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Old 08-18-2011, 09:56 PM
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Welcome. Always good to have more experienced players aboard to get advice from :)
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Old 08-22-2011, 04:57 AM
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Newbie here.
Must apologie from the outset, as I'm a guitar player who has a rather unhealthy obsession with drums.

Here's a bit of my fun, a few gigs a year, band:
http://www.youtube.com/user/rawbritmusic?feature=mhee

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Old 08-22-2011, 05:07 AM
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Wow you're band is good and you guys have a good sound! Is you're drummer on this forum? His drums sound stellar!!

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Old 08-22-2011, 05:11 AM
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Hi Kyle.
No, I don't think Maz is a forum kinda bloke! Busy gigging with his "real" band.
This is just an excuse to play the stuff we grew up on. Ah, gotta love middle-age.

Yes, the DW is a lovely kit. He has a "kick port" in the front head of the kick drum; makes a bloody huge sound! Easily competes with a silly-sized guitar rig.

Thanks for the compliment.
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:31 AM
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Welcome aboard mate.

There's a few names I recognise in that line up....and a quick delve into Google quickly reminded me where I'd seen you before too. Great to have you on the site. Your experience will be of great benefit here.
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:58 AM
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Welcome aboard mate.

There's a few names I recognise in that line up....and a quick delve into Google quickly reminded me where I'd seen you before too. Great to have you on the site. Your experience will be of great benefit here.
Bear in mind, I'm just a guitar player who's a frustrated drummer!
However, if I can be of assistance, let me know.

Ta mate - I appreciate it.
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:10 AM
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Bear in mind, I'm just a guitar player who's a frustrated drummer!
Has it been a long running interest of yours? You've played with some good ones over the years Bob. I'd wager you can call on some pretty solid players for a tip or two.

You said the gig with Mick and co is just a side gig. I take it you still have a lot of other irons in the fire.....have you managed to get any kit time in to satisfy the drumming itch?
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:30 AM
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Has it been a long running interest of yours? You've played with some good ones over the years Bob. I'd wager you can call on some pretty solid players for a tip or two.

You said the gig with Mick and co is just a side gig. I take it you still have a lot of other irons in the fire.....have you managed to get any kit time in to satisfy the drumming itch?
My fave drummer is Peter Heckenberg, a Sydney lad who moved to NY about 10 years ago to teach up-market kids. I've recently begun recording for myself, & Heck has been sending me drum tracks from his home studio. He doesn't have a collection of API mic pre's etc, but he does have that groove. I've taken to analysing drummers (hence a post in the "techniques" forum) & I just don't get it - Heck's playing looks to be perfectly in time (I pull up a grid to see) but it sounds so comfortable & loose. It's got me buggered how he does that! You may have surmised that I get pretty anal about stuff.

Yes, I've been fortunate enough to hang with some very good drummers - guitar players are in general a pretty boring bunch, they keep pathetically waffling on about "vintage" stuff, which I couldn't care less about........ So yeah, I do annoy them with questions. The really good ones just seem to try to play "in time" to the best of their abilities, yet their grooves are so different. I love Maz's groove (as in Boom Crash Opera, Raw Brit etc) & have asked him to come in & whack away & record on my MIDI kit so I can analyse him, too!

My own drumming is very basic. Read: pretty much total crap. But I do love playing! I'm a huge fan of Ted McKenna, Simon Kirke, Al Jackson, Elvin Jones, Gene Krupa, John Lee (The Dingoes) the usual suspects. I admit to using software to fix stuff, however, I've found that if I don't approach the part the right way, no amount of fixing will make it sound acceptable & I don't want to program everything that Heck isn't playing on.

Sorry about the lengthy reply. Oops!

Off to coach for my kids music program.

