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    Dropping sticks

    For the longest time I had a stick dripping habit that drove me insane! Until I tried using a traditional hand position on the snare. Haven’t dropped a stick since! Incase anyone is having the same problem try switching stick holding grip
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    Drum discoveries

    So I’m back to playing drums after a 20 year hiatus. And basically having to re learn a lot of what I’ve forgotten. I was practicing today and was pissed off and found quite by accident, my shitty cheap 5 piece actually sounds better than it ever has and I was wondering if anyone else has come...
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    Is it just me?

    While not really a fan of growl vocals if you can understand what the vocalists are saying/growling I guess that’d be ok. Something about these vocals/song/rhythm strike in me a primal string. I am Germanic Any Nordic descendants here feel the same?
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    Ear worm or schizophrenia?

    So I started losing my hearing noticeably from 18 on like Beethoven without the talent, I have always had tinnitus and music in my head 24/7. Always a random song, most times a decent song occasionally a crappy song. Does anyone else have this? Even though I have lost a great deal of my hearing...
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    Hey! How’s it going?

    Which drum or part of your kit is your favorite part? Me? I’m beginning to love the hi-hat which I find really strange but..? Shrug
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    Tech challenged

    So the last time I played in a band cassette tapes were the chit. And so I have a tech question. I’m a drummer but I also really like bass guitar. I sold my bass amp and I know you cannot use a bass on a guitar amp unless you have a DI box. Question: Can I power a bass speaker cab with a power...
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    Who can twirl their sticks?

    Time to flaunt your skills. Who can twirl? (Plz show a video of how to) lol
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    The screws on all the heads

    I noticed a long time ago drum heads were screwed in with bolts and SOME screw-nuts have springs in them whereas others do not. No springs = crap kit?
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    Here’s a topic I haven’t seen mentioned (updated) Thanks! I removed 1/2 of the kick drum pillows and sounds better thanks you guys

    Bass drum pillow stuffers. Is too much better than too little? What kind of “pillow” is best?
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    Frankenstein it!

    I’ve seen a few communities where people who have joined can create from scratch or a cover that interested people can add tracks to a song independently. I have a suspicion we could as a community create some reallllly good music?
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    Just wanted to take a moment and thank everyone in this community. All been very helpful and in a few days I’ve learned a few nuggets worth remembering. Y”all are outstanding and this is the FIRST community I’ve found gold star. Prost!!!
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    Bass guitar amp

    I started practicing bass guitar last year but sold my amp for my drums and now am missing said amp. Does anyone have a Fender Rumble amp? That brand makes my Ibanez GROWL. Ha
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    Modern Genres

    Can someone tell me what genre this is? Is it a rap/metal fusion? I’m digging it
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    Pedals are my bane

    Can anyone steer me to good single and double bass pedals? Not too expensive. What’s a decent cheaper pedal?
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    Post in thread 'Best way to gently clean cymbals'
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