DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM   

Go Back   DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM > Drummers

Drummers Topic Name = Drummer's Name. Use this forum to discuss the drummers profiled on DrummerWorld

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #521  
Old 05-27-2006, 05:06 AM
SOGdrummer's Avatar
SOGdrummer SOGdrummer is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Royersford, Pennsylvania
Posts: 256
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Actually I thought he was ridiculous and wasted an opportunity in front of millions of viewers to show that drummers, even "headbangers" CAN be musically diverse.
__________________
Vintage Zildjian, Sabian, Yamaha Oak Customs, Anton Fig Snare

Christian Drummers Army
Reply With Quote
  #522  
Old 05-27-2006, 08:42 AM
Bonham to the moon's Avatar
Bonham to the moon Bonham to the moon is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Posts: 365
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Quote:
Actually I thought he was ridiculous and wasted an opportunity in front of millions of viewers to show that drummers, even "headbangers" CAN be musically diverse.
i agree completely, i think that he kind of shamed the drumming community, to a lot of the people that wtched that show probably came away from it thinking, hey that was a good performance, but did you see that tool of a drummer? yea, i told you all drummers are just tattoed idiots bangin on whatever is near by.
__________________
"Just watch me tonight, I'm gonna totally demolish this drumkit."

--The great Bonzo himself
Reply With Quote
  #523  
Old 05-27-2006, 06:14 PM
tomgrosset's Avatar
tomgrosset tomgrosset is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Canada
Posts: 735
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

He's overrated in my opinion.
And he does look odd playing country...

Last edited by tomgrosset; 07-17-2006 at 08:34 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #524  
Old 05-27-2006, 07:03 PM
millerdakiller
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

he is an idiot. I'm sorry, but his drums are tuned so inapropriately for the music.
Reply With Quote
  #525  
Old 05-27-2006, 07:12 PM
centralzeke centralzeke is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 407
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Okay guys. He sounded great.
Reply With Quote
  #526  
Old 05-27-2006, 10:03 PM
bonzo101191 bonzo101191 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1
Default Re: Travis Barker

I honestly dont kno wat the big deal is about him. watch some of his solos, the one from fuel on his page at drummerworld. its all beats and a couple a fast rudiments. believe me, if there were no lights flashing around him during that drum solo, nobody wouldve been impressed.
Reply With Quote
  #527  
Old 05-28-2006, 01:14 PM
ewanlaing's Avatar
ewanlaing ewanlaing is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 227
Default Re: Travis Barker

Quote:
Originally Posted by bonzo101191
I honestly dont kno wat the big deal is about him. watch some of his solos, the one from fuel on his page at drummerworld. its all beats and a couple a fast rudiments. believe me, if there were no lights flashing around him during that drum solo, nobody wouldve been impressed.
yes, but as everyones already said, thats not his best solo by far, and it's certainly not his best work. theres a better solo from a blink show on drummerworld and you only have to listen to an album to know he can do much better.
Reply With Quote
  #528  
Old 05-29-2006, 04:50 PM
Stu_Strib
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Quote:
Originally Posted by SOGdrummer
Actually I thought he was ridiculous and wasted an opportunity in front of millions of viewers to show that drummers, even "headbangers" CAN be musically diverse.
I think this is the only post that people need to read. And for those of you who say "So What?", you need to lose the Travis-Worship and LISTEN to what he's playing. It isn't very good...the timing is bad, the starts and ends are horrible, the country swing is erratic.

This is why he has the mohawk and the crazy drumset, so you don't notice the fact the guy is a spastic punk drummer, and not really your top tier musician.
Reply With Quote
  #529  
Old 05-29-2006, 05:08 PM
deadbirdsoup's Avatar
deadbirdsoup deadbirdsoup is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Scotland
Posts: 263
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

my word...i am shocked by how awful that was.
__________________
Stuffz
Reply With Quote
  #530  
Old 05-29-2006, 09:59 PM
tambian89's Avatar
tambian89 tambian89 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 440
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stu_Strib

Quick! Who was the best musician on stage?

If you didn't answer Brad Paisley then y'all need to broaden your musical tastes a bit.
Sorry, but I have to say Billy Gibbons. He's one of my favorite guitarists (ZZ TOP!!!!!)

