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    INSTAGRAM / YOUTUBE DRUMMING CULTURE: LOVE IT? HATE IT? WHY?

    Love it. Wish YouTube existed when I first started playing as a kid, 50 years ago. So much information and great playing out there. Like anyone else on here, I'm pretty discerning about what I watch. But IMO there is a lot of great stuff out there. And it's free!
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    What are you listening to right now?

    One morning in 1979 or 1980 I was sitting in a pew during the Sunday service at St. Stephens Uniting Church in Sydney, Australia. I thought it was odd that people were turning around to have a look at me, trying to be unobtrusive, but staring nonetheless. After some time I looked over my right...
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    show off your snare

    Herrlichen!
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    Maybe I am old but I just don’t understand this

    The complaints I see in forums tend to be big ones, and I'm glad to know about them. For the little stuff, it's easy enough to skip over a thread.
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    13x7 Snare Drum

    I'm always surprised at how much of a difference there is between my 12s and my 14s. Have never tried a 13. FWIW I use G1's on my 12s.
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    What are you listening to right now?

    A little PJ Harvey. Rob Ellis' amazing drumming is always spot on.
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    Smaller diameter tom deeper than the succeeding tom...

    Purdie's snare seems really low in this video. Is it common?
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    Disappointed with Pearl Roadshow

    I concur with the earlier poster who said this has been a difficult thread to read. I'm glad you get to talk to a real person tomorrow who can actually do something. Also, I think Chuck should have a word with Amanda. She should have channeled you to the front of the queue IMO. My...
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    Disappointed with Pearl Roadshow

    So sorry about your story. Maybe you could ask Sweetwater to send you the Sonor AQX instead . . . Sonor AQX Jazz 4-piece Shell Pack - Red Moon Sparkle | Sweetwater
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    FEMALE DRUMMERS: YOUR FAVES & WHY?

    I like male drummers, female drummers, young drummers, old drummers, reggae drummers, jazz drummers, you name it! Here are some female favs-- SHEILA E -- Saw her perform live at the Jacksonville Jazz Fest a few years ago. An amazing talent. Amazing musical family, pretty good singer, too...
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    What is "Worship Music"?

    There is a spectrum of "worship" music often dependent on the setting, from huge protestant megachurches, to a medium-sized Catholic church that I attend, to small independent churches. I don't know about synagogues or mosques. I think it's hard to be a good worship drummer because there often...
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Didn't realize until I looked that "Human on the Inside" was produced by Charley Drayton. No wonder the drums are so great on Chrissy A's version!!!
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    Negative effects of positive feedback.

    In retrospect, I should have said "more solos from Gadd!" LOL
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    Negative effects of positive feedback.

    I've met a number of musicians over the years. Some well-known: Carl Palmer, Roger Earl, Lou Gramm, Jimmy Webb, Gary Lewis, Dan Tracey, Joe Locke, Rex Smith. Many more not as well-known but often equally talented (or sometimes even more so). Without exception each performer was gracious and...
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    What are you listening to right now?

    I had this problem the first time I tried to post, and I use a PC. Wrong way: Having YouTube open, I right clicked on the URL, copied it, and pasted it in to my drummerworld response, like this - Republica - Ready to Go [1997] - YouTube Right way: With YouTube open and with the video...
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