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Old 09-17-2009, 06:37 AM
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Hi Gavin, I just wanted to think you and the rest of the band for a truly excellent performance last night in Seattle. Even from way up in the second balcony, the sound was fantastic, and the performances were recognizably top notch.

I especially loved your fills during the end of Time Flies.


Bummed that:

1) Seating was fixed, so it seemed to suck the energy out of the crowd for the most part. Can you guys recognize things like that? I hope we didn't seem too lame for you :-)
2) You only had time for a Mother and Child Divided encore and half of Russia on Ice - the second half of RoI is my favorite portion of the song! Darned 11PM cut-off laws or somesuch!


Loving The Incident as well, can't wait to see you guys perform again some time. Wishing you luck for the rest of your tour!
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Old 09-17-2009, 07:40 AM
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Hi Drumbumhanza

Take a look on the pic below. The stand is made with the Sonor Hardware system, they're very versatile and strong components, you can see pics with endless examples here.

http://www.sonor.com/pbas/Sonor_FE/s...link-n_katid=7

I know it´s gratifiying when we do things with our hands, but this stand looks really great. Hope that may help you.

Good luck!
Hey Thanks a lot for that picture :)
It gives you a great view of the setup...its simpler and a lot less messier than i thought.

I recently got endorsed by Mapex...hehe i think they might have a problem with me using sonor hardware :P
http://www.mapexdrums.com/artists/india/bio_kazi.html

I guess il give this a shot....if it fails miserably...il go in for the clamp concept hehe

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Old 09-17-2009, 08:00 AM
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Yes there's a 3/16 note displacement near the end of the 2nd bar of the chorus. The verse is 8 bars of 7/8 and then one bar of 4/4.
Thanks for the info :)
Haha im so accustomed to playing odd time now that 4/4 seemed difficult to count :P

Recently i've been trying this polyrhythmic exercise

Left hand 3/16 (x--x--x--x--x--x-- x : hit, - : rest) over the hi-hat and snare
Right hand 7/16 (xxx-xx-xxx-xx-xxx-xx-xxx-xx-) on the right hand with each set of hits on a different tom
Feet playing a standard samba pattern or any other simple pattern

Its got a very different feel from a polyrhythm of 4/16 and 7/16 because when you play a 4...you tend to count the 7 in groupings of 2....but when your playing a 3/16 it gets a bit tricky

do you have some other lessons like this (besides the ones on your dvd) that i could practice to improve my independence ?

Thanks
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Old 09-17-2009, 10:31 AM
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Gavin, congrats on a superb PT album, I wish you (and guys) a successfull tour.

Anyone knows the exact set list for Incident live? Cheers
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Old 09-17-2009, 11:33 AM
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I'm not sure if its the right answer but I think that its like this:

The gate lets signals flow when there are certain conditions met. Thats the basic summary of what it does. This means that if we tell the gate to open when the volume is below a certain treshold, the gate can open and let sound trough. When it is above, then shut the gate.

Now the ducking part. I think the gate is fed with the signal of the top mic too, but only for triggering functions. So when the signal of the top head is above a certain volume (a hard hit), then the gate will be closed and the bag of crisps imitation sound won't be passed trough the gate.

I have an old microgate from alesis in my rack. I think it's capable of doing that in the way I described. Feeding the trigger input wih the sound of the top mic and make sure it closes when the stick hits the top head hard.
Thank you for your detailed answer, SantiBanks! I get the idea now - I just lacked proper definition of what a gate does. Never thought to use it the other way round (i.e. closing instead of opening beyond a certain threshold).

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Old 09-17-2009, 08:51 PM
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First off, The Incident blew me away the other day, Amazing job, big props to Steven Wilson also, and everyone, you guys just killed it. Incredible.

What I wanted ot ask was, how many of the fills do you ever plan or write first. Or are most or all just on the spot, in the groove?


Good Luck with the tour, I tried buying tickets for Toronto Months ago but it was sold out right away, I might drive 8 hours to Toronto and try and get scalpers still haha.

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Old 09-17-2009, 09:29 PM
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Hi Gavin!

I'm searching the internet but I cat't find it..

What snare are you playing on Modern Drummer 2008 video? And which heads and snare wires are on it?

Thanks!
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:18 AM
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Hi Gavin,

Thanks so much for coming out to the drum shop this evening, it was a pleasure meeting you and I had a fantastic time (even though I was a bit shy).

Hope to see you in concert some day!