The performance was o.k. Again, nothing special, but Travis' needs to watch himself. As said by Stu, he started late on one song, and ended early on another. However, I'm pretty sure that if Travis practiced Country Rock, he may end up pretty decent; aside from that, Travis Barker just looks out of place. Billy Gibbons' beard hardly makes him weird with that freaky mohawk behind him.

- Marc
__________________
Passion is poison laced with pleasure, bittersweet. One of many faces, that hides deep beneath.
Reply With Quote
  #531  
Old 05-31-2006, 08:39 PM
syaoran05 syaoran05 is offline
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 532
Default Re: Travis Barker

he's popular

he's got chops

he's fast

he does what needs to be done.

imo

he's just Lars with chops.
Reply With Quote
  #532  
Old 06-01-2006, 05:35 AM
wontgetfooledagain wontgetfooledagain is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 63
Default Re: Travis Barker

I was on another forum where there were actually people trying to figure out which was better: Travis Barker or Neil Peart.
Reply With Quote
  #533  
Old 06-02-2006, 08:19 AM
skippy's Avatar
skippy skippy is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: league city, houston, texas, usa
Posts: 283
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

ok people im rockin the mohawk so whats wrong with it. and i play jazz, rock, funk, blues, punk, pop-punk, latin, and some other wierd things. so whats wrong with the mohawk?
Reply With Quote
  #534  
Old 06-02-2006, 08:28 AM
drummer625's Avatar
drummer625 drummer625 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 117
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

I think hes good but not nearly as good as everyone thinks he is, expecialy most of his solos he starts out playing something pretty cool then he just starts playing a whole bunch of beats with long fills
Reply With Quote
  #535  
Old 06-02-2006, 04:02 PM
Cannons's Avatar
Cannons Cannons is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Washington Heights, NYC
Posts: 69
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

I have never been a Blink-182 or Travis Barker fan, but I don't indiscriminately bash him out of hand. I'm more indifferent than anything. That said, I thought his playing was mediocre and his style (looks, mechanics, gestures, etc.) were inappropriate to the song and the occasion. I did get a kick out of seeing a bunch of country stars happily singing along to the songs.
Reply With Quote
  #536  
Old 06-02-2006, 04:55 PM
beatsMcGee's Avatar
beatsMcGee beatsMcGee is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 1,326
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cannons
I have never been a Blink-182 or Travis Barker fan, but I don't indiscriminately bash him out of hand. I'm more indifferent than anything. That said, I thought his playing was mediocre and his style (looks, mechanics, gestures, etc.) were inappropriate to the song and the occasion. I did get a kick out of seeing a bunch of country stars happily singing along to the songs.

i can understand the arguments on his timing being off, or what ever else you want to throw in there, i mean if its off its off oh well, but to bring up the fact he looked odd has nothing to do with musicality or his skill... i didnt hear anything really off it sounded fine to me.. but then again maybe i need to train my ears more to what is being played.. so im not just a crazed fan saying hes not off time.. he could have been i just didnt notice it..
Reply With Quote
  #537  
Old 06-02-2006, 09:06 PM
TC_759 TC_759 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Posts: 10
Default Re: Travis Barker

everyone is entitled to their own opinion, and some have valid points. The others are either speaking out of ignorance or jelousy. The bottom line is, the man is doing what he loves for a living, and acomlishing all his goals. Im sure he did not ask for all the fame and popualrity that came with it, but he is doing what the majority of people that wrote in this forum dream of every day.
Reply With Quote
  #538  
Old 06-03-2006, 03:34 AM
Backwards Marathon's Avatar
Backwards Marathon Backwards Marathon is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: on canada
Posts: 363
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

OMG!!!! Travis???? is that you?????? this is one of the wierdest music collaberations ive seen since jay z and paul mcartney went together lol.
Reply With Quote
  #539  
Old 06-03-2006, 03:40 AM
poor_unfortunate_child poor_unfortunate_child is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 3
Default Re: travis barker playing country

Quote:
Originally Posted by lfdy
I'm actually a fan of Travis, but...you can't base his so called 'musical diversity' on this video :)...