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Old 08-22-2011, 03:54 PM
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Old 08-23-2011, 01:54 AM
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Real name?
Tony Rocha

Age?
18

How long have you been playing?
Officially? A few months.. but I played around
on other people's kits for the greater part of a few years

Origin of user name?
Its a combination of the nicknames I got in school

Your top 5 drummers?
Jimmy Sullivan
Neil Peart
Terry Bozzio
Mike Wengren
Travis Barker

Make of drumkit?
Taye

Make of cymbal?
Sabian (Crash, Ride, and Crash-ride)
LP (Ice bell)
Wuhan (China)
Zildjian (Hats)

Where do you practice?
My room

Are you in a band?
We are just starting out
and struggling all the way (financial reasons :\)

Do you play covers or originals?
a lot of covers, but I also spend a lot of time experimenting
to try and compose for a few songs we've written

What style of music?
Metal

Favourite take out food?
chinese

What country do you live in?
USA

One really odd fact about yourself?
I love pizza rolls and mountain dew.. together...

How did you start drumming?
I'd always been making "beats" since I was young, I just traded in pencils and desks for drumsticks and drums
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Old 08-27-2011, 03:18 PM
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Hey guys i'm new to this forum it's nice to meet you all.

Real name?
Joshua Chandler
Age?
18
How long have you been playing?
4 and a half years
[b]Origin of user name?[/B
Yoshimitsu form the video game tekken with a J repalacing the Y. i don't play tekken anymore but i made it when i was 10 and has been by go to username ever since.
Your top 5 drummers?
Travis Barker
Shannon Leto
Mike Fuentes
Chad Smith
Dean Butterworth
Make of drumkit?
Yamaha
Make of cymbal?
Zildjian
Where do you practice?
At home
Are you in a band?
yes
Do you play covers or originals?
originals
What style of music?
Pop-Punk
Favourite take out food?
Subway with vege patty and no cheese. That's all i can eat as i am a vegan.
What country do you live in?
Australia
One really odd fact about yourself?
I have a huge phobia of sharks. I can't even watch one on tv or look at a picture of one.
How did you start drumming?
I used to listen to Travis Barkers drumming in Blink 182 and tap along to the songs on a couch or pillows. One day my dad who is also a drummer but hadn't played in years took his old kit out of the shed and i jumped on it and just started playing. the rest is history haha.
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Old 08-29-2011, 04:14 PM
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  • Real name? Giorgio G.
  • Age? 31
  • How long have you been playing? I started in 1998 and played for a year and a half. Then I had to give up, since I moved to a different city to attend University. Then it was a lot of on and off, until 2009, when I formed a New Wave cover band with a few friends, so I seriously resumed playing. But I\\\\\\\'m still crappy!
  • Origin of user name? Long and not funny to explain. It just means \\\"Pear Juice\\\" in Italian.
  • Your top 5 drummers? Jimmy Chamberlin, Jimmy Chamberlin, Jimmy Chamberlin, Jimmy Chamberlin and Jimmy Chamberlin.
  • Make of drumkit? My best kit is currently a Tamburo Formula (Italian manufacturer), but I also still have the Ludwig Rocker \\\'98 I started playing on, which I use for live performances. I also have a Roland TD-9KX.
  • Make of cymbal? Zildjian! I am trying to build a full set of A\\\'s, one of A Custom\\\'s and one of K\\\'s. Takes a lot of money!!! I also have a set of Murat Diril\\\'s, which are gaining popularity in Italy.
  • Where do you practice? At my parents\\\' house, which is sadly ~100 km away from where I work (and live), so I spend all of my weekends there. But I have my Roland here!
  • Are you in a band? Yes, it\\\'s called Decade, http://www.decade.it
  • Do you play covers or originals? We started out as a dark rock/new wave cover band (think of Joy Division)., but we are also trying to come up with originals. We already have half a dozen ready and many others to complete.
  • Favourite take out food? Chinese!
  • What country do you live in? North-West Italy.
  • One really odd fact about yourself? I can\\\'t really play the drums! Oh, and I hate sunflowers.
  • How did you start drumming? I was watching Queen\\\'s Live at Wembley \\\'86, and \\\"We Will Rock You\\\" came up...