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Old 09-18-2009, 06:14 PM
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Hi Gavin, I was delighted to see Thomas Dolby's 'Aliens Ate my Buick' on your playlist. That's definitely a Desert Island disc for me!

Also The Incident flopped onto my desk today (at last, no thanks to the British postal system!). I'm really enjoying it, it's everything I'd hoped for in a follow-up to FOABP.

The rhythmic work in Bonnie the Cat is clever- it's amazing what shifting the perception of "1" can do to the listener. I'm going to play it to various friends and see what their feet do....

If you haven't got it already, I'd recommend "Serious Young Insects" by "On the Virg" if you can find a copy- the track "Alien Hip Hop" is another example of a mind-bending 4/4! And there's some really interesting use of polyrhythmical ideas across the whole album.

All the best, and hope the tour goes well.
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Old 09-18-2009, 11:22 PM
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Gavin, you have shown me that you can take the Moeller, one handed drum rolls, 220bpm on the double bass (never a personal goal), juggling Phone books while you play a double bass drum solo crap and throw it all in the can !!

Musicality IS the most important aspect of every instrument. I really think that you have taken it too a new level IMHO and if given the right circumstances will go down in history as one of the best ever. Your drumming is E=MC˛ with soul and feel !

Hope you dont mind the compliments. However, the fact remains that watching your DVD's, your playing and spending more time thinking about approaches to playing than practicing speed and double stroke rolls over the last 2-3 year has provided me with more growth in a shorter amount of time than any other course of action I have taken to improve my drumming. I have been at it for 27 years now I have been stuck in a rut for so long. I felt myself come out of that rut in the last 6 months or so when new, inventive things just started coming out without tons of thought or effort.

Thank you.
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Old 09-19-2009, 03:25 AM
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I'm searching the internet but I cat't find it..

What snare are you playing on Modern Drummer 2008 video? And which heads and snare wires are on it?

Thanks!
If i remember well that snare is gavin's lovely sonor designer maple 12"x5";
He uses a puresound snare wire with 8 strands, he take a 12 strands snare wire and cut 2 snare wires at left and 2 at right.
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Old 09-19-2009, 05:38 AM
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Hi Swiss Matthias,

Amazing, how low you sit, Gavin!

Yes I do sit pretty low - it looks exaggerated in that picture.

Hi JordanC

1) Seating was fixed, so it seemed to suck the energy out of the crowd for the most part. Can you guys recognize things like that?


Yes it's not so much fun to play for a seated audience.

2) You only had time for a Mother and Child Divided encore and half of Russia on Ice - the second half of RoI is my favorite portion of the song! Darned 11PM cut-off laws or somesuch!

I think this is longest show we've ever done - and sometimes we run into curfew problems.

Hi drumbumhamza

Recently i've been trying this polyrhythmic exercise
Left hand 3/16 (x--x--x--x--x--x-- x : hit, - : rest) over the hi-hat and snare
Right hand 7/16 (xxx-xx-xxx-xx-xxx-xx-xxx-xx-) on the right hand with each set of hits on a different tom. Feet playing a standard samba pattern or any other simple pattern
do you have some other lessons like this (besides the ones on your dvd) that i could practice to improve my independence ?


Yes interesting pattern. Do you have my book Rhythmic Perspectives? I think there's some exercises like that in there.

Hi dr.funkenstien

What I wanted ot ask was, how many of the fills do you ever plan or write first. Or are most or all just on the spot, in the groove?

I try to make them up on the spot - if I really like them I might play them live - or until I can get inspired to try different ones.

Hi Bube

What snare are you playing on Modern Drummer 2008 video? And which heads and snare wires are on it?

Italian Ricky is correct.

Hi cgrieves

The rhythmic work in Bonnie the Cat is clever- it's amazing what shifting the perception of "1" can do to the listener. I'm going to play it to various friends and see what their feet do....

Yeah it's a fun rhythm. Terry Branam has already made a nice transcription of that groove (all in 4/4 of course) - maybe he'll post it here?

Hi Liquid_Drummer,
thanks for the kind words.

Cheers
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Old 09-19-2009, 06:13 AM
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Ordered my ticket today, so its official. Im seeing PT next Saturday. Can't wait to see you there! Ill be the young looking kid upfront with the grey baseball-looking cap on, if I can make my way to the front.

