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Old 10-01-2009, 11:31 PM
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Default Re: Drummer's kryptonite?

Originally Posted by Banzai View Post
My Kriptonyte is bad monitoring, I get incredibly nervous when I can't hear my the other players.
Oh yeah, that's kryptonite! Poor acoustics hurt too.

In my 2nd band when I was in my teens we played in a band competition in a community town hall. The guitarist started a song and the hall's sound was so washed out that I couldn't make out a single note - just this loud BRRRMMMMM. I was supposed to come in after 4 bars and was panicking because I coouldn't make out a single defined note!

So I guessed it. What else could I do? I'm pretty sure I guessed wrong, but after a while everyone must have made the necessary adjustments. We ended up winning third prize, I suspect, because our singer hurled himself against a wall :)
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