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Real name: Rene
How long have i been playing ? I get to fart around with my son's kit when he's not home. So, 3 years i guess.
User name : My wife, her 75 year old mom and i, have all been roadies for him at one point.
Top 5 : hum...Carl Palmer was a big influence for me growing up.The drummer for Alice Cooper in the early 70's ( don't know his name ! ) and i like Neil Peart. Paul Thompson of Roxy Music was also a favorite. Guess that's it.
Drumkit, & cymbals: Pearl VMX, Zildjian cymbals and a brand new Paiste 24 big ride ( love it ! )
I get to play when no one's around, i am NOT in a band, and play whatever i can, trying not to embarass myself too much.
Stuff : I live in Eastern Ontario, Canada.
I first played when i was 14. I was invited to a friend's family summer gathering. I remember a pool party, and a drum kit sitting outside. I sat and played the thing. The kit's owner said i had the hang of it. I think he was being nice. I was hooked, but never got to play again till i was 50.

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Old 08-30-2011, 04:50 PM
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Real name? Chris Crockett
Age? 32
How long have you been playing? Almost 9 whole months!
Origin of user name? Crockett + Octopus = croctopus.
Your top 5 drummers? ?uestlove, Steve Gadd, Gene Krupa, Jojo Mayer, Clyde Stubblefield
Make of drumkit? Gretsch
Make of cymbal? Zildjian
Where do you practice? My house
Are you in a band? Not yet but I need one
Do you play covers or originals? I guess covers and beats since I'm still learning
What style of music? Anything I can get my hands on and my brain around but I am quiet fond of soul, hip hop and breakbeats.
Favorite take out food? Thai
What country do you live in? USA USA USA
One really odd fact about yourself? I have a tattoo of a croctopus. It's basically my head on an octopus body.
How did you start drumming? I used to play bass so I was always interested in playing rhythms and beats. Some friends and I got really into playing rockband and I was always on drums. My girlfriend took notice of how much fun I had playing drums on rockband so she got me an Astro set for christmas and I started taking lessons with Zickos. The rest is a not too distant history.

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Old 08-31-2011, 06:36 AM
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What style of music? [B
Anything I can get my hands on and my brain around but I am quiet fond of soul, hip hop and breakbeats.[/b]
You forgot to mention Reggae.
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:39 PM
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Oh yes! and Reggae! Also, jazzy stuff and blues shuffles.
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:59 PM
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Hi...I registered last week .. 8/25 or 26. I can access the site (log in with my useer name /password) but am not yet able to post a Classified Ad I'd like to. [drum set 4 sale]; I have not yet received the email to let me set it up.

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Old 09-03-2011, 10:49 AM
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Real name? Freddy Poncin
Age 40something
How long have you been playing? Started to play kit @ 16.
Your top 5 drummers? Carlton Barrett, Steve Gadd, Manu Katche, Sly Dunbar, Art Blakey
Make of drumkit? PDP FS birch
Make of cymbal? Paiste and Sabian
Where do you practice? My house and at the band's rehearsal room
Are you in a band? Yes, current playing with Grace Barbe Afro Kreol
Do you play covers or originals? Originals and a few covers for sertain gigs
What style of music? Reggae, Afrobeat, funk, Sega, Seggae and a fusion of world music
Favorite take out food? Asian
What country do you live in? Australia
One really odd fact about yourself? I am from Amsterdam :)
How did you start drumming? I used to play congas from the age of 11 and then when I was 16 my neighbor bought a drumkit which ended up in my house as well!

A bit of footage with Grace Barbe at the 2010 Blue Mountains Festival in NSW
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wn6IySm-Nsg

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Old 09-05-2011, 11:18 PM
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Good day fellow drummers, my name is Gary Rosensweig. I am a 47 year old drummer in Frederick, Maryland. I have been playing since I was 8, and have had a great time every second behind the kit. Dealing with some egos, club owners, and mild burn out has been challenging, but I wouldn't trade any aspects of the experience. The tough times have made me enjoy playing that much more. And playing great gigs are that much sweeter.

I have degrees in performance, plus have spent years at Drummer's Collective, and Harbor Performing Arts in Harlem.

I am the proud author of The Progressive Drummer Series, which is a 30+ book/CD series covering the A to Z's of drum set education. If you would like to try out samples, as well as free lessons, please go to www.grdrumming.com

I have a teaching practice in Frederick,MD. If you would like to sign up for a lesson or two you can reach me via the website.

