store and try both of the drums. The one that sounds the best to you is the one for you. The G maple is more expensive than the starclassic. It has a thicker shell and an abalone inlay...
Forum: Drums 06-24-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: best kit for the money?

I can't speak for the PDP or Mapex but I have the Tama Starclassic B/B in Gold Crush Sparkle. I love the kit, it sounds amazing live, in the studio and at home. You cannot go wrong with the...
Forum: Drums 06-23-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,173
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: My New GMS Light Blue Pearlescent fall to Natural Pearlescent Grand Master Kit

Nice setup Man! Very classy. What is the snare it looks real nice?
Forum: Drums 06-19-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,199
Posted By Crusto 62
Psyhco City Drums. What are they like?

Does any body know anything about Psycho City Drums from Detroit?. Has anybody played some or know somebody who owns some? I have seen their myspace page and a review in Modern Drummer and that was...
Forum: Drums 06-13-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,741
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Gretsch Maple for Gretsch Cat. Jazz

Give your smaller toms a holiday and play your kit as a 4 piece. Then you won't have to swap. They say a change is as good as a holiday. I don't know who they are but you can't go wrong with a good 4...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,911
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Advice needed (tour or not)

Go to L.A man! Follow your dream. Your only young, money is not important , keep the momentum going. In a few short years you will have established your self in the scene there. Then you will be able...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,420
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Traits of good drummers

I think what the drummer looks like has nothing to do with it, ie; hair etc. The most important thing is Feel. Great drummers always have Groove.eg Steve Gadd. If it doesn't feel good then you may...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-19-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,677
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Explain a few things to me...

Practice your single strokes to a metronome. Slow at first and don't increase the speed until your single strokes are smooth and even. This is best done on your practice pad first and you can apply...
Forum: Drums 05-14-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,346
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Duct Tape on toms

Never ever use Gaff /duct tape on on any of your drums. If you learn how to tune them you will never have a problem. Don't let sound engineers put tape on them either. Any ring or overtones the drums...
Forum: Drums 05-14-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,384
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: $1000 to spend, which do I get

Go to your local drum store and tell them what you are after and try both of them out. If it means driving a couple of hours because they don't stock one of the brands do it. Go and play the kits, it...
Forum: Drums 05-06-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By Crusto 62
Re: Yamaha Musashi or Pearl Free Floater?

I have a Pearl 14 * 6.5 brass free floater that is a good snare for loud rock music recorded or live. I think the yamaha musahi snare would be a much more versatile drum, especially in the studio....
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