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  1. Thread: Stix N Stonez

    by Stix518
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    Re: Stix N Stonez

    Yo PB! Was looking for you last night when I logged on after a (long) layoff. Been a while!

    Lots o' changes! Revamped the old band, went through several months of GAS on our PA in which I spent...
  2. Thread: Stix N Stonez

    by Stix518
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    Stix N Stonez

    Classic Rock, Pop, Funk, Contemporary Country - typical Party stuff!
    5-piece: Drums (Natch!), bass, guitar (x2), keys, Female front/vocals.

    Check it out!

    Website: www.stixnstonez.com
    Myspace:...
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    Re: Are mics really needed for nightclub gigs?

    +2 Kick Mic ALWAYS. Unless full blown sound tech, house sound, etc. nothing else needed except maybe 1 overhead just so the kit is in the mix. But you really have to mic the kick. Nothing like a...
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    Re: Anyone sing while playing?

    Countryman headset attached to a Shure wireless bodypack. Also using Mipro custom buds with a Sennheiser E300G1 wireless IEM system.

    Stix
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    Sticky: Re: Sonor Drums Discussion

    Here's a couple of updated pix of the working set...

    First one is from a gig a few months back (note no rack)

    http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x53/stix518/set.jpg

    This one is from...
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    Sticky: Re: Sonor Drums Discussion

    Oh my! Go away for a bit and looky, looky! 8 Pages of Sonor Drums. Seeing as I'm the "daddy" of this thread (it was spawned by me!! :icon_mrgreen:), I'm very proud at how much it has grown.
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    Re: Summer, Summer, Summertime!

    @itchie: none taken and no, I'm not going bald (maybe a little receding hairline) but what does that really have to do with owning and appreciating a classic German motorcar - would you have said...
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    Re: Summer, Summer, Summertime!

    :icon_lol:

    @gonefishin' - let the roadie carry the kit and PA in the back of his truck while me and the missus pull up in style an hour before the gig (YEAH, RIGHT!!! :icon_mrgreen:)

    @Bish -...
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    Re: RANT - The decline of a boyhood idol

    Got to admit tho... Parasite is a KILLER drummers song! :icon_cool:

    Stix
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    Summer, Summer, Summertime!

    Just took the hardtop off and took it for its maiden spin for the 2009 ragtop season. After 7 months under cover, the old girl needs a good bath but it's nice to know that summer is just around the...
  11. Thread: Tornado and PB

    by Stix518
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    Re: Tornado and PB

    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers, PB as are the folks in your town.

    Stix
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    Re: What do you call a rack, that isnt a rack?

    I got clamps, I got stackers I got something even more complex than a simple stacker! Lesizmor! True! Still thinking about a rack, tho. Much easier set-up AND a lot less weight. Just got to pull...
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    Re: What do you call a rack, that isnt a rack?

    @ CavGator

    ba-dump bump *crash*

    Are you here all night? Bet ya got a million of em! :icon_lol:

    Stix
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    Re: Refinished My 8" Tom, Take A Look.

    Way cool, Kev. Glad it worked out for you. Ain't nothing like a plan that comes together!!! Still think it's blasphemous to alter a Sonor shell, tho :icon_eek::biggrin:

    Stix
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    Re: Refinished My 8" Tom, Take A Look.

    Hey Kev!

    Niiiiiccce job on that Sonor drum (But to a Sonor geek like me, it would be sacriligious in my book, :icon_lol:). One thing, tho... by adding that many coats of clear, didn't you take...
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    Sticky: Re: Sonor Drums Discussion

    For all kinds of info on Sonor drums, head on over to www.sonormuseum.com and on the left hand column you can research what you have. You can identify your set, you can check out the catalog of your...
  17. Thread: Gloves or not?

    by Stix518
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    Re: Gloves or not?

    I use Ahead gloves. Have used them since I started playing again about 5 years ago after a long hiatus. No slip, no sweat, good grip. Deen Castronovo with Journey uses them (saw him on their new...
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    Re: Discouraged Yet Again......

    Hey DC!

    If I'm not mistaken, you chose to play the drums for the enjoyment of it... what I mean is, your livelihood doesn't depend on it, your next meal doesn't depend on it, if you don't learn...
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    Sticky: Re: Sonor Drums Discussion

    Although my bass drums have the double tom mount, they are both "virgin" as there is no hole passing through the shell. The mount actually attaches to the lugs - similarly, the toms themselves are...
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    Re: Roland SPD-S or Alesis Performance Pad?

    Got an SPD-S for the sampling ability as well. Truly an awesome piece of equipment. Got to have a mem card, tho, to really capitalize on the units capabilities. Still learning how to fully operate...
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    Re: Attack Drum Heads

    Well, it's been about six months and the Attacks were getting a bit long in the tooth. Went back to a set of G2's all the way around (toms) and I gotta tell ya, the drums seem, I don't know, more...
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    Poll: Re: How many of you play with brand name stix?

    Vic Firth Rock N. Have used them for as long as I can remember. Chew them up and spit them out, break/trash at least one pair per gig. Usually get a couple of rehearsals out of a pair. I use them...
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    Re: I Finally Did It.....

    You go girl!!

    Great tune to learn as well.

    It is an amazing feeling and you will remember it always - geesh, it's been 40+ years and I still remember the first song I ever learned which was...
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    Sticky: Re: Sonor Drums Discussion

    Yeah, "they" made it into a "sticky"! Coooooool!

    @ Rritter: That Natural Maple kit is totally AWESOME - Love that finish!!

    @ Darklegend: Saweet set... What sizes are you running? 8, 10, 12,...
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    Re: Get your kids started early...

    Very nice, Shane. It's always cool to see the next generation of real drummers coming along. And no, they don't have a machine for that! :icon_wink:

    Stix
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