If it was some kind of jazz groove/solo, i would've bought it. But i didn't really think anything special about his drumming in the vid.
Ok a really good drummer could play anything not just punk rock or whatever, any really good drummer could play any style of music wether it may be country as you saw in this video to hip/hop or jazz, if a drummer could only play metal, punk rock etc, that isnt a very good drummer, but travis could play anything, hip/hop, country, punk rock you name it, that what makes him such a good drummer
Reply With Quote
  #540  
Old 06-03-2006, 05:32 AM
Vic_Rattledeth Vic_Rattledeth is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Houston Texas
Posts: 160
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Wow, that just reminded me of how much country sucks. And Travis barker isn't all that great.
Reply With Quote
  #541  
Old 06-03-2006, 06:05 AM
funked_up funked_up is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 410
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Lol I enjoyed Travis' Head Banging, lmao, some people never change. Interesting...
Reply With Quote
  #542  
Old 06-03-2006, 09:28 AM
Stu_Strib
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Quote:
Originally Posted by Vic_Rattledeth
Wow, that just reminded me of how much country sucks. And Travis barker isn't all that great.
Well you got half of that statement right.
Reply With Quote
  #543  
Old 06-03-2006, 09:59 AM
brittc89's Avatar
brittc89 brittc89 is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Colorado
Posts: 1,490
Default Re: Travis Barker playing country

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stu_Strib
Well you got half of that statement right.
Ha ha ha! (20 characters)
Reply With Quote
  #544  
Old 06-20-2006, 05:40 PM
petgeh
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Whats the black thing in Travis Barkers bass drum?

Whats the black thing in Travis Barkers bass drum?
Does it make a differnet sound?
Attached Images
  
Reply With Quote
  #545  
Old 06-20-2006, 05:42 PM
Mediocrefunkybeat
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Whats the black thing in Travis Barkers bass drum?

It's some kind of overpriced pillow. It'll just muffle the sound of the bass drum slightly. Probably needs it seeing as it's overlength...
Reply With Quote
  #546  
Old 06-20-2006, 05:44 PM
TopCat's Avatar
TopCat TopCat is offline
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Up river
Posts: 1,294
Default Re: Whats the black thing in Travis Barkers bass drum?

Just a dampening pillow to remove any overtones he doesnt want, or to remove some resonance to get a flat 'thud' sound. Most people who don't have more money than sense, use regular pillows or blankets. I personally dont use any now, on my pearl, as i get the right sound i want from my Emad.
Reply With Quote
  #547  
Old 06-20-2006, 05:59 PM
petgeh
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Whats the black thing in Travis Barkers bass drum?

Thanks for the answears. I use just a pillow, to remove any overtones.
Reply With Quote
  #548  
Old 06-20-2006, 08:32 PM
Stu_Strib
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Whats the black thing in Travis Barkers bass drum?

Actually there is a point to the overpriced pillows. They are hinged, so that when you hit the head, the pillow flies off the head for a moment, allowing a big sound to form, then the pillow falls back on the head, muting the overtones.

I personally like the Steve Gadd thuddy fwap sound, so I go full pillow.
Reply With Quote
  #549  
Old 06-20-2006, 08:36 PM
brittc89's Avatar
brittc89 brittc89 is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Colorado
Posts: 1,490
Default Re: Whats the black thing in Travis Barkers bass drum?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stu_Strib
Actually there is a point to the overpriced pillows. They are hinged, so that when you hit the head, the pillow flies off the head for a moment, allowing a big sound to form, then the pillow falls back on the head, muting the overtones.

I personally like the Steve Gadd thuddy fwap sound, so I go full pillow.
I have an over priced pillow and I dont really like it, it gives me a weird sound for sure. Theyre not big enough and theyre expensive, but youre supposed to put two together or something, I think thats BS, they dont give you enough pillow to start with just to be able to charge you double. I just want a bigger hinged one in general. As you can tell Im fuming mad, ha!
Reply With Quote
  #550  
Old 06-23-2006, 05:45 AM
spacebeat3117 spacebeat3117 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 52
Default Re: Whats the black thing in Travis Barkers bass drum?

its the evans emad gateway pillow thats about $35 and it works great! i wouldnt go back to a regular pillow!
Reply With Quote
  #551  
Old 06-24-2006, 09:18 PM
aceman aceman is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 330
Default Re: Whats the black thing in Travis Barkers bass drum?

Its probably part of his brain that this fruitcake never uses!
Reply With Quote
  #552  
Old 06-25-2006, 01:31 PM
petgeh
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Travis Barker set up?