Other than that, I have two beautiful children, I love soccer, and I build custom furniture whenever I get the chance.

Have a great day. Thanks for reading!
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:29 PM
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Real name? Maheshwar singh
Age? 12
How long have you been playing? 6 months
Origin of user name?
Your top 5 drummers? Bob gatzen, Larry mullen jr, neil peart, i cant think of more
Make of drumkit? Pearl
Make of cymbal? zildjian
Where do you practice? used to be my basement before we flooded. now its my living room
Are you in a band? yes
Do you play covers or originals? few U2 covers but mostly original
What style of music? alternative/rock
Favourite take out food? Taco bell
What country do you live in? U.S.A
How did you start drumming? well ive been wanting a drum set for a while and i finally got it. i picked it up really easily because i used to plat the indian instrument called the tablas. ever since then i pick up new things everyday
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Old 09-09-2011, 10:41 PM
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Real name... Paul
Age...40
How long have I been playing...3 months
Origin of my username... I read it somewhere,can`t remember where.
Top 5 drummers..Phil Taylor (Motorhead) Ken Owen (Carcass) Don`t have any others.
Make of drum kit... Mapex HZB
Make of cymbals cheap Sabian`s that i am looking to replace.
Where do you practice...Living room
Are you or were you in a band..Nope.
Covers or originals...Originals
Style of music...Metal,Rock, but will have a go at any type of music.
Take out food..I don`t eat takeaway.
Country... England.
How did I start drumming...i have wanted to learn drumming for years but some how never got around to giving it a go until three months ago.I wish i started years ago but i suppose its better late then never.
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Old 09-10-2011, 01:15 AM
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Real name... Shaun
Age...16
How long have I been playing...7 Years
Origin of my username... Nightmare Before Christmas, my favorite movie ever
Top 5 drummers... Thomas Pridgen, Martin Lopez, Brann Dailor, Danny Carey, Abe Cunningham
Make of drum kit... ddrum d2
Make of cymbals... Sabian!
Where do you practice...Room
Are you or were you in a band...Yeah
Covers or originals...Originals
Style of music... All!
Take out food... Chinese
Country... US :/
How did I start drumming...Brann Dailor ispired me
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Old 09-13-2011, 01:41 PM
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Real name... nitin virat
Age...25
How long have I been playing...2 years (drums), 10 years (tabla), unknown years (table and anything dat makes sound)
Origin of my username... its my name Nitin virat., nitin means new and virat means huge..... :)
Top 5 drummers..Dave dicenso, steve gadd, benny greb, zakir hussain,
Make of drum kit... Sonor force 1007
Make of cymbals : Sabian XS20.,., i want to hand hammer dem myself., once i get some AAX and HHX
Where do you practice : my room
Are you or were you in a band.. Weird anxiety (Located himachal pradesh, India)
Covers or originals...Originals only with band ., original and covers for self. :P
Style of music... like listening to funk, electronica, jazz, punk, black metal and alot more., dont know wat i play or want to play.. my band is into something like black metal.
Take out food. : Mughlai
Country... India
How did I start drumming... started taking lessons for tabla when i was 15. Lessons lasted only 2 years... i know thats sad., :( .,., before that., i used to play on anything i get my hand on. started taking lessons for drums in january 2010.. going strong., will start taking djembe lessons in november... :) ., i am currently an architect by professions. want to be a music teacher and soon will be. :)
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Old 09-13-2011, 02:22 PM
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Hi.
My name is Tom and I come from Polish. I play drums since May last year. Previously, I played percussion instruments: bongos, congo, maracas, bells, etc..
I dealt with this good 12 years and everything of the nature of self-taught. I can play guitar and piano.

Now undertake lessons on drums, and the direction I want to push her ​​further musical adventure.

Greet.
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Old 09-13-2011, 04:18 PM
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Hey Tom, my names Tom :D

Welcome to the forum, sounds like your a bit of a jack of all trades :).

