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Old 06-20-2010, 03:56 PM
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Default Re: A Little bit of Theory

I'm not a metal drummer but I learned a long time ago that People hear what they see.

I always try to make contact with the audience.
I will acknowledge people from the throne as I play.

The key is to just make a one or two-second contact with the person that you are looking at and then move on to the next target.
Then go back to looking down or something for a while until it is time to look up and do the contact thing again.

Sometimes if I make eye contact with someone while I'm smashing a cymbal I can see their head move back as I strike the pie. it's amazing when that happens!
I kind of like old drums:)

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