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Old 08-25-2007, 06:08 PM
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Old 08-27-2007, 10:50 PM
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Hi ChrisBassdrum

do you use the book "sticking patterns" from gary chaffee to build your fills and patterns?

I did study some of Gary Chaffee's pattern books - but I don't use them to build fills and patterns.Not deliberately anyway.


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Those wont work for me.


how do you mean? You couldn't see them - or you didn't like them?

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Old 08-28-2007, 12:26 AM
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Hello Gavin,

I am not sure if this has been talked about, but I am trying to learn your song HALO, and in the middle you break into this very cool odd time groove, that I just can't figure out, what are you doing at that point?

This is such a cool song, and I have it all down except this odd time groove in the middle of the song, anyway any help would be much appreciated.
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Old 08-28-2007, 06:34 AM
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Hello Gavin,

I am not sure if this has been talked about, but I am trying to learn your song HALO, and in the middle you break into this very cool odd time groove, that I just can't figure out, what are you doing at that point?

This is such a cool song, and I have it all down except this odd time groove in the middle of the song, anyway any help would be much appreciated.
I'm hoping my counting skills are getting better and it alternates between 8/8 and 9/8. But I'm probably wrong!
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Old 08-28-2007, 12:12 PM
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Hi ddrumbum,

this discussion did come up a little while ago - so here it is again -

It's basically a compound time signature of 17/8 (5/8 + 5/8 + 7/8) and over the top of that I play quarter note accents on the hi hat.

K = kick drum
S = Snare drum
- = rest

this is the pattern that the kick and snare play

K K - S - K K - S - K K - K - S -

There's a whole section about this (and similar rhythmic composition) on my new DVD Rhythmic Horizons.

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Old 08-28-2007, 01:55 PM
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Hi Gavin,how are you?
know you the book "Advanced techniques for the modern drummer" by Jim Chapin? Can you say of what about of this?
have you used this for your jazz independance?. I want to study jazz independance for play this. I have this books: "4 way coordination", "New bread", "Patterns" (Gary Chaffee) and "Drum set warm ups" (Rod Morgenstein).
Thanks a lot(many many) you help me a lot with your advise.
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Old 08-28-2007, 05:23 PM
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Hi ddrumbum,

this discussion did come up a little while ago - so here it is again -

It's basically a compound time signature of 17/8 (5/8 + 5/8 + 7/8) and over the top of that I play quarter note accents on the hi hat.

K = kick drum
S = Snare drum
- = rest

this is the pattern that the kick and snare play

K K - S - K K - S - K K - K - S -

There's a whole section about this (and similar rhythmic composition) on my new DVD Rhythmic Horizons.

cheers
Gavin
Thanks Gavin,

Sorry for having to explain this twice, I do appreciate your time.

That helps so much, I know I can get it now, you are an incredible drummer, your grooves are just no unique and cool, anyway thanks again for your time.

BTW I am going to buy your new DVD, I already have your first one.
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Old 08-28-2007, 11:06 PM
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I, of course, meant that the pictures wont upload, it is just small red x'es, I love all your kits, so no worries about that!

Oh, and one more thing, I guess I could've asked anyone, but I would love an explanation from you, because I find this a lot in your drumming: What would you say the difference is between "playing over the bar" and a polorythm? Like in the Fear of a Blank Planet song, after the guitar (wich my friends and I debated wheter was 3/4 or 6/8, what would you say?) , when the drums kick in, yiu play a 4/4 groove over the guitar, and meet at every 12. Would you call this playing "over the bar" or a polorythm?
I am sorry to bother you with such a "generic" question. You beeing so actice here is just awesome. Keep up the good work(and drumming)!
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Old 08-29-2007, 12:46 PM
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Hi angelo,

know you the book "Advanced techniques for the modern drummer" by Jim Chapin? Can you say of what about of this? have you used this for your jazz independance?. I want to study jazz independance for play this. I have this books: "4 way coordination", "New bread", "Patterns" (Gary Chaffee) and "Drum set warm ups" (Rod Morgenstein).

I didn't study the Jim Chapin book...but I have heard that it's very good. I am familiar with "The New Breed" (Gary Chester) and "Patterns" (Gary Chaffee). The other books you mentioned - I don't know.

