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Old 02-23-2017, 05:41 AM
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Default Re: Did you play pop music in the 80's?

I never used triggers on my drums, but I did do about half a tour with a Simmons kit in 1985, and also used Simmons & Roland & KAT pads to trigger aux sounds to this day. Apart from that, I never used electronics on local gigs, though I did have nice Roland V-drums and did some recording with them, but eventually sold them.

I'm not averse to electronics, but relying on them (as the entire kit for example) can lead to extra coordination with amps & monitoring, not to mention the kind of problems that plague all electric instruments - cable issues, amp issues, power surges, etc.

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