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Forum: Drums 05-01-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By bearblastbeats
Want new drum sound and reconfig... Again...

Well, I'm kind of in the market again to try new drums in different sizes and what have you..

Current Set up:
1970's Ludwig 14/18/24 with a 14" Supraphonic
14" K Hi hats
20" K Ride (used as...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

Well for that list.

1. the music to me isn't terrible. I've played in all types of grind/doom/sludge/tech/metal and what have you bands.

2. Not sure what you mean by hang, as in maybe hang out?...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By bearblastbeats
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

After listening to their stuff for the past two days, It's begun to really grow on me. I am actually pretty stoked to have this opportunity and still be able to do my other stuff on the side.

This...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

I weighed out my options and talked to the guys.

At their age, they have families and jobs so touring would be a once a year thing a week or two at most..

I can get behind that.

They are...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

After speaking with him it seems it. I just don't think I'm interested in playing that style of music anymore.
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By bearblastbeats
Being offered a position you don't really want, but could be an experience?

I was emailed earlier by a guitarist from this Sludge/Doom band named Grief. He and fellow band mates formed a new band called "Come to Grief" named after Grief's century media release in 1994. Which...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: How to make my vintage ludwig sound better

Well, I don't know but after I played this past weekend the kit sounded better.

I may be just insatiable sometime and think I need to fix everything.


There are two concert toms that have the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: How to make my vintage ludwig sound better

The whole thing really is just, I don't play them as high as I used to so setting the toms lower I need it more to the left and its just getting really uncomfortable as well.

This is the kit when...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By bearblastbeats
How to make my vintage ludwig sound better

Hello All,

It's been quite some time since I have posted last.

I've been playing my fathers 1970's Ludwig Octaplus with triple flanged hoops. 14/18/24

The kit is in pretty decent shape and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Sold my gear, to buy a car, to get to work, to buy more gear...

Yay!

I called the shop and since I've been doing business with them since they opened they agreed to sell me back all my gear only at 10% if i do it within 30 days.

so THAT'S cool!
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By bearblastbeats
Sold my gear, to buy a car, to get to work, to buy more gear...

Unfortunately I had severe car problems resulting in me having to sell off my brand new Yamaha stage custom :/

I then also had to sell off all my pedals, stands, and cymbals. :(

Good thing I...
Forum: Drums 06-21-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By bearblastbeats
Financial woes

I just recently bought that beautiful Yamaha Stage Custom in the Honey finish with my tax return.

Well, after the past few months of really bad Jeep problems, I am forced to consider selling it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By bearblastbeats
Andrew WK to break drum record! 24-hours traight

http://www.wheb.com/articles/rock-news--104648/andrew-wk-attempting-to-break-drumming-11403160/


Discuss
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,599
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Music you don't listen to anymore...

This is how I feel ATM. I'm pretty bored with my iPod (12000+ songs) and have re-opened my Pandora account and take advantage of the Shuffle button for the stations. The Passion Pit radio station has...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,599
Posted By bearblastbeats
Music you don't listen to anymore...

When I was first starting out drumming, I would always play along to my old punk/hardcore/metal bands. (Blood for Blood, Agnostic Front, Dying Fetus, Pig Destroyer... Even some older Green Day ha)
I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,817
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: How far are you willing to travel for practice

Tons of god insight, but I just dont think it pans out to travel for free.. Even when I was playing in a band regularly and having to travel all over NE, it definitely takes a toll.

Last...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,817
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: How far are you willing to travel for practice

Yea true..

I practice in my living room. and I live in the biggest city in the state, manchester, nh. The thing is that most people my age are just wanting to play generic metal and or hardcore.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,817
Posted By bearblastbeats
How far are you willing to travel for practice

Whenever I look through the CL to see if bands are needing drummers... most of the ones I would concider are always towns away averaging an hour one way.

Would you travel an hour, to practice with...
Forum: Drums 05-09-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Less is more.. or more for fun?

Well yea, I have played bigger kits. I used to have a big head about how I played in a techish metal band while only playing a three piece (chris pennie influenced).

Lately though I stopped...
Forum: Drums 05-08-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By bearblastbeats
Less is more.. or more for fun?

I've been using a trap kit with one crash one ride and a set of hats now for most of my time behind the kit.

I always felt I could do more with it and be able to play my parts no matter how simple...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,182
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: I have to tell somebody!

I'll add some of my fave prog:

Sleeping People - People Staying Awake
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQ89-zHx3Qo

Russian Circles - 309
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtpFOBJA7O8

Irepress...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
DWI
Views: 1,305
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: DWI

I totally agree about not having too much... when I was younger I didn't care and just got hammered.

Funny story about my dad, he used to get so smashed that when he went to go do a drum roll, he...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
DWI
Views: 1,305
Posted By bearblastbeats
DWI

Drumming while intoxicated..

I do enjoy to have a few adult beverages to get the rock juices flowing.

I know some bands are notorious for being huge booze hounds, but I don't function to well...
Forum: Drums 04-17-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 601,007
Posted By bearblastbeats
Re: Yamaha Drums

Oh yea definitely. A lot lighter, more precise, easier to move around. I bought soft bag cases for easy transportation. I'm going to just connect the RT to the boom stand on my crash like I used to...
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