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  1. Thread: 5 Years

    by NPYYZ
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    Re: 5 Years

    Well as a young drummer I was greatly influenced by the Music of Rush and drumming of Neil Peart. There's the NP.
    And here is the YYZ one of their songs.
    https://youtu.be/LdpMpfp-J_I

    I used to...
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    Re: Drummers / Musicians ... Social Media

    Sometimes I wonder what it would have been like if social media was around when we older guys were in our prime. I mean the contacts alone open up so many more doors. I'm friends on Facebook with...
  3. Thread: 5 Years

    by NPYYZ
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    Re: 5 Years

    Glad to hear all is well 5 years later.
  4. Re: DCP 10th Anniversary Sonor Cast Bronze Snares

    One day I came home and sitting on the kitchen table was a DW Edge Neil Peart Signature snare drum. My wife bought it for me just because I'm a Peart fan, and at the time I was building my Rush...
  5. Re: Newbie looking for help with choosing electronic set

    https://live.staticflickr.com/1752/42568116341_5168918a06_z.jpgpictures 010 by Joe D, on Flickr

    https://live.staticflickr.com/1743/28694349948_32154d3c5c_z.jpgpictures 009 by Joe D, on Flickr
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    Re: I want acoustic drums...wife says NO!

    My wife enjoys it when I play my drums. However I do realize it is loud so I tend to play when she is not home even though it doesn't bother her. Example I get out of work at 3:00pm she gets out of...
  7. Thread: Hardware cases

    by NPYYZ
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    Re: Hardware cases

    Spaz When i was playing out I had 3 homemade cases for my kit. One for all the hardware , one had my two kick drums , snare and cymbals in it , and the third one had all my toms 6" through 18" all...
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    Re: Alex Van Halen Underrated?

    https://youtu.be/g1qg9myFCqw
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    The ceiling in my basement is quite low. I'm 5' 10" and when standing behind my kit my head almost hits those beams....
  10. Thread: Hardware cases

    by NPYYZ
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    Re: Hardware cases

    I always made my own hardware cases. 3/4" plywood , metal corners, and I put wheels on them. If you're moving your equipment in a car this method probably won't work out though.
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    Boom! Put my other two china's up top.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47923186458_178e116dc0_z.jpg61158781_10219262451735819_7864248447992332288_n by Joe Dee, on Flickr

    Kit: PDP X7 Maple
    2...
  12. Re: Rock drummers and snare deum technique ( lack of ?? )

    I think Gruber ruined Peart. Neil had plenty of snare drum skills before Gruber and after he was more restrained and took less chances. Just listen to his playing up until the Test for Echo album ,...
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    Stole that from Bozzio. I'm currently torturing myself attempting to learn several Zappa tunes. I'm considering putting the two 18" wuhan china's up there also.
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    No they are good , not as close as they look. The mic's I use are only for my headphones. I have one inside the kick as well as on the batter head side of the kick. Then the two over heads and a tom...
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    Running with this now.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46947996485_4bdc6f4973_z.jpgUntitled by Joe Dee, on Flickr
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    Re: Then i forgot to ....

    1983 hopped in the truck , drove from Maine to Vermont ,helped the sound and light guys set up lights and P.A. Set up my kit but I had left my snare drum at home. I had taken it out of the truck to...
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    Re: Anyone know who this drummer is ?

    Interweb info:


    Don Dokken – lead vocals, rhythm guitar (1976–1989, 1993–present)
    Mick Brown – drums, backing vocals (1980–1989, 1993–present)
    Jon Levin – lead guitar (2003–present)
    Chris...
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    Re: The Best 25 Rock Drummers of All Time

    Yes , he's so dreamy......
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    Re: The Best 25 Rock Drummers of All Time

    Crazy list , everyone knows Tommy Lee should be #1.
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    Yeah I was trying out a Marco Minnemann thing. Not my cup of tea.
    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7877/39905083183_d6bb5cbe28_z.jpgMarcoCapture by Joe Dee, on Flickr
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    Re: I have some very sad news...

    R. I. P.
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    Well for the limited time I've been playing with this new set up I have to say I don't like the second 8" tom where it is. It was new and interesting at first but It just doesn't fit my playing style...
  23. Thread: Drummers

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    Re: Drummers

    Steve Smith
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    Re: Thinking about buying a gong

    I used to have a Zildjian 30" gong. It sounded great but I never really used it once i stopped playing out. I sold it a couple years ago and bought a PS4 Pro with the money. I'm glad I did. They look...
  25. Re: OT Question About Something That Really Annoys Me !

    Yup happens to me every time I return.
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