Thread: Matt Tong
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Old 09-03-2007, 03:03 AM
freehandstyle freehandstyle is offline
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Default Re: Matt Tong

He's actually half British and half Chinese.
I read an interview of him in a Hong Kong trend magazine which he said so.

Anyways, he's definitely one of my inspiration for drumming as his drumming is very creative and interesting. I must say that the album A Weekend in the City is a waste of his talent as he resorted back to the traditional pop/rock drumming. All the creativity and unique drumming in Silent Alarm is gone! The thing I like about their first album is that almost every song has a different beat to it.

Some might consider his drumming too busy, but if everybody does the same old thing, it wouldn't be interesting wouldn't it? :)

Though, i heard from a few people that has seen Matt live says that he goes offbeat at times during the concert? Anyone elaborate on that?
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