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Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD - WORLD'S FASTEST DRUMMER

Matt, It was my understanding that all Sam Ash's stores were doing it. Is the one near you not doing it? In Nashville they (about 10-15 miles north) are because I stopped by last week and checked it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2006, 04:09 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

I agee! Also stay tuned to WFD in Austin. It's rumored that Tim 'the missile' Yeung has been working out and may go for the record. Tim Waterson is the current record holder, but word is 'the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD - WORLD'S FASTEST DRUMMER

DB now that's some funny stuff! Matt, as you probably well know because you are heavily involved in WFD that this whole 'dying fad' thing has been going on for years now. I remember some 4-5 years...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Double Bass

I was reading back through this entire thread and just rediscovered this post. two things jumped out at me.

1. You may be correct in your choice of fastest DB player with Travis see...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

Great post! Pretty much sums it up!

TD
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: stefan khacheturian and the wfd

Stefan, nice post. Someone may have already answered you on this, BUT YES! you can buy the drumometer in England and all over the UK. See www.drummerbuzz.com As you said Ed Freitas is the guy in the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

Here's a link to Wired magazine story about Tim 'The Missile' Yeung winning the Battle of the Feet at WFD World Finals see
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.05/posts.html?pg=2

'Fastest Feet...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2006, 04:16 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
WFD on MTV, Wired Magazine and CBS News!

Hey gang, wanted to give you a heads up on some WFD news. I just completed a recap of the WFD piece on MTV featuring Johnny Rabb which can be seen at...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD UpDate UK and more!

"to achieve the goal of getting from A to B it is not necessary to be a formula one driver."

Maybe I misread you, but I thought in earlier posts you were trying to say formula one drivers didn't...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD UpDate UK and more!

finnhiggens, No, what I'm simply asking is "how could someone play 1000 single strokes in a minute without not only learning, but yet 'MASTERING' the fundamentals?"

To prove your point, name me 5...
Forum: Drummers 04-23-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,064
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: The Truth about Art Verdi

Of course Art can groove, play or whatever, just as Dale Jr. can drive a passenger car. This would never even be a question and quite frankly no one would even know who either were if they were not...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD UpDate UK and more!

Your falsely is in "how could someone play 1000 single strokes in a minute without not only learning, but yet 'MASTERING' the fundamentals?"

To prove your point, name me 5 examples in the world...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD UpDate UK and more!

"and worse you have Art seemingly saying quite clearly that he feels that improving your technique IN AND OF ITSELF improves your range of ideas. I'm really not sure what the basis for that is, and I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2006, 08:39 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

"I think the bad thing is when people become totally consumed in speed and use it just to be speedy."

Speed is only a result, a derivative. It does not exist on it's own. Only a result of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD UpDate UK and more!

"fast-for-the-sake-of-fast"

Dude, I'm so sorry, but there is no such thing. Speed or ‘fast’ is only a result, a derivative. Sorry, but it does not exist as in your above context.

TD
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD UpDate UK and more!

Most people probably don't realize how far reaching the WFD really is or just how much it has grown. For example, just this week alone, Boo has assigned me to do a video mention of the new article in...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2006, 07:55 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD UpDate UK and more!

"In fact there are alot of big names who have gotten on a drumometer and have been shocked to find they were not nearly as fast as they thought."

No truer words have ever been spoken!

TD
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 62,102
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: WFD UpDate UK and more!

The debate you and Matt are having is no doubt one of the most intelligent WFD conversations ever held on a message board and I commend both of you on each of your individual strengths,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

"ROMAINE THE MIGHTY ORIFIST" Tim thanks, This dude is awesome! Definitely a contender for WFD. Do you know if he's going to compete any time soon?

Man, I got so mad at all this anti WFD 'stuff'...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2006, 02:16 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

HAHA! Tim great post as always. "I would say DEREK is somewhat of a genious (sic) when it comes to triggers!"? "he wanted to prove the drumometer could be fooled"? PROBABLY!

You know these guys...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2006, 03:58 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

'but now he does not care about SPEED anymore".LOL

Now that maybe the funniest thing ever written on any forum or message board. LOL

Truly Amazing!

TD
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2006, 03:42 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

Tim, great post. You are truly the WFD diplomat. Yes Derek did submit videos to WFD as a new World Record. Did he know how to set up triggers or make the Drumometer spike and cause false triggering...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2006, 08:44 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

I just found this video here on DW if you want to see what WFD Battle of the Feet is really about check out Tim Yeung's winning run at http://youtube.com/watch?v=sMOj9tHdhhY&search=Tim%20Yeung
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

Symbolic, I never said "speed is the only thing that matters about drums" Ok? In fact out of all the '10's of 1000's' of WFD threads I have strained to read, no one has ever said "speed is the only...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 77,935
Posted By ThomasDee
Re: Fastest Double Bass Player?

Very good post, yes by all means make sure there are no overtones double triggering your kick drum. Run some test like real solid 5's or 4's. Like do 5 sets of 4's and see if drumometer goes to 20...
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