Hope you are enjoying the drums as much as the rest of us!

What kit are you currently using?

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Old 09-13-2011, 07:11 PM
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Welcome Tom, glad to have you aboard :)
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Welcome Tom! Certainly sounds like you have a lot to offer. What part of Poland are you from?
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Old 09-14-2011, 11:18 AM
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Thank you all for greeting

I live in north-eastern part of Polish.

My drum kit consists of:
Drum: Yamaha StageCustom : bas drum 22'', floor tom 14'', tom 10'' and tom 12'', snaredrum 14''
Cymbals: hi-hat : Sabian AAX Stage 14''
Zildjian: K Dark Crash 14''
Zildjian: K Heavy Dark 22''

Listen to my playing on youtube. Thanks.

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Old 09-14-2011, 11:50 AM
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Hi Guys, just joined the forum today, after browsing it for the last couple of months.

Real name? Josh
Age? 19
How long have you been playing? For about 6 years
Origin of user name? I was born in '92, and I've love cymbals. :)
Your top 5 drummers? Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Stewart Copeland, Dave Grohl and Jet Black, though the list is endless.
Make of drumkit? Yamaha Stage Custom Advantage
Make of cymbal? Zildjian, Paiste and Sabian.
Where do you practice? At home, or in a studio.
Are you in a band? Yeah, for about a year now
Do you play covers or originals? Both
What style of music? Rock
Favourite take out food? Fish&Chips
What country do you live in? Scotland
How did you start drumming? In music class at school, it was the only instrument left to play, so I took it up then and was hooked straight away. After messing about for a year and a half, I bought an electric kit in 2007, and I've been drumming ever since then.
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Old 09-16-2011, 01:44 AM
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Real Name:Phil

Live in Louisiana
Been playing for 30 years.

Screen Name: Phil2011

Some of you may remember me as Phil2007 from the now defunct Tightheads.org drum forum.

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Old 09-16-2011, 02:22 AM
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Hi Guys, just joined the forum today, after browsing it for the last couple of months.

Real name? Josh
Age? 19
How long have you been playing? For about 6 years
Origin of user name? I was born in '92, and I've love cymbals. :)
Your top 5 drummers? Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Stewart Copeland, Dave Grohl and Jet Black, though the list is endless.
Make of drumkit? Yamaha Stage Custom Advantage
Make of cymbal? Zildjian, Paiste and Sabian.
Where do you practice? At home, or in a studio.
Are you in a band? Yeah, for about a year now
Do you play covers or originals? Both
What style of music? Rock
Favourite take out food? Fish&Chips
What country do you live in? Scotland
How did you start drumming? In music class at school, it was the only instrument left to play, so I took it up then and was hooked straight away. After messing about for a year and a half, I bought an electric kit in 2007, and I've been drumming ever since then.
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Old 09-16-2011, 11:53 AM
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Hello.

Real name? Tim Sawyer (no, not Tom :-)
How long have you been playing? Since I was 10
Origin of user name? http://percussion360.com is my drum tutor book
Make of drumkit? Pearl
Make of cymbal? Zildjian/Paiste.
Are you in a band? Rothwell Temperance Band http://rtb.org.uk/
What style of music? It's a British brass band
What country do you live in? UK
One really odd fact about yourself? Once played a vibraphone with a cello bow
How did you start drumming? Was learning to play cornet at a saturday morning music centre. Had a cornet lesson first thing, then a band last thing, with a gap in the middle. Doing a lesson in the middle was free, as we'd paid for the morning, so I went to a percussion class. Never looked back!
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Old 09-20-2011, 12:57 AM
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Hi I'm new (so I'm posting in this thread)

Real name? Not going to put that on the internet
Age? 27
How long have you been playing? Percussion of different type from 9 drums with a drum kit from about 16 on and off.
Origin of user name? I am a unicorn rawr
Your top 5 drummers? only 5 what!?
Make of drumkit? No Idea its made of a lot of different bits some I made myself
Make of cymbal? don't use them much tbh
Where do you practice? My flat, other peoples flats and houses, studios and work.
Are you in a band? Sort of I make music on my own for the most
Do you play covers or originals? Original but I can play cover of things on instruments they don't work well on.
What style of music? No one has told me yet. some one said it was wonky math folk.
Favourite take out food? mushy peas
What country do you live in? Scotland
One really odd fact about yourself? what being a unicorn that plays drums is not an odd fact in its self?
How did you start drumming? By placing my self next to some drums then hitting them and so on.

