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Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,485
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Hahahahahahahaha :)

Do I know it... even with the toilet seat up, it's quite an art in itself...

http://free-icon-download.com/modules/PDdownloads/images/screenshots/funnel-clipart-download-free.png

I find that...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 738
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Extra sharp chisel 1 - finger 0 :(

My Dad used to say that if when learning to do something, the brain can't cope, the tool will find another way to get in...

:)
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 738
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Extra sharp chisel 1 - finger 0 :(

So sorry to hear this Andy, I hope you'll make a complete recovery... and try to stay away from drum building and playing... for your own sake.
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Straying out of my comfort zone

Larry, just dress like the Daft Punk guys and you'll be just fine...


http://25.media.tumblr.com/61ebf04c3cc7a84944aa0246e902f2a7/tumblr_mm35b87dGz1qmwrnuo1_1280.jpg


... and if anything goes...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,228
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Annoyed and disappointed with myself

Ooops... I missed this thread... sorry Madge :(

Lots of good advices given here, so the next time you'll do much better, I'm sure :)

I emphasis on the advices of playing rimshots (a bit hard to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,485
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Hahahahahahahaha :)

If you must have a player which overplay a lot, make sure it's easy on the eyes...

... like Anika Nilles.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AefM3oPhDJs&list=UU0P-ec6f8-oeueSf84RQZZg

Sorry for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By Mad About Drums
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Yolanda Charles on drummers! :)

One of Yolanda's latest project, I love it... and as Andy said, good catch on the cymbal at the end... :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uf7TxX0OEE



Yes and no, it's depending on how good...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,485
Posted By Mad About Drums
Forum: Drums 09-13-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,631
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: worth it?

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-eW7MaCn39Yg/U0RN3A9M2mI/AAAAAAAAAJA/lUqiN1B0CPM/s1600/keep-calm-and-make-up-your-mind-14.png
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,447
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Ringo's Drumming: Harder Than It Looks

OK, lol... but give me some times :)



Now as far as musicians playing like the Beatles, with an authentic feel, including the legendary Ringo's solo, check out side 2 of Abbey Road by this...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,577
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Completely out of touch old fart irrelevant opinion - but,

Now you're confusing an old fart like me :)



Yes Abe... I believe it is... and goes hand in hand with what you've said on your Speed Obsession thread...

"How about EDM or the DJs? Pulling...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,257
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Worst song ever

Like I said early in the thread, there's not such thing as a worst song...

... except maybe The Final Countdown

https://31.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lyvctxY0US1qd6v0do3_250.gif
Forum: Drummers 09-12-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 49,512
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Simon Phillips

Hi Drummerworld

I found this clip of Veronique Sanson live at The Olympia (Paris, France) from 1976, it feature the presentation of the musicians... and here you go, a 19 years old Simon Phillips...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,447
Posted By Mad About Drums
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: The Speed Obsession

So true... for years the speed factor was an important (if not crucial) part of my drumming practice, as well as very slow playing, but over the years I finally realised my limits in terms of speed...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Yolanda Charles on drummers! :)

Finally, this Beat Loaf session ends up on Drummerworld :)

I've been nagging Aaron to release it....

Wonderful advice from Yolanda, listen is the key... as is feel and groove (pocket) drumming....
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,447
Posted By Mad About Drums
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: More amazing Simon - "most farmer's wives in Bulgaria dance in 9/8"!

Some recent footage from the Tama 40th Anniversary Drum Festival with Simon, here he tackles most of what discussed in this thread, odd time signatures, brilliant use of dynamics, consistent hi hat...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Amazing (old) studio footage - Simon Phillips with The Coors :)

Yes, Simon's session often requires overdubs and the tempo are invariably already set up, where Simon shines is getting the feel and choice... like he did on the mind blowing groove in "Give Blood"...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: More amazing Simon - "most farmer's wives in Bulgaria dance in 9/8"!

Yes, Simon's a master in odd time groove, again the consistent and repetitive hi-hat pattern is the key, he use this hi hat concept quite often in many styles, even in 4/4 stuff, usually when he...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,447
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Ringo's Drumming: Harder Than It Looks

My post was merely an answer to Scott's question, nothing more and should be read within that context only :)

I didn't implied that Abe was or wasn't as good as Ringo or vice versa, it's just that...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,447
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Ringo's Drumming: Harder Than It Looks

Yes, the influence is quite there, I had no idea that the Everly Brothers were so much influenced by the Beatles :):):)



As Steve mentioned, the best "Ringo" is Abe Laboriel Jr, although he's a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: drum friends - help me out with this idea...

Vinnie Colaiuta is playing a 3/4 groove on this song by Nik Kershaw, it could be something which could help you to groove in 3/4 :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crlM7UCmmcI

... and a quick...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,447
Posted By Mad About Drums
Re: Ringo's Drumming: Harder Than It Looks

Sorry Andy, I have to disagree with you on that one :)

Early Beatles, yes you're right, there was nothing groundbreaking in their music, just good pop songs, but from 65 onwards they developed a...
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