Hi figure_02

Like in the Fear of a Blank Planet song, after the guitar (wich my friends and I debated wheter was 3/4 or 6/8, what would you say?) , when the drums kick in, yiu play a 4/4 groove over the guitar, and meet at every 12. Would you call this playing "over the bar" or a polorythm?


That part of the song is in 6/4 - and I play a groove in 6/4 - that is to say that there's 3 snare drum backbeats per bar (on beats 2.4 & 6) - so I don't consider this playing over the bar.
Playing over the bar line doesn't necessarily indicate that it's a polyrhythm - you might play a fill and then not end it on the "1" of the next bar - but continue through to the "2" of the next bar (for instance).
There's a section about this on my first DVD Rhythmic Visions.

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Old 08-29-2007, 05:18 PM
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Hi Gavin,
You study with "New breed" (Gary Chester) how you have studied this?
I am studying this therefore: left hand hi hat, right hand remote hi hat i play this perfect unison.Left and right foot and plays melody?or other?
thanks a lot for your time
Angelo

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Old 08-30-2007, 04:49 AM
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Hello Gavin Harrison,

I first heard about you and Porcupine Tree last year via cross-talk from various other bands and musicians I'm interested in, such as Rush and King Crimson. I've been lurking around this forum for a month or so, just reading and soaking in what I can. I just wanted to say thank you for being such an inspiration! I really enjoy your drumming. You've gotten me interested in learning new things again after a hiatus of several years (other parts of life somehow got in the way). I've been playing along with "Anesthetize" for the past few months as a practice warm-up. Fun fun fun!

Again, thanks a bunch and keep up the excellent work!
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Old 08-30-2007, 09:29 PM
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Hello Gavin,
I recently was told about Porcupine Tree by a friend of mine and really enjoyed what I have heard. Your drumming style nails down what I want to come from my own playing, and I have been trying to write down some of the heavier parts of your drumming (currently anyway) to learn from them. I've been working on Anesthetize right around 6:18. This is what I have so far...



This is without the fill on the last quarternote. How does this compare to the recording?

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Old 08-30-2007, 09:55 PM
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Hey Gavin, I was just wondering...you seem to have everything down in the realm that is Percussion. What do you think is your biggest weakness on the drumset?

And what about in Percussion in general?

And then what is your biggest strength in both?
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Old 08-30-2007, 10:05 PM
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Hi gavin
you which books have studied?
Can you make one list? or much more important
thanks a lot for your time
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Old 08-31-2007, 12:27 AM
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Hi Raygun,
thanks for the kind words.

Hi Leper,

I've been working on Anesthetize right around 6:18.


Your picture is too small to see. If you look back a couple of pages on this thread to post number 1407 you will see that fill written out.

Hi Massik Kretal,

What do you think is your biggest weakness on the drumset?
And what about in Percussion in general?
And then what is your biggest strength in both?


I don't really think in terms of weakness and strengths - so I can't think of a good answer to them. I'm not a percussionist in the traditional sense of the word - I don't really play congas, timbales, tablas, marimba etc...and don't really have a passion to become a great percussionist - there's plenty of them out there - and I really enjoy playing with them when the chance arises.
I think my new weakness is in answering your questions - sorry.

Hi angelo,
Mainly these books. I haven't really studied any others that I can remember so I don't have a comment to make about them.

Charlie Wilcoxen snare drum book
Fred Albright's "Contemporary Studies for Snare Drum"
Ted Reed's Syncopation
Gary Chester New Breed
David Garibaldi Future Sounds

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Old 08-31-2007, 08:07 AM
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Haha don't be sorry, you're the man.
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Old 08-31-2007, 10:15 AM
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Hey Gavin,

I very much appreciate your valuable time that you take out your schedule to educate here.
I actually have a question related to Musikmesse. What were the tunes you played to, and are they available for purchase (with your playing of course)?

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Old 08-31-2007, 10:31 AM
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Hi Gavin
Great, I have all these books. I can run to study these.
Infinite thanks,"you are a incredible person".
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Old 08-31-2007, 10:56 AM
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Hi Master Gavin!!

I write to you, today, for express my happiness for the PT's news!!
I know that they will come in Rome, 17 of november!!
Today afternoon i will go to buy the tickets!!
With my other friends!! For the moment we are ten people to come to the concert!!
We will be there, under stage!!!!! :)


i know, it's still soon!! but i am really excited!! and i wait with anxiety!! :) :)

I cannot wait to listen to play you!!