I've started to learn the Mother and Child divided drum pattern down. Ive got the framework down, just the HH w/ accents, bass, and off-beat snare hit. No ghost notes for now, but Ill work them in soon enough.
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Old 09-19-2009, 02:58 PM
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Really surprised you guys are not playing Cinci, Ohio this time around. Last show there appeared to be sold out or very close. Loved the venue (Bogarts) because the sound was so very good in that room. Hope you guys play a little closer to home next tour. Also hope to see the new disc 5.1 released as a stand alone. Steve W. knows how to mix in surround like no one else and now I am spoiled on 5.1 mixes.

Damn, your drums sound amazing on the new record and the new direction is welcome. Kind of risky to have a 55 minute tune but I am glad that you guys have the artistic freedom to do that. I find the new cd to be very top shelf in every aspect. Time flies is so true isnt it ? Reminds me to make the best of it.
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Old 09-19-2009, 04:51 PM
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The rhythmic work in Bonnie the Cat is clever- it's amazing what shifting the perception of "1" can do to the listener. I'm going to play it to various friends and see what their feet do....

Yeah it's a fun rhythm. Terry Branam has already made a nice transcription of that groove (all in 4/4 of course) - maybe he'll post it here?


Cheers
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YES! Terry, that would be awesome if you would post that transcription!
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Old 09-19-2009, 05:58 PM
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Gavin - thanks so much for "The Incident" - I'm really enjoying this disc and look forward to seeing it performed in concert (I'm flying up to New York to see the show next week!)

On the CD, you are given credit for "Post Production." What exactly did that entail?

Also, in a recent interview you mentioned using the Korg wave drum. On which track does that appear? Is that used for drum loops for for specific sounds?
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Old 09-19-2009, 06:05 PM
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Hey everybody,

I figured that there would be a few questions about Gavin's groove on "Bonnie the Cat".

Here's a quick little transcription:




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Old 09-20-2009, 01:15 AM
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Hi Swiss Matthias,

Hi Bube

What snare are you playing on Modern Drummer 2008 video? And which heads and snare wires are on it?

Italian Ricky is correct.

Cheers
Gavin (in San Fran).
I'm spending a lot of time in studing this thread Gavin....i cannot forget those things!
and overall here in italy there's bad weather conditions...my drum study room is in danger, because all the rain probably can invade my house's 1st level...so i gotta evacuate my kit...for example my 8" tom is in kitchen! (house 2nd level) =)
and my bassdrum is in one of the 2 bathroom... XD
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Old 09-20-2009, 12:04 PM
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I just got back from the Club Nokia show in LA and wanted to drop a few comments. The band sounded very locked in. Certainly one of the best sounding performances I've ever heard. My companion leaned over after the first few numbers and commented that it sounded "just like the CD." Yes, but I was noticing lots of little extras coming from the drum kit too. Anyway, thanks for coming all the way out here and putting on such a great show. Hopefully, our rushed clapping during Trains wasn't too off-putting. :)

Also, I could be mistaken but I could swear that I saw Simon Phillips in the VIP section just before the show.
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Old 09-20-2009, 01:47 PM
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Thank you for your detailed answer, SantiBanks! I get the idea now - I just lacked proper definition of what a gate does. Never thought to use it the other way round (i.e. closing instead of opening beyond a certain threshold).

Thanks again,
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No problem at all! I could be wrong with the following but from what I remember, the gate was invented as a noise reduction unit which would mean that you always have the gate open and need to close it (as noise is low level—well it should be low level—it would be filtered out if there was no loud signal present)

And Gavin, please pass my compliments to the whole band. The new record had to grow a bit on me but I like most of it. It's a bit of a different legue then FOABP, but nevertheless, very good music. Looking forward to see you guys in Amsterdam!

Maybe a weird question, but do you "practice" songs from bands you like? (something like metheny tune for example).
Just for fun, or maybe as a serious practice for a certain technique or concept?
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Old 09-20-2009, 05:48 PM
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Hey there Gavin!

Recently say your modern drummer performance and was blown away!
Your kit sounds so close to how i want mine to sound.
Couple of questions if you don't mind?

How do you tune your drums? snare / toms / bass? Low medium high?
what is the balance? Top and bottoms same, one higher?
do you muffle drums?
How do you muffle you bass with the pillow you talk about at Pasic? Only against the batter head? or both heads?
whats the advantage to using less snare's on the bottom of your snare drum?



Thank you for your time! I know these are a lot of questions :P
You're an inspiration to my drumming.

