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Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 834
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Always sounding bad when practicing

While on the road our guitar player bought a violin. We insisted he go outside to the cube van to practice.

Often I use my sound off's in my practice room (pads) for my wife's sake. I realize...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-13-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Solid and tight drumming

As background playing accompanying the band it was clean. But considering this is a drumming forum, I found it a little bland. I felt you could have turned on the aggression a notch, not a lot, but...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Rhythm section practice – a good way to improve the band’s time

A common mistake which I and others I have played with were guilty of. If you happen upon a gig with a really big stage, the first tendency is to spread out the set up. Unless you have a great...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Rhythm section practice – a good way to improve the band’s time

Over the course of 30+ years of live gigging I have done this, but more often than not, other people were not as committed as myself and it either would happen once or twice or not at all. Easier...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-12-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Bass Pedal Technique Help: Heel-Up

Just because you are tall does not mean you need to sit high. I have seen many tall drummers play with their upper leg pointing down at the kick at 20-30 degrees and what often happens is that they...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-12-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Re-training My foot? My pedal? Both?

Before jumping in to plug your lessons, might be an idea to actually read the OP's issue. It seems you are a little over anxious to self promote as opposed to honestly trying to help.
He clearly...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Stripping - drums & fills.

Andy, what kind of snare should I buy?..................

All time best thread starter in the whole world.
Forum: Drums 08-11-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Bearing edge recommendations

What Andy says about the inner cut is fact. How many ways can you market the same old stuff. Edges may help bring those old tubs to life, but you also may be disappointed. The edges are only but a...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,983
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Best drum teacher in youtube

I did the most of my apprenticing starting around 1980. I would hit the big bars on my nights not already booked or inbetween bands, which was not all that often. I played steady all through my 20's....
Forum: Drum Technique 08-11-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Problems with double bass groove(s)

Yes, being able to slow it down and play it and I mean snail slow, will allow your brain to accept where everything is supposed to fall. Playing slow like this is actually difficult in itself because...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By uniongoon
Re: My sense of time and accuracy sucks. How to practice?

Good question and topic for discussion. I have been playing a long time, my teens and 20's were one long run of 6 and 7 nights of gigging and now I am 50. I have struggled with sense of time, been...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,385
Posted By uniongoon
Re: once again.....

One thing I learned, just because the stage is large, it is generally a better idea to set up tight as a band. This was learned by doing it wrong many times. Guys tend to make use of a big stage and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Vinyl Wrappng

I did this kit in 3M vehicle wrap. You can get any photo laid onto the wrap which gives endless possibilities. Mine uses 3 separate photos of ice caves.
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Forum: Drum Technique 05-21-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,742
Posted By uniongoon
Re: A question for Dave Weckl..

I had that night in my phone as a reminder and I still missed it. Haven't seen Weckl since he did Toronto back in the late 90's.
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,173
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Anyone know how much touring drummers get paid?

ok , I will play. Only from personal experience. I haven't gigged in a year cause the market sucks so bad, but 2004 to 2012 was pretty consistent. $250-275 for a one nighter, usually a special event...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,173
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Anyone know how much touring drummers get paid?

Made more and played more in the 80's and 90's than I find is possible nowadays.

I used to play steady live 6-7 days a week.
With the anti smoking and drinking restrictions, the business just...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,773
Posted By uniongoon
Re: wire:Scorpions drummer jailed in Dubai

Herman Zee German Rarebell is not with Scorpions anymore I seem to recall reading that somewhere. 15-20 years ago I did some gigs with a Scorpions tribute band. It was the most boring playing I had...
Forum: Drums 05-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,884
Posted By uniongoon
Re: A kit to call my own, without starting a drum company

Great job making your old kit new again. I re-sprayed the clear on my Signia's not long ago, but have not done any photo's. While building a kit from scratch is a huge time consuming ordeal, I still...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,136
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Heuer Drums

I knew well before Vinnie was looking for a custom builder, I even had the opportunity to apply. I am kind of disappointed to learn Chris works or worked for Keller, and is simply a good...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,224
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Musicians who don't listen to music.

Reading all the comments caused me to think hard on this. I have gone through so many phases, from headphone lights out listening, to talk radio to catch a break when I was playing and practicing 7...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,076
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Drum stacking...

Will not "hurt" the heads whatsoever. Often I will kneel on a new head after I snug it on to the drum to help seat the head, sort of a pre-stretch. This does help to eliminate a lot of tweaking after...
Forum: Drums 05-01-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Latest Unix addition

Perfection. Love the whole combination, from the beaver tails to the single flange hoops.
Forum: Drums 05-01-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Craviotto 6.5x14 solid (Found at Pawn Shop)

It could be cherry. I would actually guess Cherry ahead of maple. Has a little smoother velvety texture, close to maple but a little softer wood.
Forum: Drums 05-01-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Craviotto 6.5x14 solid (Found at Pawn Shop)

That is your best score so far of all the snares you have acquired. The grain does not look like mahogany, looks more like maple with a stain, although odd they matched the interior, but seeing as it...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,773
Posted By uniongoon
Re: wire:Scorpions drummer jailed in Dubai

Our old keyboard player went there with his old band Yukon. You need to be pretty stupid to act up in any foreign country, especially one this foreign to us. He always said it was one of the coolest...
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