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Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Skitch
Re: My reply to a drummer who asked about becoming a studio player

And just as an aside, when someone asks me if they have a future in the music business, my response is usually "I don't know if I have a future in the music business!"

Mike
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Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Skitch
My reply to a drummer who asked about becoming a studio player

I get emails from time to time asking "How do I become a studio player...I really think that I can do it!" I get some others but this is usually the most common.

Here is my reply:

"My first...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Skitch
Re: Talent vs. Hard Work and the Importance of Organized Practice with Pro Drummer Nick Ruffini

Talent is the raw material, like petroleum. Hard work is the refining of talent into a skill, like gasoline. Relying solely upon talent will ultimately lead to failure. Refining talent into skills...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

New to the cave:



DRUMS:



SHELL PACKS:
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 905
Posted By Skitch
Re: Preparing for Cruise Ships. Some advice?

and/or snores like a jackhammer/chainsaw combo.

Mike

http://www.mikemccraw.com
http://www.dominoretroplate.com
http://www.patentcoachmike.com
http://www.youtube.com/drummermikemccraw...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 905
Posted By Skitch
Re: Preparing for Cruise Ships. Some advice?

My experience as well.

Mike

http://www.mikemccraw.com
http://www.dominoretroplate.com
http://www.patentcoachmike.com
http://www.youtube.com/drummermikemccraw...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 115,899
Posted By Skitch
Re: Most Under-rated Drummers

+1

Also, Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction) is a true musician, Jim Keltner, Jim Gordon. Another would be John "Bermuda" Schwartz. He gave a clinic at the 2004 Hollywood drum show. He one of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,159
Posted By Skitch
Re: I'm a jaded music industry guy

Do we have jackets for the JMIG club? Let me know when mine is ready for sizing.


Mike

http://www.mikemccraw.com
http://www.dominoretroplate.com
http://www.patentcoachmike.com...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,159
Posted By Skitch
Re: I'm a jaded music industry guy

+1

I was in Marching band and the snares were not tuned low by any stretch of the imagination!

This was when Drum and Bugle Corps was really coming on strong and the demise of Parade Bands...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 767
Posted By Skitch
Re: R.i.P Vic Firth

Right on!

I had met Vic at contest in Enid, Oklahoma when I was 14 as he was my judge and met him at some of the NAMM shows later in life. He was also kind enough to talk to me in 2005 over the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,017
Posted By Skitch
Re: Just saw "The Wrecking Crew" movie

You're right, Larry, that book does capture one's imagination!

As it was probably pointed out by someone else in this thread, Hal was probably good at managing his money. It was more than likely...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

More cave arrivals:



DRUMS:



SNARE DRUMS:
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

More cave arrivals:



DRUMS:



SHELL PACKS:
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

What is in the cave these days:



DRUMS:



SHELL PACKS:
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

What is in the cave these days:



DRUMS:



SHELL PACKS:
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Here are the items for sale this week:



DRUMS:



LUDWIG:
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Here are the items for sale this week:



CYMBALS:



ZILDJIAN:
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,415
Posted By Skitch
Re: Is Ringo a good drummer?

I don't know; was John Bonham a good drummer?

Modern Drummer 1997, Pages 54-55 - "13 reasons to give Ringo Respect"

Without Ringo, you don't have the same John Bonham. We all stand on the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Here are the items for sale this week:



CYMBALS:



PAISTE:
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Here are the items for sale this week:



CYMBALS:



PAISTE:
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Here are the items for sale this week:



DRUMS:



LUDWIG:
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,312
Posted By Skitch
Re: Is it OK to talk about the movie "Whiplash" yet?

I saw this movie a few weeks ago………I initially didn’t like it but it did haunt my thoughts for a few days.

I do wonder if the nefarious Buddy Rich tapes were any of the inspiration for the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By Skitch
Re: Weird Al Wired

I was told that royalties for parodies of songs were not required as there has to be something to parody in the first place - layman's terms, not legal. I was also told that Al, even though he isn't...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Here are the items for sale this week:



CYMBALS:



ZILDJIAN:
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 508,347
Posted By Skitch
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Here are the items for sale this week:



CYMBALS:



ZILDJIAN:
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