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Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,434
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Marching drummers

I marched through Junior high and HS, mostly snare, had one year on Bass. I then went probably about 4 years before I picked up sticks again, I got a Set while I was in the Marines, my old boss was...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,872
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Great new Mike Mangini commercial!

What a sellout...(grin)
Forum: Drum Technique 07-05-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,722
Posted By Flamacue
Re: fulcrum

Dave Weckl seems to disagree with your claim...

Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,127
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Take It Easy by The Eagles

I was going to argue with you, in that the measures sound like a cut time 2/4 (I think that's right), with one measure ending in 5/8, hence where everyone else is counting a 9/8 could still be...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-29-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,134
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Open Handed Technique

I remember when you first posted this, I was blown away, nice discovery, and thank you for sharing. I think it just fell under the radar is all...keep them coming...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,205
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Blisters.

Hard hitting isn't always the exact cause of blisters, itís more of a catalyst. Loose grips at friction points would be the real cause. If you're a hard hitter, try holding the sticks a little...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,603
Posted By Flamacue
Re: World's Fastest Drummer contest at 2007 Summer NAMM?

Is there not a web presance for this event?
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,551
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Video: JoJo Mayer - some prohibited beatz from Basel - Switzerland

I have a hard time believing that man is even human...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-22-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Frustration

I never used to think much of that warming up...I'd just jump on the set and go for a song or 10. I'd feel fatigue that I just figured was because I don't play enough, and just played through the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 92,827
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Small kit

I'll agree with both sides of the fence...however my personal preference is the more the merrier. It's more fun for me to create sounds and feels when I have more material options at my disposal. I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,673
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Just got the sack!

Communication was lacking...but then, they felt what they did was right for the band, and it's a tough break for you. Do you know how many world class drummer's have been cut from bands, only to go...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,838
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Anybody Marching This Season?

I havn't marched for almost 20 years...but I remember some of the times we had, and all the hard work we put in. Enjoy those times my friends...because when it's over, you'll have some very fond...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-30-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,223
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Playing Along

You need Sealed over the ear headphones, wireless is helpful also. These below are the one's my wife got me a while back, the best drumming headphones Iíve used to date. They also have an...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,382
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Playing before a famous band...

I just checked out the myspace page...damn, I was very impressed with the entire sound...I can't remember when a flute could rock like that since Jethro Tull...kick a$$! Great sound from the band. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,621
Posted By Flamacue
Re: making a living playing in a band full time

The best analogy I ever heard was when a guy was talking about up-and-coming basketball stars in HS and College, and their chances of actually playing professional ball in the NBA…there’s something...
Forum: Drums 05-29-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,924
Posted By Flamacue
Re: 2 Bad ass mofo

I still want to see pictures of this turning on the lathe!!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,584
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Drum Lesson Cancellations

When you're 15, things like this don't make much sense. Go out, start a business, and see how important a reliable income becomes...then you'll have a better appreciation for why a cancellation...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,584
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Drum Lesson Cancellations

I like the idea of charging them upfront for the week/month. In that if they refuse, you can simply refer them to the negligent attendance record, and you just want to be firm with a policy which...
Forum: Drums 05-25-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,790
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Still just don't get it.

Drums are not like a guitar, that has to be tuned frequently. Just tune them up too playable pitches, and check them out every once in awhile. Shouldn't take more than about 20 minute initially ...
Forum: Drums 05-25-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,790
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Still just don't get it.

I'm with you. I've been to several stores, and either they stack all the drums up, set them up on an elevated riser, or as you mentioned, leave them tuned like crap with crap heads. Like you said,...
Forum: Drums 05-25-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,869
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Full stave kit maple shell

I'm still waiting to see pictures of these thing on the lathe! Got to be a lot cooler then turning automobile drums!!!
Forum: Drums 05-25-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,335
Posted By Flamacue
Re: export, what the hell?!

I play on an export 7 piece with double kick...I got it used way back in the mid 90's, but without knowing I'm guessing they were already older. I wonder is there a way to find out when they were...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-24-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Practise at work?

For some people the lunch hour is there to unwind, gets them fresh for the rest of the day, if drumming loosens me up, that's gravy... I think you're also a bit over presumptuous about the...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-23-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,304
Posted By Flamacue
Re: Is this technique bad?

What are you talking about, the thumbs up grip? Hey, if the guy can play that fast with an unconventional grip, There's nothing wrong with that.

In fact, most tympani players use the thumbs up...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-16-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,847
Posted By Flamacue
Re: sticks breaking in the middle: wrong technique?

Have you ever seen the Ahead sticks? They're nylon the whole way down except the grip, even have nylon tips on the but end if you were to flip the sticks around. They come with replacement sheaths....
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