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    Question about teaching

    Might anyone be able to give me any advice on how to keep lessons for an 8 year old fun and engaging, while still being productive?
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    Drum Playthrough of a new song

    Drum playthrough of a new song a mate and I are working on. :punk: Video quality is quite shockingly terrible but any constructive criticisms are welcome and appreciated.
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    Re: Going for simpler setups.

    Thanks Rich. It does seem to make me subconsciously work on more rudimental stuff a lot more, which I don't mind one bit! Yessir, I've recovered completely by now. My chest copped the worst of the...
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    Going for simpler setups.

    Hey y'all, how have you been? I haven't had much of a chance to post these days, I've been pretty busy leading up to the end of my final year of high school, but I still check through the forums...
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    Kick, Snare, Hats - Improvisation

    I thought I'd record a little jam I had today on a stripped back kit. It really is a different experience, playing with a kit this small when you're used to a 7 piece with 7 cymbals.. It feels a...
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    Re: Matt Halpern

    This guy is freakin' nuts. I've tried playing a little bit of Periphery and really didn't get very far! I love Halpern, one of my favorites for sure.
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    Re: FS/FT: 11" Sabian bell

    Would you be willing to ship to Australia? I'd cover shipping costs, if so.
  8. Sonor 3007 series drums in Autumn Fade finish

    Specifically, I'm after a 14" floor tom, 22" kick, 10" snare and an 8" tom. If anyone has any of these to sell, make yourself known! I'm located in Victoria, Australia.

    If anyone has a full kit...
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    Re: stupidest thing ive heard recently

    If you have a pessimistic mindset about learning like that, you wouldn't get far if you tried anyway. What a rubbish excuse. The bloke doesn't have an obligation to play drums or anything, but if...
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    Re: Sammy or Dave?

    Sammy. That opinion may have been the product of my father's subtle propaganda over the years lol, growing up and listening to VH, but I love Sammy. An outstandingly talented vocalist, that just sits...
  11. Re: Type of music you like to practice to.

    Metal mostly. But lots of Funk and Jazz these days too, when I can get on the kit.
  12. Re: I'm in the Aug issue of Drum! Magazine!!!!!!!

    That's awesome! Congrats buddy.
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    Re: New to drumming

    Google "rudiments" if you're unsure of what they are. They're quite fundamental exercises that will heavily contribute to your playing.. Even the pro's still go crazy on practicing them! As the guys...
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    Re: Car accident

    Thanks for the kind words, everybody. I appreciate it!


    Thanks Oli. Not quite sure for certain. He has a feeling it was a problem with one of the front tires, but I guess we'll never know, the...
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    Car accident

    Last Wednesday, I was in a car accident. I was the passenger in a car being driven by a good friend of mine, and within a minute and probably no more than 100 meters from departing, going up hill at...
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    Re: Dumb Things

    6 days ago I got into a car with no shoes, because I couldn't find socks.

    .. Yes, of course it gets better. Within a minute of driving, car accident, rolled car. I was picking glass out of myself...
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    Re: Musical theory question

    Thanks Yohin! I appreciate the reply. :)

    I know that the Phrygian mode can be built using any note as the tonic, I was just wondering that since that note was not specified, if it was meant to be...
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    Musical theory question

    Anyone with musical theory knowledge, I have a question. :) Musical modes, to my understanding, effectively have the applicable capability to remove the "black key" notes from different major scales....
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    Re: The cigars are out the window

    Congrats Mark. When you look back in a few months, there'll be no part of you that regrets it.
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    Re: I'm getting married in 2 weeks!!

    Congratulations, sir!
  21. Thread: Lessons?

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    Re: Lessons?

    I only charge $20 an hour, but I don't teach anything particularly advanced. I'm still studying and have no financial problems, living at home with my parents, so I'm mostly teaching for the...
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    Re: Opeth - Watershed.

    Vermivore is another Finnish band I'm getting to lately. Great stuff!
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    Re: Best Heads for fusion

    There is no "best" head, only ones that will sound better or worse to your ears specifically. You may like a single ply, open sounding head, or a double ply, muffled head, with dampening rings and...
  24. Re: big drumkit or simple??? what's your pick...

    Depends on my mood really. But, if you're on a smaller kit and need more, there's not anything you can do about it, whereas if you're on a bigger kit, you don't have an obligation to play it all....
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    Re: Marko hits 7K posts!

    Congrats man.
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