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Old 09-21-2009, 09:25 AM
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Hi Gavin,

Heard the new Porcupine Tree fantastic job! I love how tasteful your drumming is keep up the awesome work and inspiration.
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Old 09-21-2009, 05:21 PM
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Hi Gavin,

congratulations to the new album. Great stuff. Do you have any news on release date for the Tilburg DVD? Will it be released within this year or do we have to wait?

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Old 09-22-2009, 12:02 PM
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hello gavin, greetings from croatia!

i just dropped by to say hello and how great influence you are to me (well, how many times you have heard that :-) ).

i got the the incident few days ago; it's great. one of my friends told me that you are one of few bands which are getting better and better as the albums go further. i totally agree. hope to see you guys at the gig in slovenia in november. also, i apologize if my english is not so well.

once more, greetings from croatia
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:22 PM
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Hi DrummerStan

I've started to learn the Mother and Child divided drum pattern down. Ive got the framework down, just the HH w/ accents, bass, and off-beat snare hit. No ghost notes for now, but Ill work them in soon enough.

Yes it's a fun pattern to play. It's two bars of 4/4 divided as 10/10/10/2

Hi cygnify

Also, in a recent interview you mentioned using the Korg wave drum. On which track does that appear? Is that used for drum loops for for specific sounds?

The Wavedrum is on the early verses of "Remember Me Lover"

Hi Brundlefly

Also, I could be mistaken but I could swear that I saw Simon Phillips in the VIP section just before the show.

Yes Simon came down to the show. What a great guy he is.

Hi Santibanks,

Maybe a weird question, but do you "practice" songs from bands you like? (something like metheny tune for example).
Just for fun, or maybe as a serious practice for a certain technique or concept?


yes sometimes I do play along to records when I have the time.

Hi Roger//

How do you tune your drums? snare / toms / bass? Low medium high?
what is the balance? Top and bottoms same, one higher?
do you muffle drums? whats the advantage to using less snare's on the bottom of your snare drum?


do a search through this thread and you'll find a lot of discussion about it.

How do you muffle you bass with the pillow you talk about at Pasic? Only against the batter head? or both heads?


Usually it touches both heads - but sometimes in studio situations I velcro in a piece of wood inside the shell to stop it touching the front head.

Hi phil_EN

Do you have any news on release date for the Tilburg DVD? Will it be released within this year or do we have to wait?

no news at the moment - we haven't got time to work on it right now because of this tour.

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Old 09-22-2009, 07:41 PM
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Hey Gavin!

Sorry for being late to say "Thanx for your answers" but I was away for a while :P

Also the new album sounds PERFECT! I can't choose which is the best track, honestly! But I love a lot the emotion. the whole band emmits, on "I drive the hearse"!

Also one great thing I heard is the illusion you use at the end of "Time Flies". Sounds simple but I think I miss something over here! Maybe Terry could do a transcription ? <3 <3 <3

Thanx once again for your innovative playing :)

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Old 09-23-2009, 03:40 AM
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I Gavin, I recently saw a new picture of your kit. What is this huge china at your left you use for the tour?
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Gavin,

I haven't logged onto this site in well over 4 months. I do remember you saying that somebody might be transcribing the entire Circles album and posting it here. Did that ever happen? I'm still frustrated over trying to count on the time signatures on the songs. I have made some guesses (i.e. Crisis in 5/4,Scar in 11/8, Break in 12/8)...could be wrong, but I was just curious as to whether or not that transcription has blessed the pages of this forum.

Let me know whenever you get a free chance, thanks so much.

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Old 09-23-2009, 08:36 AM
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Gavin,

I haven't logged onto this site in well over 4 months. I do remember you saying that somebody might be transcribing the entire Circles album and posting it here. Did that ever happen? I'm still frustrated over trying to count on the time signatures on the songs. I have made some guesses (i.e. Crisis in 5/4,Scar in 11/8, Break in 12/8)...could be wrong, but I was just curious as to whether or not that transcription has blessed the pages of this forum.

Let me know whenever you get a free chance, thanks so much.

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Old 09-23-2009, 12:26 PM
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Thanks man, that's exactly what I was thinking of. =)
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Old 09-23-2009, 05:31 PM
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Also, in a recent interview you mentioned using the Korg wave drum. On which track does that appear? Is that used for drum loops for for specific sounds?

