Recent content by eamesuser

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    Advice on building a drum riser

    Hey everyone,I am going to help a friend build a drum riser for his home studio,and have a few questions. The room is about 14 feet by about 20 feet. What dimensions and shape would be most efficient? How high off the floor should it be for best sound/ recording? I see that some...
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    question about bpm software

    Hi all,any body know of an app software for PC that will analyze bpm all through a song,in other words where you take a recording and see where the bpm is at any point in the recording?
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    Sabian XSR monarch 14" hats

    The other day I was in a music store and was checking out the Hi Hats,and played these,really nice,they were priced at 170.00 ish. They were a little dark,a little dry,little funky,but musical. There are a good amount of less expensive/ entry and mid level hats out there IMO,but they are...
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    Players skills deteriorating

    Could use some insight and advice here. First a little background. A few years back I hooked up with a weekend warrior cover band,they were not very good,but were nice people and were actually booking gigs so I stuck with it. The best player in the band was a lead guitarist,he was one of...
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    Standards/tunes for Gen Next Millenialls?

    Hi all,my question has to do with songs for a cover band I am in. About a week ago a friend called with a last minute private party gig,and the four of us were able to pick some common ground songs,about thirty,mostly classic rock from the 60's 70's and 80's,we rehearsed once and did the gig,we...
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    vintage Rogers on the gig and edge question

    Was hoping folks on here that were drum builders and or have had bearing edges done could chime in. 1966/67 20 12 14 Had not played these out in quite a while,it seems like the 20 14 make it just that much easier set up in tight spaces I need a couple of other things for it,I would love to...
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    Slightly OT Opening bands that are louder than the headliner

    I have seen some shows where the opening bands have been about the same volume,but I have seen where the opening band has been far and away louder than the the headliner. Once when I saw Puddle of Mud,Nickleback and 3 doors down,nicklenack was louder. I have somehow managed to see Ted Nugent...
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    The out of tune out of the pocket phenomena

    Always wondered about this,there have been times where one or two of the instruments in the band have been badly out of tune,or once a bass player was tuned to E flat,rest of band E,but when this happens not only does it sound horrible but it pulls me out of the pocket big time. Does this...
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    Drum tab/rhythmic notation

    Hi all,I am looking for a site I have seen on threads here,it had the drum parts written out very nicely,I can not remember the name of the site.any help greatly appreciated.
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    double pedal advice

    Hi guys and gals,I need a little advice,am am teaching my 16 old neice to play,and she is starting Jam with people and needs a double kick pedal,can anyone recommend one at the low and mid price points? I saw a pdp on line for 100.00,and I saw a gibraltar avenger for 199.00...
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    Soundman controlling gig?

    Thought I would get you input/thoughts on this. Our band played a gig at a club for the 2nd time.The club gets new bands in on friday's,if they do well enough you can get booked for saturdays which are better attended and pay better.both sat and fri night bands are expected to play dance music...
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    italian cymbals

    try this as a start, good luck
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    Quick torque Cam mini review

    I recently had seen a few postings about the quick torque spring cam in this and another forum,you can check it out here Anyway I decided to try it and this is my impression. I tried it with my first wave Iron Cobra power glide,mine was the...
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    Mapex retrosonic review

    Hey everybody,thought I would post this because of the 2 page thread about these on this forum,they look great on video,and sound darn good to me.
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    When is a song ready?When deciding by committee

    Just wanted to know how it is decided in your bands,in my band we have a lead singer that knows nothing,and if we get through a song in practice without stopping,no matter how horrible,it finds it's way on to the set list,the bass player is not much better.The guitar player and I constantly are...