Master Gavin, a question.. Which time has "Mother and child divided" ??
to me they seem, 5/8 or 16.. also with one pause.. Convene to me, to ask you directly..
i would be surer.. :) :P

Thanx Master!! Good Work!!

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Old 08-31-2007, 12:16 PM
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Hi Paul Mansur,

I actually have a question related to Musikmesse. What were the tunes you played to, and are they available for purchase (with your playing of course)?

The 1st tune "Designer" and 3rd tune "Quite Firm" are from my first DVD Rhythmic Visions.
The 2nd tune "19 Days" is from my second DVD Rhythmic Horizons.

Hi Fabio,

Master Gavin, a question.. Which time has "Mother and child divided" ??
to me they seem, 5/8 or 16.. also with one pause.. Convene to me, to ask you directly..
i would be surer.. :) :P


have a look at post number 1194 around about page 35 on this thread.

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Old 08-31-2007, 02:45 PM
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Ok Thanx Master!!
I have found :) :)

really binding, but also really constructive!! i like so much it!! :) :)

Thanx again Masteer Gavin!!

Good Work!!
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Old 08-31-2007, 11:09 PM
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Gavin,

Just wanted to pay some respect to one of my favorite drummers. Love your work, especially with Porcupine Tree. The "Arriving Somewhere..." DVD is phenomenal. I'm also very impressed with your approach on "Displacement" of beats and your approach to drum fills, amazing stuff. I actually was drawn to the Drummerworld Forums through your website, what a great place this is.

One question I have for you if you get the chance to answer.... What company makes your Crotales Cymbals (Several small bell cymbals off to the left of your Hats) and in what Octaves do you have yours in ? They sound great! I'm looking into getting some from Sabian to add on to my kit for a dynamic effect. Thanks in advance.

Keep up the inspiring drumming. You are truly a genius behind the kit in my eyes.

All the best,

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Old 09-01-2007, 10:17 AM
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Hey Gavin,

I noticed on the Deadwing DTS, in the movie 'The making of.. ', when you play Mother and Child devided that there's a piece of black foam or something between the snare and the first tom.
Why is that ? Is it for mike leakage or to keep the snares from buzzing when playing the first tom?

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Old 09-01-2007, 05:00 PM
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Hi Gavin
I have seen the photos on “Studio M Live. Many beautiful thanks!!
http://www.studiomlive.com/artists/porcupinetree0507/
You used another drum kit this is"Arriving Somewhere" dvd kit.
this is your american drum kit?
Have you a photo of your new SONOR 14x5 SQ2 snare?
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Old 09-01-2007, 05:32 PM
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Hi RVP,

What company makes your Crotales Cymbals (Several small bell cymbals off to the left of your Hats) and in what Octaves do you have yours in ?


I kind of made them myself - based on broken Zildjian crash cymbals. Discussion and method can be found around page 15 on this thread post No, 507. They have no particular pitch.

Hi Drizzle,

I noticed on the Deadwing DTS, in the movie 'The making of.. ', when you play Mother and Child divided that there's a piece of black foam or something between the snare and the first tom.

I was trying to cut down on the amount of spill coming from the hi hat into the snare drum mic (shure sm57). since I started with the Audix i5 mic on the snare the problem seems much less - so I don't use the foam anymore.

Hi angelo,

You used another drum kit this is"Arriving Somewhere" dvd kit.
this is your american drum kit?
Have you a photo of your new SONOR 14x5 SQ2 snare?


Yes that is the Blue DeLight kit that I use in the USA and on the DVD. My SQ2 is in those pictures too. I don't have any close up photos of it at the moment.

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Old 09-01-2007, 09:35 PM
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I was trying to cut down on the amount of spill coming from the hi hat into the snare drum mic (shure sm57). since I started with the Audix i5 mic on the snare the problem seems much less - so I don't use the foam anymore.
Know you which difference between “Shure sm57 "VS Audix i5?
I seen the characteristics Audix i5, perhaps is much more low,but really I do not know like sound. Can you say of what about of this?
I use Shure sm 57 top and bottom with "Royer at 84 shock mount" I seen this to use, Bruce Swedien recording session photo on Royer Lab site.
http://www.royerlabs.com/recording_t...eads3_XLG.html
This is Jennifer Lopez session with Omar Hakim.
Very thanks for your time.
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Old 09-03-2007, 01:51 AM
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This might shock all of you, but I have never heard of Mr. Harrison until a few months ago. I know, I know... sue me. All I can say is... WOW! This guy is incredible.