The Wavedrum is on the early verses of "Remember Me Lover"


Hi Santibanks,

Maybe a weird question, but do you "practice" songs from bands you like? (something like metheny tune for example).
Just for fun, or maybe as a serious practice for a certain technique or concept?


yes sometimes I do play along to records when I have the time.
Gavin, thanks for the wavedrum information. I had the same question in my mind but you already answered.
In case you might not have heard about it already, Korg plans to put out a new wavedrum, the wavedrum X:
http://futuremusic.com/blog/?p=4385


And nice to read that high profile drummers still play with records now and then :)

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Gavin and Terry Branam are actually collaborating on a book with his work with 05ric. That's probably what you're thinking of.
I believe the PT news section stated that there will be a dvd with it too. Looking forward to see this released!

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Old 09-23-2009, 08:01 PM
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Speaking of your upcoming educational release, Gavin: will there be conceptual material on this new DVD similar to your previous ones, or will it just be like a case study on your work with 05ric?
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Old 09-24-2009, 12:50 AM
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Hi, I know that this question has probably been asked and answered a hundred times, but can any one tell me what this song is called? Are there charts available for it? Thanks! Sorry, but 91 pages is a lot to go through.
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First off, thank you Gavin for your reply.
I found some things about tuning indeed.
I just have one more question and then i'm ok.
ok, here goes...

How do you tension the drums?
Toms / Snare/ Bass
And I mean. Is for example your snare bottom tighter than the top? ect ect

Thanks a lot!

Btw: tried some Axis pedals. Really nice indeed. But exspensive though...
Do you get an endorsment from Axis or do you pay for your pedals?

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Roger
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After reading the FAQ-I can't think of a question.

Are there questions you haven't been asked yet?
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Hi NickPavlou_GR

Also one great thing I heard is the illusion you use at the end of "Time Flies". Sounds simple but I think I miss something over here! Maybe Terry could do a transcription ?

It's unbelievably simple (6/8) - the snare is just played on beats 2 & 5 (instead of just beat 3 as it is in the verse). Glad you like it.

Hi Drum-R

I Gavin, I recently saw a new picture of your kit. What is this huge china at your left you use for the tour?

Zildjian 22" Swish Knocker (without the rivets).

Hi Joe P

Speaking of your upcoming educational release, Gavin: will there be conceptual material on this new DVD similar to your previous ones, or will it just be like a case study on your work with 05ric?

Thanks for all the interest about this project. There will be full detailed transcriptions of the 19 songs from both of the albums I made with 05Ric "Drop" & "Circles" plus a 2 hour 45 minutes DVD of me demonstrating the parts in detail - discussing the concepts and where the creative ideas came from - plus a whole load of other discussions about the equipment/tuning/favourite rudiments etc. Plus a special live bonus performance.

Hi Drummin_Dan

Hi, I know that this question has probably been asked and answered a hundred times, but can any one tell me what this song is called? Are there charts available for it?

It's called "Quite Firm" by Laurence Cottle - I originally recorded it for my first DVD Rhythmic Visions. There are no charts for it as such - but somewhere there's a transcription of that YouTube performance (Frankfurt Music Show 2007).

Hi Roger//

How do you tension the drums?
Toms / Snare/ Bass
And I mean. Is for example your snare bottom tighter than the top? ect ect


Usually the bottom heads are a little tighter than the tops.

Do you get an endorsment from Axis or do you pay for your pedals?

I am an Axis endorser - but I bought two pairs of them a few years before becoming an endorser.

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Hey everybody,

I figured that there would be a few questions about Gavin's groove on "Bonnie the Cat".

Here's a quick little transcription:

Terry
Terry,

I'm now addicted to this groove. Great transcription, although to be honest, I've never read drum transcriptions before, but I was able to figure out what was written and what was being played. Only after listening to the song about 100 times last night. Thanks for the educational experience.
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Hi Drummin_Dan

Hi, I know that this question has probably been asked and answered a hundred times, but can any one tell me what this song is called? Are there charts available for it?

It's called "Quite Firm" by Laurence Cottle - I originally recorded it for my first DVD Rhythmic Visions. There are no charts for it as such - but somewhere there's a transcription of that YouTube performance (Frankfurt Music Show 2007).
Thanks. I actually took a look at his website and he has two CDs available for free download currently.
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OK, so far for not asking anything anymore:P
Sorry Gavin...

But at the Modern Drummer Festival you use a Coated PS3 right?
What do you find is the difference between coated en clear PS3's?

Greetings


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Old 09-24-2009, 06:45 PM
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Hi Roger//

But at the Modern Drummer Festival you use a Coated PS3 right?
What do you find is the difference between coated en clear PS3's?


I use the clear Powerstroke 3. They have a more eq'd sound to them - they have a little less middle frequency.

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