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Forum: Drums 10-22-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,901
Posted By paracor
Re: Legit DW? tube lugs?

I wouldn't know if this one is legit but DW does offer tube lugs, it's just that few people chose it.
check this out for exemple :...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,715
Posted By paracor
Re: sheet music resource

sheep music? :) here it is : http://www.sheepmusic.info/
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,593
Posted By paracor
Re: Covering up bass drum logo

sad but true indeed.
Guitars sure don't have as much space for huge logos as we do, but look at double bass, pianos etc... they have a lot more room than we do, but they don't look like a giant...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,593
Posted By paracor
Re: Covering up bass drum logo

I also think endorsment is the most likely reason to cover it up.
But I personnaly hate this huge brand logo thing. When I got my sonor kit, it came with this black reso head sporting a huge sonor...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,456
Posted By paracor
Re: When auditioning, keep it simple.

This is very true, I've been through a few auditions (not that many though) and always kept it simple and I got the "job" (I'm putting job between quotes because it was not pro auditions) almost each...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-20-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,216
Posted By paracor
Re: Drum Notation Question

yeah you're right agostini is very widespread in france. The method is pretty good, a bit old school but you can learn a lot from it.
So I guess if german books also write above the line maybe it's...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-20-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,216
Posted By paracor
Re: Drum Notation Question

I noticed that a lot of european books write it on the line (like the agostini method books) and a lot of american books write it above the line. I personnaly prefer it on the line but it's probably...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,740
Posted By paracor
Re: Kick-snare-tom drummers

The stray cats drummer (Slim jim phantom) has a similar setup (bass drum, snare & floor). And he plays standing up.
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,488
Posted By paracor
Re: Tempo question that's bugging me

well maybe the song is in half time, so the backbeat would be on 3. I don't quite recall what helter skelter sounds like I'll listen to it later on.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,310
Posted By paracor
Re: Drumming in Paris

oh and by the way the place where I practice is not in paris, it's in the suburbs. It's easier to find such places there.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,310
Posted By paracor
Re: Drumming in Paris

Hi,

I'll give you my email adress trhough private message if you have more questions.

personally i used to practice in one of thoses studios until I found a place that has been furnished by a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,310
Posted By paracor
Re: Drumming in Paris

Not any that I know of but most rehearsal studios offer either drum booths or special price for rehearsal studios when a drummer comes on his own (I don't know if what I just said was very clear :D )...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,310
Posted By paracor
Re: Drumming in Paris

finding a place to set up your own kit in paris really is a pain. The easiest way is to rent a rehearsal booth by the hour with a kit included. otherwise you can find few places you can rent where...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-13-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,602
Posted By paracor
Re: Need help with practicing Stone's Stick Control

well you've noticed your mistake so you're already half way there (don't know if that means anything at all in english :D )
accenting the downbeat is not a bad thing if you're doing so on purpose,...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-07-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,976
Posted By paracor
Re: Bahiao (kind of a paradiddle groove)

this might be a stupid question, but when you say :
-So, you play one hand in the ride, and the other one in the hihat.
and then you talk about hitting the snare on left... when do you actually use...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-23-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,774
Posted By paracor
Re: Right Handed Drumming, Kick on Left Foot

I used the kit builder from the dw website, just type "kit builder" in google and it the 1st link.
It might be a fun setup to try indeed. looks kinda weird, but personnaly I always liked a weird...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-23-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,774
Posted By paracor
Re: Right Handed Drumming, Kick on Left Foot

something like this :
http://img386.imageshack.us/img386/7651/testsetupnl6.jpg
of course you'd need to make it suit your taste but maybe it'd work :)
Forum: Drum Technique 07-23-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,774
Posted By paracor
Re: Right Handed Drumming, Kick on Left Foot

oh sorry I missed that part about the floor tom
how about the rack toms? because you can always use a left handed setup but put your floor tom on the right of the hihat.

how about having your...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-23-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,774
Posted By paracor
Re: Right Handed Drumming, Kick on Left Foot

you might wanna try playing a left handed kit setup but open handed.
Daniel Humair, one of the greatest french drummer plays this way, you might wanna check him out. He has his kick on left foot...
Forum: Drums 07-17-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By paracor
Re: What is this called

I think you should contact the pearl customer care (probably through their website) with this picture, they'll tell you if you can order this part and how much it cost.
I have no clue about its...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-16-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,181
Posted By paracor
Re: Left Hand Uselessness

yeah no worries, everyone has this problem at first with the weaker hand, it's a natural thing when one's not ambidextrous. It'll come in time keep on working on it (don't forget to also work on your...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,048
Posted By paracor
Re: Playing songs by ear.

I'm afraid you're looking for a magical reciepe here, but that doesn't exist. When you can't figure out a part of a song you can only listen to it over & over again and keep trying until you do...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,557
Posted By paracor
Re: looking for Drum Notation Software (not the usual stuff)

lilypond is free and you can write scores in a percussion/drum clef. But it's a real pain to use this software...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,027
Posted By paracor
Re: Online German Drum Stores

I've ordered very often from Thomann or MusicStore and they're both great stores. Fast reliable and good value (for european standards at least).
Musik produktiv is also pretty good but I'm not sure...
Forum: Drums 03-14-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,576
Posted By paracor
Re: Drums Outside Overnight

yes your drums should be fine, I've done that lots of times and my drums are perfectly fine.
You might want to hide them away though if possible, a friend of mine plays in a classical quartet and...
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