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Forum: Drums 05-22-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Gurus played hard!

Was not expecting Jay Postones to be hiding behind that link. Very pleasantly surprised; he's an absolute monster player (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Db-kdxlb9Mo).

Kit sounds amazing (of...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 804
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Playing Live With a Metronome

I always play locked down to a click track, since we play with prerecorded and/or preprogrammed sequences live.

It's a double-edged sword. On one hand, it's nice to delegate the tempo to a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,190
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Forum demographic

ASL, wanna cyber?
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,353
Posted By Naigewron
Re: What is your drum setup pet peeve?

For what it's worth, he is 40 ;)
That clip is a couple of years old though.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col_Hatchman
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,190
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Forum demographic

Wouldn't be hard to set up a survey through one of the survey tool sites online. Someone should get on that :D

But since people are posting here:
Location: Bergen, Norway
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Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,353
Posted By Naigewron
Re: What is your drum setup pet peeve?

I think I've found the most pet peeves combined in one kit:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdOTkRllJi8

- The most obvious one is the hihat up in the stratosphere (must be a custom stand)
-...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,353
Posted By Naigewron
Re: What is your drum setup pet peeve?

Kits that are too spaced out.

And also, awkward pedal angles and positions (http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122743)
Forum: Drum Technique 04-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Mike Mangini's 'The Grid' DVD - does explain the shiver technique?

That's crazy talk! If I can't watch a YouTube video about a technique and then instantly play it when I try it, there's something wrong with the technique.
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,927
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Can you read sheet music?

I can read music, but it's been at least 15 years since I used it actively (playing piano and in marching bands). I'm guessing that I'm nowhere near as fluent as I used to be (especially if I were to...
Forum: Drummers 04-10-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Matt Sorum

Great drummer, with a lot more chops than most people give him credit for.



He didn't; it was Axl's idea. Mike Portnoy (in one of his many social media snafus) commented on it once, and Matt...
Forum: Drums 03-26-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,588
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Snare Drum made from Seamless Stainless Steel Pipe

Holy crap! As someone who mostly plays fly-in gigs, I can't even imagine trying to use that beast live :)

Looks very cool, I'd love to have a go on it.
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By Naigewron
Re: What would be your drummer nickname?

"Who". Because after gigs, people always seem to wonder "Who's that sweaty guy trying to look cool by hanging with that band that just played?"

The joys of sitting in the dark at the back of the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Mounting a Personal Mixer behind the Kit

Don't have any pics, but I use a Meinl Large Percussion table (clamped to either a cymbal stand or my hihat stand).

I've covered the tray in velcro, so the mixer and DI box I have there stays...
Forum: Drums 03-24-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,588
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Snare Drum made from Seamless Stainless Steel Pipe

This project sounds a lot like a snare that I briefly played with; it was also made from a solid piece of steel pipe. It was one of the snares available in a studio where I recorded, but I ended up...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,119
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Hi-Hats: Tight or loose????

Not super-sloshy, but it needs to have a fair bit of movement. If the clutch is too tight, it just feels and sounds really bad when playing them open.
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,914
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Drummers you thought sucked,but...

Few guys can hold down those pounding 4th/8th/16th note chugging bass line grooves like Michael Anthony. Before Sammy Hagar replaced David Lee Roth, he was also by far the best singer in the band.
Forum: Drummers 02-24-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Drummers who don't play/use a ride cymbal.

Keith Moon comes to mind. For much of his career, he didn't even use a hihat.
Forum: Drummers 02-20-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,271
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Rick Allen (Def Leppard)

My mistake, I got the album titles mixed up. My point stands though, he still played the cymbals :-)

Didn't mean to make it sound like I contradicted you, just wanted to clarify your point.
Forum: Drummers 02-20-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,271
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Rick Allen (Def Leppard)

Partly true. The cymbals are acoustic and played by Rick, but the majority of the drum tracks are programmed.

Rick just wasn't good enough with one arm at that point yet.
Forum: Drum Technique 02-18-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Odd time signature songs for beginners

The main riff in "Times Like These" by Foo Fighters in in 7/4. Very easy to play along to.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhzmNRtIp8k
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Drumeo - any opinions?

I think it has a lot to do with the ways that some of the main guys behind Drumeo promoted the site, especially in the early days. It often came across as almost purely spam posting across every drum...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By Naigewron
Re: So...where do you keep your spare sticks?

Same here. I used to also have a holder on my hihat stand, but I don't think it saved me any time when reaching for a fresh one. So these days I just hang my bag on my floor tom and that's plenty...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Satellite Dish Anyone?

Man, quality control sucks these days
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Pedal setup - aka. how do people play this?

Yeah, it seems I need to clarify this too. I definitely never meant to judge anyone's chosen setup with this thread; it's posted out of genuine curiosity.

I'm actually a bit surprised though. I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By Naigewron
Re: Pedal setup - aka. how do people play this?

Oh absolutely, variations are to be expected, and that's great! I'm specifically referring to the setups which look like they would require some very uncomfortable or inefficient leg positions. The...
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