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Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 611
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Things guitarist tell drummers to do...

Well, synced up in the sense that they have to sound like a single drummer. If one guy plays ahead of the beat and the other plays behind, it would sound pretty awful. If I were to attempt this with...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 611
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Things guitarist tell drummers to do...

There's a great segment from the Foo Fighters documentary series that aired last year (Sonic Highways) where they record one of their songs in a kind of similar manner. Taylor plays the drums and...
Forum: Drummers 07-31-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 25,247
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Tommy Aldridge

Time to bump this with the latest Tommy video posted on Drummerworld:
http://www.drummerworld.com/Videos/tommyaldridgeyamaha.html

Hes just putting on an absolute clinic of power rock drumming....
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Playing the cymbals softer than the drums.

I've had experiences with the same problem for sure. It's something I try to practise and get better at, but most of the time the adrenaline of a gig situation takes over and I beat the living crap...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 745
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Snare sound with Hot Rods?

Yeah, with rods I find that you pretty much have to rimshot to get any sort of decent snare sound. Of course, this kills the rods much quicker, so I generally go for plastic rods to get a bit more...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,753
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Why do groupies like to borrow my sticks all the time?

As soon as I saw the thread topic, I knew someone had linked to that reddit post :D
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 899
Posted By Naigewron
Re: How do you hear it all?

As long as I get some kick drum, guitar and vocals I'm generally fine. The bass will rumble enough to be heard on stage, and the rest of the kit is plenty loud enough from where I sit.

Getting a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,900
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Playing Live With a Metronome

Well that's simply not true in any way, shape or form. I'm fairly sure you're just trolling now.

Keeping time is absolutely a skill that can be learned and improved by practising with a metronome...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Show your drumming "battle scars"?

Don't have any pics, but here's a list of my various mishaps (at least the ones I can remember)

Reasonably common injuries, happen every now and then:

- Whack myself in the eye with a stick....
Forum: Drums 05-22-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Gurus played hard!

Was not expecting Jay Postones to be hiding behind that link. Very pleasantly surprised; he's an absolute monster player (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Db-kdxlb9Mo).

Kit sounds amazing (of...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,900
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Playing Live With a Metronome

I always play locked down to a click track, since we play with prerecorded and/or preprogrammed sequences live.

It's a double-edged sword. On one hand, it's nice to delegate the tempo to a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,795
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Forum demographic

ASL, wanna cyber?
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,139
Posted By Naigewron
Re: What is your drum setup pet peeve?

For what it's worth, he is 40 ;)
That clip is a couple of years old though.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col_Hatchman
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,795
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Forum demographic

Wouldn't be hard to set up a survey through one of the survey tool sites online. Someone should get on that :D

But since people are posting here:
Location: Bergen, Norway
Age:34
Status:...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,139
Posted By Naigewron
Re: What is your drum setup pet peeve?

I think I've found the most pet peeves combined in one kit:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdOTkRllJi8

- The most obvious one is the hihat up in the stratosphere (must be a custom stand)
-...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,139
Posted By Naigewron
Re: What is your drum setup pet peeve?

Kits that are too spaced out.

And also, awkward pedal angles and positions (http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122743)
Forum: Drum Technique 04-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Mike Mangini's 'The Grid' DVD - does explain the shiver technique?

That's crazy talk! If I can't watch a YouTube video about a technique and then instantly play it when I try it, there's something wrong with the technique.
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,340
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Can you read sheet music?

I can read music, but it's been at least 15 years since I used it actively (playing piano and in marching bands). I'm guessing that I'm nowhere near as fluent as I used to be (especially if I were to...
Forum: Drummers 04-10-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Matt Sorum

Great drummer, with a lot more chops than most people give him credit for.



He didn't; it was Axl's idea. Mike Portnoy (in one of his many social media snafus) commented on it once, and Matt...
Forum: Drums 03-26-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,823
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Snare Drum made from Seamless Stainless Steel Pipe

Holy crap! As someone who mostly plays fly-in gigs, I can't even imagine trying to use that beast live :)

Looks very cool, I'd love to have a go on it.
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 899
Posted By Naigewron
Re: What would be your drummer nickname?

"Who". Because after gigs, people always seem to wonder "Who's that sweaty guy trying to look cool by hanging with that band that just played?"

The joys of sitting in the dark at the back of the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Mounting a Personal Mixer behind the Kit

Don't have any pics, but I use a Meinl Large Percussion table (clamped to either a cymbal stand or my hihat stand).

I've covered the tray in velcro, so the mixer and DI box I have there stays...
Forum: Drums 03-24-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,823
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Snare Drum made from Seamless Stainless Steel Pipe

This project sounds a lot like a snare that I briefly played with; it was also made from a solid piece of steel pipe. It was one of the snares available in a studio where I recorded, but I ended up...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,329
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Hi-Hats: Tight or loose????

Not super-sloshy, but it needs to have a fair bit of movement. If the clutch is too tight, it just feels and sounds really bad when playing them open.
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,187
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Drummers you thought sucked,but...

Few guys can hold down those pounding 4th/8th/16th note chugging bass line grooves like Michael Anthony. Before Sammy Hagar replaced David Lee Roth, he was also by far the best singer in the band.
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