Also I'm not a real drummer I am more of a percussionist tbh
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Old 09-20-2011, 03:20 PM
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Hi folks! Day 1 for me on the forums.

Real name?
Nik

Age?
30's

How long have you been playing?
Just over 13months or so..

Origin of user name?
My real name is mixed in there


Your top 5 drummers?
1.Tommy Igoe
2. Liberty Diveto
3. Taylor Hawkins
3. Dave Grohl
4. Larz Ulrich


Make of drumkit?
Pearl Vision Series


Make of cymbal?
Zildjian K Customs & A Customs


Where do you practice?
Home (spare room converted into mini studio)


Are you in a band?
No


Do you play covers or originals?
Covers


What style of music?
Rock, Pop,


Favorite take out food?
Fried Chicken!!


What country do you live in?
Australia


How did you start drumming?
Played at school during music classes between the ages of 10 and 11, then went through my teens and 20's years involved with cars (I was a mechanic...grrr). Decided life as a "mechanic" was too boring for me and went into medical. Found myself a good career and basically saved up enough money to fund myself a nice kit to get back into drumming with. That happened 2 years ago, I've been drumming in total about 13months. I'm sad that I left drumming out of my life for all those years.....




Hi to you all :-)
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Old 09-21-2011, 03:31 AM
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Hey folks, how's it going? I'm a brand new member here, but anyone from the Pearl Drummers Forum may recognize me as I use the same user name over there.

Obviously my name is Jeff, I'm 36 and I've been playing for 20 years. I recently sold my acoustic kit and bought a Yamaha DTXtreme iii SP so I could play at home every day as I don't gig with bands or do as many sessions as I used to.

Happy to be here and look forward to contributing!
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Old 09-23-2011, 05:50 PM
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Welcome to all drummers in this forum.

Real name?
Thomas Kriesmann

Age?
42

How long have you been playing?
7 years (5 years first, then a 16 year break, and now since 2 years again)

Origin of user name?
That is the nickname my buddies at university gave me and I use it ever since as user name. For English native speakers: The "die" is not related to death or so. It is a german article in front of female nouns. "Neckar" is a river in the southwest of Germany and it is masculin which would require the masculin article "der". I got that wrong as I am from the North of Germany where all rivers are female. My buddies found that funny and so I got that weird nickname. So much the lesson in German grammar. Let's continue with the top 5 drummers.

Your top 5 drummers?
In chronological order of their influence on me:
1. Peter Criss (As a kid, I played to his solos on Kiss Alive I and II on my airdrums - with my face painted of course. Probably the reason why I am a drummer at all.).
2. Simon Philipps (Give Blood by Peter Townsend just blew me away).
3. John Bonham (Fool In The Rain was my first challenge after my "come-back").
4. Tommy Igoe (A great teacher - though I have not had the opportunity of being taught by him in person, but via DVD instead).
5. Kenny Aronoff (listen to what he has to say: http://www.drummerworld.com/Videos/k...kingabeat.html)

Make of drumkit?
Gretsch Blackhawk. Yes, I am on budget as I focus on the sound first (and I have to feed three children also). Everybody in my band particularly like the phat 22/20 basedrum with closed resonance head. The toms have a nice attack and open, wide sustain with Remo coated heads. On my metal snare, I have an Aquarian Texture Coated head - great sound and a very sustainable coating. The best for brushes, I would say.
I also have a Millenium E-drum set MPS 400 at home.

Make of cymbal?
A crispy hihat, a clear and defined ride, a good crash and last but not least a fantastic china. All made by Masterwork Troy.

Where do you practice?
At home with my e-set. In the practice room of my band with the Gretsch.

Are you in a band?
Yes, one.