Thats it.
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Old 09-03-2007, 06:45 PM
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Hi Gavin
This is Bruce Swedien recording drum tecnique.
He is one between the greatest engineers of the sound. The Kick Drum cover is made of a furniture blanket with elastic on the circumference and a zippered opening for the mike.http://www.gearslutz.com/board/attac...lose-photo.jpg
second photo is michael jackson Billy Jean recording session The Snare / Hat isolation baffle is made of - a layer of Plywood, a layer of Mu-Metal (similar to lead) and a layer of compressed wood....http://www.gearslutz.com/board/attac...-2jpg-copy.jpg
Can you say of what about of this? For me is a very interesting discussion
Thanks for your time you are incredible person
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Old 09-03-2007, 06:50 PM
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Hi Gav
back on track after 3 months, (working , practicing etc.) congratulations about your new stuff, sounds great, keep it up!

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Old 09-03-2007, 07:31 PM
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Hi angelo,

Know you which difference between “Shure sm57 "VS Audix i5?

I couldn't really hear any difference between the two mics - but I found I was getting some rattling from the top of the SM57 - and it appeared to me that I got less hi hat in the Audix.

second photo is michael jackson Billy Jean recording session

I don't think that is really a photo of the "Billie Jean" session - it seems that the hi hat cymbals are Zildjian ZXT Titanium - which were not available in 1982 track was recorded. (Or the Royer R122 mic). Interesting - but very ugly solution in any case.

Bruce Swedien certainly is one of the legends of studio engineering. I guess back then people were worried about separation and spill. I remember doing sessions where I just played hi hat - then overdubbed the bass drum - then overdubbed the snare drum. Not much fun - and generally didn't feel as good as if I had played everything together.

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Old 09-04-2007, 06:15 AM
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Hey Gavin, just wanted to say that I like the way you play the drums, a lot.
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Old 09-04-2007, 02:10 PM
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second photo is michael jackson Billy Jean recording session

I don't think that is really a photo of the "Billie Jean" session - it seems that the hi hat cymbals are Zildjian ZXT Titanium - which were not available in 1982 track was recorded. (Or the Royer R122 mic). Interesting - but very ugly solution in any case.

Bruce Swedien certainly is one of the legends of studio engineering. I guess back then people were worried about separation and spill. I remember doing sessions where I just played hi hat - then overdubbed the bass drum - then overdubbed the snare drum. Not much fun - and generally didn't feel as good as if I had played everything together.

cheers
Gavin
I don't know if it is really “Billie Jean” photo session recording , I've read this in the "Gearslutz" forum. Post and the photo were sended from Bruce Swedien.For me is not a Zildjian ZXT Titanium for me is old Zildjian black cymbal with gold logo. You can read this:
http://www.gearslutz.com/board/1432249-post40.html
I have another question. In your wokshop in italy you have a cushion for protected notebook of vibrations.Can you say me which model?

Thanks a lot, "You are always number one". Thanks for the trick and your experience
Angelo
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Old 09-04-2007, 05:43 PM
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Hi Gavin,

which are the pros and cons to record with mackie 24 8?
How you connect your studio equipment?

Which mics do you use for live gigs with porcupine tree? Which is the purpose of your digital mixer in live situations?

Thanks!
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Old 09-05-2007, 03:01 AM
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Hello Gavin

With your help on a few post back I asked how to play HALO, well I think I figured it out, and made a video of me playing it, it is obviously nowhere near as good as you, but I think I did alright, anyway if you could watch this and critique me I would really appreciate it.

Your drumming is a HUGE inspiration to me, I love your grooves and your style, and am trying to llearn as much as I can, I have both your DVDs, and am constantly watching them, I am just really impressed with your technique and how you express yourself in your playing.

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Old 09-05-2007, 12:14 PM
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Hello Mr Harrison,

First off... what a drummer you are. Maybe all of these flatteries become a bit mundayne after a while, but i hope that you realise how influential you are to so many people (as exhibited in this forum). Every time i listen to any of your playing (especially with PT) i feel like rushing to my throne. You are without doubt one of the most (if not the most) musical and creative drummers i have ever heard... though, unfortunately, i hadn't heard of you or PT until about 7 months ago.