What do you think about, of his set up?
I have been playing for a year now, and I set up my drums like he does.
But i don't fell comfortable when i play.
How is the best way to set up the kit for playing punk?
(sorry about my english)
Reply With Quote
  #553  
Old 06-25-2006, 03:06 PM
funkydrumming's Avatar
funkydrumming funkydrumming is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Berkshire UK
Posts: 25
Default Re: Travis Barker set up?

In my opinion,there isnt a right or wrong way to setting up the drums.Set them up to how you feel comfortable with them.I think punk drummers mostly have all their drums close together as they play fast.
Reply With Quote
  #554  
Old 06-25-2006, 04:07 PM
GRUNTERSDAD's Avatar
GRUNTERSDAD GRUNTERSDAD is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Florida's West Coast
Posts: 15,578
Default Re: Travis Barker set up?

I would agree with Funky, if you want their sound thats one thing, but to try and match a set up may be difficult with differences in your height and his, types of equipment, tom mounts etc. You will play much better no matter what the type of music is if you are comfortable playing.
__________________
Thank you for sharing my day.
Gretsch Renown
Reply With Quote
  #555  
Old 06-25-2006, 04:26 PM
Raymond Bloom's Avatar
Raymond Bloom Raymond Bloom is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Latvia
Posts: 1,034
Default Re: Travis Barker set up?

There is no special way for setting up drums to the music you play! Position everything so it is easy to reach the, angles are comfortable, and your body is in a relaxed position while playing.

Check out Dave Weckl's Natural Evolution DVD, really cool stuff about setting up drumset!

The idea is basically that you start with a bass drum, snare drum and throne.
The throne height should be that high so when you are rimshoting on the snare drum and playing bass drum, you aren't hitting your legs, also the angle of your legs should be about 110-120ļ Find the comfortable position and add hi-hat, now close your eyes and try to ''air drum'' in the place where your hands stop you have to position it, the same about toms, cymbals etc

Forget about copying other drummers set up, you are one and unique! Don't try to be number 2 anybody, just be number 1 you
__________________

my new d'n'b set-up!
Reply With Quote
  #556  
Old 06-25-2006, 05:55 PM
petgeh
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Travis Barker set up?

Thanks for the good tips.
Today i will set up everything new. Do you think it's good to turn the crash cymbals flat.
Reply With Quote
  #557  
Old 06-25-2006, 07:52 PM
Raymond Bloom's Avatar
Raymond Bloom Raymond Bloom is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Latvia
Posts: 1,034
Default Re: Travis Barker set up?

Quote:
Originally Posted by petgeh
Do you think it's good to turn the crash cymbals flat.
Nope! Only if they are pretty low.
From Sabian website:
''These cymbals should be positioned fairly flat and angled only slightly toward you, so your stick can slice across their edge. A cymbal that is angled too steeply is restricted from moving freely and it will suffer the same stress as if it were bolted down too tight. This will restrict the sound and can lead to cracking''

the angle could be ~5-10ļ
__________________

my new d'n'b set-up!
Reply With Quote
  #558  
Old 06-29-2006, 06:39 AM
Ashton Drum's's Avatar
Ashton Drum's Ashton Drum's is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 250
Default Re: Travis Barker set up?

This calls for a quote Art Blakey once said "Drummers should stop looking at other drummersí equipment and say, Iím going to duplicate that.í It doesnít matter what kind of instrument the drummer has. It isnít the instrument, itís the musician."
__________________
The Beat Goes On
Reply With Quote
  #559  
Old 06-29-2006, 07:08 PM
RossB15 RossB15 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: UK
Posts: 15
Default Travis Barker solo

hey the solo travis did with blink 182, the most recent one, he has a backing track playing along with it was just wondering does anyone know waht this is and were you can get it/ download it? cheers
Reply With Quote
  #560  
Old 06-29-2006, 07:13 PM
beatsMcGee's Avatar
beatsMcGee beatsMcGee is offline
Pioneer Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 1,326
Default Re: Travis Barker solo

im not one hundred precent sure, and ill listen to it again later when i get home to make sure, but it might be the stockholm syndrom track 7 off the untitled cd.. i know near the end it turns into something different but it kind of sounded like that track near the begining of the solo... ill check again later...
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




All times are GMT +2. The time now is 04:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Bernhard Castiglioni's DRUMMERWORLD.com