Search results

  1. Icetech

    Hoglan interview..

    This got posted today.. it's a pretty good listen if anyone is interested.
  2. Icetech

    Shoulder rebuild questions..

    So I crashed my mountain bike and destroyed my shoulder pretty much broke the entire ball apart. Tomorrow morning they're doing a full rebuild using a reverse ball and socket and I'm going to lose mobility. I was just curious if any of you guys. have ever been through this and is there a chance...
  3. Icetech

    A little help with mic/mixer options..

    Quick story and please bear with me. First, the background.. I am a basement dweller and i just play for myself because i love it. My setup is basically music through headphones from a computer into a stereo. (with a projector to play along with stuff i like on youtube). I have been playing...
  4. Icetech

    Music industry warning...

    I just wanna post this here to warn people about the dangerous of the music industry and what can go wrong :( P.S. i love this channel... they post some of the best/worst things ever made :)
  5. Icetech

    Yamaha 100th anniversaty.. worth pursuing?

    So.. a customer of mine has a full set of the 100th anniversary in birdseye maple that he bought brand new in 87, and it's been sitting ever since.. He plays a different instrument and bought these on a whim (which is insane... since they were at huber and breese, i won't even walk into the...
  6. Icetech

    Beater weight issue..

    So, being a fairly new drummer (6 years) i never put much thought into beaters, i have used a few vintage bombers since i started playing. Recently i bought a DW 2 sided rubber/felt beater. I have never put anything thought into beater weight at all but since getting this beater i cannot pull...
  7. Icetech

    Split a snare head for the first time..

    So.. recently i bought an aquarian American vintage (i have a stave snare that's slightly oversize) and fell in love with it. ended up on my rogers dyna.. Last night i was playing and went to start another song and the head had split along the bearing edge.. I have never had a head split. and...
  8. Icetech

    "Punk" on EPiX

    Just wanted to mention this for any old punk fans or new i guess.. 3 episodes out so far and is easily the best punk documentary i have seen.. starts back with the MC5 and Stooges and works up from there.. interviews with a lot of big names and great footage..
  9. Icetech

    This is why i like jazz...

    Ok.. not sure what genre.. but i just ran into this and have to post it.. and i thought drummers would like it :) Be warned.. the longer you listen the better it gets, i think it's a trap of some type.. The Shaggs
  10. Icetech

    Bad Rogers replacement wires?

    Just curious if anyone has replaced their rogers wires with new wires from the new rogers? When i got my snare the orignal wires were pretty bad. ordered new ones. It's been about 8 months and just felt underneath and a third wire has come out of the end.. I had 2 of the wires come off about...
  11. Icetech

    Tom Jones...

    Just went last night and saw Tom Jones here in detroit... Was a good show, his voice still sounds great (had to warm up a bit then started hitting some things i thought he wouldn't be able to at 78..) The drummer had an interesting setup, 2 dw kits one forward one 90 degrees to the left so he...
  12. Icetech

    Quick roger question..

    So i was talking to a customer of mine that has played the same Gretsch kit since the 60's and he mentioned he had a rogers snare laying on shelf for like 20 years now.. he brought it in and handed it to me, told me use it as long as i want, It's in good shape and i want to take it all apart and...
  13. Icetech

    Can drums swell/expand?

    So.. i'm 99% sure the answer has to be yes to this.. BUT.. about 2 years ago i had a guy here in michigan (bud buznik, i think) Make me a walnut stave snare.. which i just love to death, a few months about i just couldn't seem to tune it at all and get anything decent.. So i was going to swap...
  14. Icetech

    Watching a deal go away?

    Soo.. bored at work looking through CL today (which is never good) and i run into this kit for sale... https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/msg/6061449448.html So.. emailed the guy and someone is coming to pick it up tonight.. Which i don't need another kit i have wanted a vintage ludwig 2up...
  15. Icetech

    Cashing in on the dead.. (Aquarian now..)

    So awhile ago a drum company was talking bout making a buddy rich snare.. which i found just appalling. And now i just got a email from Aquarian that they are now making Buddy Rich heads. Does the cashing in on a dead persons name bug anyone else or am i out of line? I actually love Aquarian...
  16. Icetech

    Hand Hammering.. why?

    I was going to respond to another thread about cymbals but decided to just create one rather than hi-jack. Why do cymbal manufacturers and their retailers tout hand hammered like that's a good thing? Is there a reason that cymbals can't be machine made and sound good? I mean between laser...
  17. Icetech

    Accidentally finding new music..

    So.. i spend my nights after work practicing for 1-2 hours doing exercises then 1-2 hours flipping through youtube playing along with songs. That suggestion bar on the right though has led me to some interesting discoveries. Bands like leaf hound or Fresh blueberry pancake. Or Black Cat bones...
  18. Icetech

    Help: Is DW Performance Snare A Mistake

    no idea how this ended here.. was a response to a thread.. please delete....
  19. Icetech

    Junior Parkers drummer?

    So... as i play through songs when practicing i use youtube and just play through the lists on the right and this song keeps coming up and i am so in love with it.. and although normally detest remakes of songs (since people generally don't do it as well as the original or don't change it and...
Top