Anyway, this may sound like a stupid question, but i was wondering if it was still possible to purchase your books and DVD. I followed liks from previous pages on this forum but i could not see the books nor the DVD available for purchase. Sorry if i have missed something or if this has been asked before (i searched through as many pages of this forum as i could since i first found it... which was only yesterday : (

Any reply would be greatly appreciated.

Regards,

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Old 09-05-2007, 12:33 PM
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Sorry, just to clarify; to buy the books do i email the order to 'burningshed', as it says at the top of the page (http://www.burningshed.com/store/porcupinetree/page/1/) and to buy your DVD's do i just go to a local drum shop or are they availalbe on the same site? I'm really sorry if this is obvious to everyone but me and i've just somehow missed them on the site lol.

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Old 09-05-2007, 02:04 PM
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Hi angelo,

In your wokshop in italy you have a cushion for protected notebook of vibrations.Can you say me which model?

It's just an inflatable cushion. I bought in Tokyo airport for about 3 Euros.

Hi ebbandflopsy,

which are the pros and cons to record with mackie 24 8?


inexpensive - sounds great. I can't see any cons with it.

How you connect your studio equipment?

Microphones are plugged into the Mackie 32:8 and then each channel has a direct out. These 'direct outs' are connected to the 16 channels of Apogee Rosetta 800's via a multi core cable and after the Apogees have turned the analogue signal into a digital one it gets passed via firewire to the computer.

Which mics do you use for live gigs with porcupine tree?

BD Shure SM91
SN top and bottom Shure SM57
HH and Overheads Neumann KM84
TOMS Electrovoice ND408

Which is the purpose of your digital mixer in live situations?

we use the Yamaha 02R96 for our monitor desk.

Hi ddrumbum,

With your help on a few post back I asked how to play HALO, well I think I figured it out, and made a video of me playing it, it is obviously nowhere near as good as you, but I think I did alright, anyway if you could watch this and critique me I would really appreciate it.

First of all - I know it's not as easy as it sounds - so well done for attempting it. I think you need to work on your accuracy with your bass drum (and your timing in general) - also I noticed that you hit the snare drum off centre. In the middle part (17/8) keep straight 8th notes on the hi hat and really accent the quarter notes. Apart from that - I can feel you're enjoying playing it - so keep working on it - things will get easier the more you focus on them.


Hi Ayl20

Sorry, just to clarify; to buy the books do i email the order to 'burningshed', as it says at the top of the page (http://www.burningshed.com/store/porcupinetree/page/1/) and to buy your DVD's do i just go to a local drum shop or are they availalbe on the same site?

Yes you can buy both books from Burning Shed - you need to email them for those items. Then follow the link at

http://www.burningshed.com/store/por...collection/23/

for the DVD Rhythmic Horizons. The first DVD is out of stock at the moment but plenty of other places have it.

cheers
Gavin
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Old 09-05-2007, 03:38 PM
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Hi Gav,

How's it going? Just thought I'd ask a quick question - have you guys got Australia penciled in for a future tour with the the Tree? Was fortunate enough to catch you guys a few times when you played London in the last couple of years - great shows - Shepherd's Bush being my first was very memorable.

Love the chops and the groove - especially the grove - to die for - maybe I should rephrase and say dance too, but I can't, so I like to nod.

Take it easy and hopefully catch you on an upcoming Australian tour(maybe the guys at RR can get something sorted for oz).

cheers

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Old 09-05-2007, 03:50 PM
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Hi ddrumbum,

With your help on a few post back I asked how to play HALO, well I think I figured it out, and made a video of me playing it, it is obviously nowhere near as good as you, but I think I did alright, anyway if you could watch this and critique me I would really appreciate it.

First of all - I know it's not as easy as it sounds - so well done for attempting it. I think you need to work on your accuracy with your bass drum (and your timing in general) - also I noticed that you hit the snare drum off centre. In the middle part (17/8) keep straight 8th notes on the hi hat and really accent the quarter notes. Apart from that - I can feel you're enjoying playing it - so keep working on it - things will get easier the more you focus on them.


cheers
Gavin
Thank I certainly do and certainly will, thanks again.
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Old 09-06-2007, 03:00 PM
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Hi Gavin.

Just to ask a couple of questions here..

I can see your double pedal bass playing is good, What kind of exercises did you play to develop the speed and endurance for the PT songs and the DVD's?

Do you use moeller or anything like it?

Cheers Danny.
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