Do you play covers or originals?
We play covers, i.e. we convert Rock/Pop classics into Jazz.

What style of music?
Jazz, Funk, Swing, Bossa Nova, Tango, Reggae. What ever we see fit for the interpretation of the said Rock/Pop classics.

Favourite take out food?
Pizza.

What country do you live in?
Germany. In Munich to be exact.

One really odd fact about yourself?
I would say that my drum carreer is odd. See above.

How did you start drumming?
As mentioned above, on my airdrums and years later at the age of 20 on my first kit.

All the best
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Old 09-24-2011, 12:39 AM
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Real name? Simon Turner

Age? 22

How long have you been playing? Been playing drums just under a year
Origin of user name? Nickname at school was Tino, and support Sheffield United (The Blades)

Your top 5 drummers? Matt Helders, Keith Moon, Cozy Powell, Dave Grohl, Mitch Mitchell

Make of drumkit? My Drum kit is a Yamaha Tour Custom

Make of cymbal? Zildjian ZXT

Where do you practice? Small practice in a really old building in Sheffield

Are you in a band? Just started a month ago. Don't have a band name yet though

Do you play covers or originals? Originals

What style of music? Indie Rock

Favourite take out food? Indian (best food in the world

What country do you live in? UK

One really odd fact about yourself? I'm just strange in general

How did you start drumming? Started going to see a few local bands. Seemed like the most fun to play :)
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Old 09-25-2011, 01:19 PM
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Real name: Juho-Antti Alfthan

How long have you been playing: not that long, first 12 years and then 5 years :)

Make of drumkits:
Started with Pearl Export(sold)...
...then Tama Rockstar-2BD(sold),
...Yamaha electronics(sold),
...Roland TD9KX(sold)
Now I am playing Tama Artstar Cordia and happy man.

Where do you practice: training room in same city.

Are you in a band: Yes, one band is called Wrong.

Do you play covers or originals: covers only for practise, originals for bands

What style of music: Metal and whatever are the wishes...

What country do you live in: FINLAND

How did you start drumming: very, very small boy played with spoons and pots... one very dark and cold (-35 degrees celsius) morning (29 years ago) I started shaking and thinking about drumming all the time...
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Old 10-03-2011, 07:35 AM
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Real name: Tyler Gottschalk

How long have you been playing: since I was 9 so around 13 years

Make of drumkits:
-Main Kit - Pearl EX Export with Pearl JJ signature snare, Tama MP Melody master 12" side snare, Various Zildjian, Meinl, and Sabian cymbals.
- Other Kits - Yamaha Stage Custom

Where do you practice: My band rehearsal space and at my apartment on my hybrid electric kit that I built.

Are you in a band: Yes, a Prog/Alt/Rock/Metal band called Neuralizer - http://www.facebook.com/Neuralizerband

Do you play covers or originals: Originals

What style of music: I play and listen to EVERYTHING from Pop to Jazz to Death Metal. My band is primarily a very diverse and dynamic progressive sound.

What country do you live in: US

How did you start drumming: By beating on my mother's tupperware and pots and pans when I was a wee little lad
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Old 10-03-2011, 12:40 PM
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Real name?
Tyler Birney

Age?
26

How long have you been playing?
4 hours total lol.

Origin of user name?
Hotmail requires a screen name for msn. This was the "generated" one and I liked it.

Your top 5 drummers?
REVVVVVV!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Make of drumkit?
Network. I too am a guitar/bass/mandolin player with a HUGE obsession for drums! Testing the waters before I drop $$$ on a REAL kit.

Make of cymbal?
I don't remember rofl. It sucks balls!

Where do you practice?
In my finished basement

Are you in a band?
Nope.

Do you play covers or originals?
Only covers, unless I'm just messing with beats.

What style of music?
Mostly rock. Everything from CCR to Metallica.

Favourite take out food?
Pizza

What country do you live in?
Canaduh

One really odd fact about yourself?
I'm 6'5".

How did you start drumming?
I play things with strings and picked them up very easily. With my obsession for drums, thought I'd see if I've got what it takes to take on something without strings?
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